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Ursula Bethell exhibition

November 2022

An exhibition highlighting the life of the Canterbury poet and artist Ursula Bethell is opening at Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House, offering the rare opportunity to view examples of her work as an accomplished water-colour artist alongside archival papers from her literary life.  

Ursula Bethell: A Fine and Private Place‘, 4 November – 4 Dec 2022, 10am – 4pm, Wed–Sun (closed Mon-Tue). Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House. 83 Clyde Road, Ilam, Christchurch.

The Ursula Bethell Collection, held at the Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury, was added to the Memory of the World Register in 2021.