Meet the "umbrella man", known for his paintings of Caddy's ice cream and old Dewsbury cinemas
Margaret Watson For more than 50 years Malcolm East has been sketching and painting local life in and around Dewsbury.
Now his story and his evocative artwork are captured in a new book that will be launched on Tuesday October 18 at 11am at the West Riding Licensed Refreshment Rooms, Railway Station, Wellington Road, Dewsbury.
Much of Malcolm’s work records changes to the town, especially the loss of favourites such as Caddy`s Ice Cream Parlour and the town`s cinemas.
Malcolm will be on hand at the book’s launch to sign books, and other book signings have been arranged.
Malcolm is... read more
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