Archibald Thorburn

In an unprecedented departure from the previous generation, Archibald Thorburn neglected scientific accuracy in favour of breathing life into his paintings’ subjects. Today there are more prints of Thorburn paintings…

Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was a woman ahead of her time. An international superstar and remarkable athlete, Little Miss Sure Shot paved the way for lady guns and still inspires today. BASC’s…

James Ward

James Ward lead the way for change in his work, says Janet Menzies. While reminiscent of Stubbs, his art went further and considered the animals’ lives and their feelings, as…

Emma Ford

From nursing sick birds as a child to opening the first dedicated falconry school in the world, Emma Ford’s childhood enthusiasms have developed into a love for many fieldsports. For…

Spring turn out

Our winter-housed cows’ delight is evident at spring turn out, as they are returned to pasture. But this isn’t the only benefit, as Tim Field explains. For more on farming,…