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Eric Ward: an experienced eye, a St Ives palette

Eric Ward: an experienced eye, a St Ives palette

Some of the works in Eric Ward’s exhibition, from the Belgrave Gallery website There’s still time to catch Eric Ward’s exhibition at St Ives’ Belgrave Gallery, which is running until 4th July. Born and bred in St Ives, Eric captures life around the town with a...

The harbour master’s secret

Born in St Ives in 1945, Eric Ward joined the fleets of fishermen striking out from west Cornwall’s coast fresh out of school. He became St Ives’ harbour master in 1985 and coxswain of the lifeboat in 1989, retiring in 2000 after 34 years at sea. It was during long...