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New Year’s Art Sale, 9-29 January 2020

Start 2020 by treating yourself to an affordable piece of art created by members of Lyme Bay Arts on show this month at The Gallery and The Space Symondsbury. You’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of subject matter and media, 2D and 3D.  So whether it’s paintings, drawings, jewellery, textiles, pottery, sculpture …

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The Winter Art Fair, 1st December -5th January 2020

Please come along and see both our established Gallery, and our new venue, The Space. Lyme Bay Arts, many of its member-artists and its two art centres, The Gallery and The Space, will be taking part for the first time in the Symondsbury Estate’s Christmas Market on 1st December with the opening day of its …

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TIC Visit to the Estate

On the 6th of November, more than a dozen members of Dorset’s Tourist Information Centre (TIC) teams from Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Bridport and Sherborne were welcomed to a tour around the Symondsbury Estate on the outskirts of Bridport, organised by Lyme Bay Arts’ publicity manager, Karol Kulik.    From the impressive tithe barn, a popular …

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All set for “Waterline”

Lois Wakeman and Tricia Scott have been working hard for the last two days, kindly assisted by Phil Clayton, to set up and hang the gallery for their exhibition of abstract photographs, which is now ready to open a day earlier than advertised – so please come along and meet them, and see the work …

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Talk and Tour with Annie Ward, 20 October

Please join artist Annie Ward in The Gallery Symondsbury for a talk and tour on Sunday 20 October at 1pm, to coincide with her exhibition there (12-23 October). Annie will be sharing with visitors the ideas and research behind her most recent series of paintings.  Living in Dorset, the history of the local landscape has …

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It’s official – we are here!

Yesterday saw the official opening of The Gallery at Symondsbury – we welcomed about 175 friends old and new on a bright and breezy afternoon. Sir Philip and Lady Colfox attended at just after noon and Sir Philip opened the space with a speech about the importance of art to people and the landscape. His …

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An invitation from the Lyme Regis Art Society

Uplyme Church Art Exhibition, Friday August 23rd and Saturday 24th Preview and Talk by Phil Clayton (Lyme Bay Arts’ Artistic Director) Artist Afloat! Thursday August 22nd Talk at Uplyme Village Hall 4:00 pm followed by Preview, drinks and canapés in Uplyme Church. Tickets: £10 in aid of Ugandan Charities, Tear Fund and New Hope Uganda …

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