Peter KennedyPeter Kennedy

Peter Kennedy was the Consultant Chest Physician at Severalls Hospital and at Colchester General Hospital between 1971 and 1997.  

Following retirement in 1997, he and his wife Doreen became Wivenhoe residents.

Peter became Arts Editor of Wivenhoe News in 2003, helping to swell its 40 pages with news and articles about the many local artists, authors and musicians, and the many arts events which take place in Wivenhoe every month.  He is often to be found attending or helping at Wivenhoe’s events.  In 2007, along with Chris Tanner, he was a founder member of poetrywivenhoe which has become a thriving local society.

Click below to see some of the reviews he has written or caused to be published in Wivenhoe News:

  • Art and More Art – an article written for Wivenhoe News in Autumn 07

  • Joan Gifford – a profileclick here

  • poetrywivenhoe:  Reviews of the events: May – July 2007

  • Peter North’s review of Twelfth Night performed by Mad Dogs and Englishmen – Aug07

  • About Mike Harwood’s book launch – Words Count

  • The Cavendish Consort and In Accord Concert in St Mary’s – Jan 2007

  • Joan Taylor, the Englishman and the Moor – November 2006

  • Review of Anthony Everitt’s new book The First Emperor

  • Review of Alice in Wonderland performed by Wivenhoe Youth Theatre in August 06

  • Sea-change: Wivenhoe Remembered for Wivenhoe News -Winter 06

  • An article about Annie Bielecka’s Icelandic Exhibition

  • About Wivenhoe Wordsmiths – Spring 2006

  • A Review of Tim Multon’s photographic exhibition Metamorphoses – Spring 06

  • Art Report – Christmas 2005

  • A Review of Everard Longland’s Art Exhibition at the Bakehouse – Nov05

  • Book review: Wivenhoe and the Earthquake by Peter Kaye
  • Pevsner and Essex, A Talk by Dr James Bettley reviewed Oct05 
  • Book Review:A Wine Miscellany, by Graham Harding – Nov 2005
  • A roundup of Open Studios – September 2005 
  • The last performance of the Old Rope String Bandin Wivenhoe – Sunday 23rd Jan 2005