Figures of Power: The Life of my Father, Oscar Nemon, and his Iconic Sculptures of the Famous – from Churchill to the Queen by Aurelia Young
“I attended a marvellous lecture by Aurelia Young on her late father, the sculptor Oscar Nemon, a genius who sculpted the crowned heads of Europe, Sigmund Freud and Winston Churchill.”
-Matthew Parris, The Times
Aurelia Young grew up in the Oxford studio of her famous father, the sculptor Oscar Nemon, who sculpted HM Queen Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, Sigmund Freud, and many leading opinion formers of the 20th Century.
Aurelia is married to Lord Young of Cookham who was a Member of Parliament for over forty years and is now an active member of the House of Lords. Aurelia has had a varied career in the world of politics as a local councillor in London and Berkshire. Aurelia started researching the life of Oscar Nemon in 2006 and has written a much praised biography of her father. ‘Finding Nemon’. Aurelia gives talks about her famous father and also talks about her amusing life as the wife of a high-profile politician. Aurelia has given talks in the UK, America, France, Israel, Belgium and Ireland. Aurelia and George live in the village of Cookham in Berkshire.
Aurelia will bring along copies of her book that will be available to purchase on the evening, a great opportunity to have it signed by the author.
When: Thursday 8th December at 7:30pm (entrance from 7pm)
Where: The exhibition room at Arundells, Cathedral Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EN
What is Included: The talk will include refreshments
Please note that the main gates may be closed if you arrive a little early, but please don’t worry, we will be there to let you in from 7pm.
There will be loos available on site, including an accessible loo, but no there is no parking at Arundells, we recommend using city centre car parks.
All tickets are non refundable but you are very welcome to pass them on to friends or family if you are unable to attend.