New book paints of picture of Dewsbury over the last half-century
0 Have your say For more than 50 years Malcolm East has been sketching and painting local life in and around Dewsbury.
Now his story and evocative artwork are captured in a new book that will be launched next week.
The launch event for ‘When I was a Lad and a Working Man’ is on Tuesday, October 18 at the West Riding Licensed Refreshment Rooms at the railway station (11am).
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... read more
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