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Artist talk this Saturday 20/11/21

Artist talk this Saturday 20/11/21

Patrick Jones will be hosting a talk on Abstraction at 3:30pm on Saturday 20th November in the Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery at Symondsbury. Renowned East Devon painter Patrick Jones (pictured above with his current co-exhibitor at Sou’-Sou’-West, Nigel Moores) has spent his life developing paintings which use his experience of the real world, such as movement, atmosphere […]

The Creative Sketchbook

Three workshops with artist Christine Allison during her exhibition ‘The Sky Is The Limit’ at the Sou’ Sou’ West Gallery on the Symondsbury Estate. Monday 1 November Wednesday 3 November Friday 5 November 10am – 1pm, maximum 6 places on each workshop (only one workshop per person). Adults only. £30 per place. Please book through […]

A change of directorships

Lyme Bay Arts is run by a community interest company (CIC), with a board of directors. We are writing to let you know that, as of Thursday 27th May, Elizabeth Richie resigned as a director after three successful and hard-working years, and will be leaving us to concentrate on her own artistic pursuits, which have […]

Museum in a Matchbox

Museum in a Matchbox

– ‘A creative centenary celebration in miniature’ Lyme Regis artist and Lyme Bay Arts member Christine Allison invites creative adults to join her in making 100 innovative matchboxes to display in the museum to celebrate Lyme Regis Museum’s 100th birthday. The idea – visit Lyme Regis museum and choose an object from all the exhibits […]

A funding boost for us

We are incredibly grateful to share the news that Lyme Bay Arts CIC has been awarded funding from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, administered by Arts Council England. This grant is vital to our plans to support our brand new gallery shop, to further develop our digital strategy, and to continue to provide creative opportunities […]

Fundraising for Bridport Refugee Support Campaign

Fundraising for Bridport Refugee Support Campaign

One of the current paintings on show in ‘Awakening‘ has been chosen by the Bridport Refugee Support Campaign to become a fundraiser for them. Pamela Allsop (one of the three painters involved in the exhibition) was keen to dedicate their show to those in a more serious lockdown, like Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and invited Clive Stafford […]

Awakening – three painters react positively to lockdown

Awakening – three painters react positively to lockdown

Dorset-based artists Zee Jones and Pam Allsop are joined by Lucy de Albuquerque from North Hampshire in a showcase of their recent work. All three artists love the exuberance of vibrant colours, only differing in the mediums they use.  Zee and Pam work in mixed media and acrylic, while Lucy uses watercolours, printmaking and mixed media. […]

Contemporary Crafts 2020

Contemporary Crafts 2020

A carefully curated exhibition of work by local designers and makers (both our members and invited exhibitors) in a variety of materials, beautifully exhibited in the SouSouWest gallery at Symondsbury, from 3rd-21st September – open daily from Thursday-Monday, 10.30-4.30. We’ll be hosting some demonstrations too during the show. Craft Demonstrations Discover how traditional techniques and […]

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