The Boy Who Bit Picasso to talk about the great artist at Peckover House in Wisbech

THE great grandson of Lord Peckover returns to Wisbech next week to talk about his family’s relationship with the great artist Picasso.

Antony Penrose revisits the family home, on Wisbech’s North Brink, on Friday October 14.

His father, Roland Penrose, and his mother, Lee Miller, came to know Picasso in the post war years. Growing up on Farley Farm, the young Antony had plenty of opportunity to get to know his parents’ house guest and as an adult, looks back on the friendship that grew between him and one of the most famous artists of the 20th century.

Antony’s talk explores his parents’ gift and love of art and their individual talents which brought such a celebrated man into their lives. He will also explain how he came to bite Picasso.

The talk, in the library of Peckover House, starts at 7.30pm. Tickets for The Boy Who Bit Picasso are �12 each and available by calling Peckover House on 01945 583463.

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