Lachlan Goudie is an artist who exhibits regularly in London and New York who, in addition, is also a writer and arts broadcaster. He regularly contributes to the BBC World Service radio programme, ‘From our own Correspondent’ and has written and presented many documentaries for BBC television – ‘The Art of Witchcraft’ (2013), ‘Stanley Spencer: The colours of the Clyde’ (2014) and Awesome Beauty: The Art of Industrial Britain.
Lachlan has been a judge on the BBC1 series Big Painting Challenge since it began. ‘The Story of Scottish Art’ was a critically acclaimed landmark series and Lachlan was nominated by the Royal Television Society Scotland for their Onscreen Personality of the year award in 2015. Lachlan’s most recent documentaries “Painting The Holy Land” and "Mackintosh: Glasgow's Neglected Genius" were broadcast on BBC1 and BBC4 in 2018.Back to full listing.
The wonder of art and its power to colour and change people’s lives fascinates Lachlan (as it does the Ashbourne Festival). It lies at the heart of his work as an artist, writer and broadcaster. His knowledge of his subject is supported by his artistic practice and charisma as a presenter. This will be a fascinating evening, so book early.