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| 1932 - 1959 |1960 - 1969 |1970 - 1979 | 1980 - 1989 | 1990 - 2000 |


 

1932
Born in Birkenhead.


1938               
Family moves to Rhyl, North Wales (A.H.’s father employed as entertainments organiser at Sunnyvale holliday camp)
Vale Road County Primary School

 

1943               
Emmanuel Secondary Modern School, Rhyl

 

1945-51          
St. Asaph Grammar School. Fellow pupil Philip Jones Griffiths (Magnum photographer best known for his Vietnam pictures) becomes a long-life friend
Member of Rhyl Children’s Theatre

 

1951-55          
King’s College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, University of Durham Department of Fine Art. Lecturers include: Lawrence Gowing, Roger de Grey, Victor Pasmore, Richard Hamilton.

 

1956               
Teacher, Catholic College for Boys, Preston
Meets Joyce Wilson
Returns to Liverpool
Goes to Rhyl each summer to work in the fairground

 

1957               
Scenic artist, Liverpool Playhouse
Marries Joyce Wilson (divorced 1974)

 

1957-58          
Teacher, Chorlton Grammar School and Cheadle Hulme School, Manchester

 

1958-60          
Teacher, Warwick Bolam County Secondary School, Netherton, Liverpool

 

1958               
First exhibition: Liverpool Academy Open, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
In Rhyl, meets Mike Evans (later member of The Clayton Squares and The Liverpool Scene)

 

1959               
Exhibitions:
Five Painters (Adrian Henri, Henry Graham, Alan Wood, Don McKinlay, Anthony Collinge), Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
Spring Exhibition, Cartwright Hall, Bradford

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