Tom Phillips - May 2023
Friday, 19 May 2023 20:33 Written by Lucy Admin

I wish


“I Wish . . . ” is an exhibition and auction being run throughout Summer 2023 by the Laurence Sterne Trust, of which Tom was a patron, in Shandy Hall’s 50th anniversary year.

Artists and writers have created an artwork based on ‘I Wish . ..‘ the first two words from Tristram Shandy. Works are being exhibited anonymously and will be auctioned, with bids accepted until 31st August. Each maker has signed their work, but the identity of each artist will only be revealed to the highest bidder.

Each winner will receive a unique work of art, and the proceeds will go towards preserving Shandy Hall for another 50 years. The exhibition is now viewable online, and bids may be made in person or via the auction website.

The exhibition and website will be open for visits and bids until 12 noon on 31st August.
Plan your visit here to Shandy Hall, Coxwold, Thirsk YO61 4AD