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Celebrating 40 years of Roger Elliott’s photography

SALISBURY Arts Centre celebrates 40 years of the photography of Roger Elliott, with an exhibition from 26th April to 20th May. It is a special event marking the arts centre’s 40th anniversary and Roger’s working life that has been dedicated to documenting life in and around Salisbury. The exhibition includes an amazing range of images…

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Philip Sutton at Sladers Yard

THE new exhibition at Sladers Yard, West Bay, from 22nd April to 18th June, is called The Poetry of Philip Sutton RA. This gloriously colourful show celebrates the work of the 88 year old artist who was born in Dorset and moved back to the county in 2014, with his wife Heather, after many years…

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Arty Bazaar at the Boilerhouse Gallery

THE first Arty Bazaar of the year at the Boilerhouse Gallery at Corfe Castle is on Saturday 22nd April, from noon to 4pm. There will be the usual mix of stalls selling different crafts, and Trina from Java cafe in Swanage will be bringing her tasty food and coffee. Among the stallholders will be Jenny…

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Tuckton Artists at the Regent Centre

TUCKTON Artists make the short trip across the River Stour to bring their third art exhibition to the Foyer Gallery at the Regent in Christchurch from Saturday 15th April to Friday 5th May. Tuckton Artists are a relatively new art group and have enjoyed painting together each month for the last four years. The membership…

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Nick Andrew and Wylye Valley Art Trail

NICK Andrew, who was one of the founders of Wylye Valley Art Trail, will be opening his studio at Bull Mill, Crockerton, for this year’s trail from 27th May to 4th June But Nick is also looking for a London gallery to show the paintings he has been making following a year of visits to…

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Plants “in a different light” at Lacock Abbey

THE spring exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey features extraordinary botanical images – photograms – by scientist and artist, Jan Ramscar. Following in the footsteps of photographic pioneers, Jan creates her botanical projection photograms without the use of a camera. She works in a darkroom, shining light through flowers and seeds onto…

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Phyllis Wolff supports Dorset Wildlife Trust

NORTH Dorset artist Phyllis Wolff feels passionately about the countryside and she is inviting bids for one of her paintings, Melbury Hill, to raise money for Dorset Wildlife Trust./ Phyllis explains: “On the day my fourth grandchild Orin, was born last November, I received the latest appeal from the Dorset Wildlife Trust about the alarming…

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Dorset printmakers at Tincleton Gallery

THE early spring exhibition at the Tincleton Gallery in the Old School House features prints by multi-talented Mexican-born artist Jazmin Velasco and Scottish-born Colin Moore, both now based in Dorset. The work, alongside other regular artists who show at the gallery in Tincleton near Dorchester, is on show until 14th May. Jazmin Velasco is from…

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Goddess in the Machine at Springhead

SPRINGHEAD, the environmental arts centre at Fontmell Magna, hosts an important exhibition and series of events looking at women in the arts and the role of the curator. The exhibition features new work by the Dorset based painter Deanne Tremlett, curated by artist and gallery owner Anne Hitchcock, who is also the joint director of…

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