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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 […]

Last chance to see …

Last chance to see …

This weekend is your last chance to enjoy the wide variety of subjects and media in our Natural Forms Open exhibition. Two galleries of work by local artists and craftsmen, and a display in the courtyard outside. Help us celebrate the talent of the Southwest’s arts community this holiday weekend! Open 10.30-4.30 till Monday at […]

A new look and focus

A new look and focus

We’re delighted to announce our new web site design, which will be focused more on our membership, and the launch of a new website devoted to the galleries and exhibitions, which has a new name – SouSouWest. Our sister site will not only give you more detailed previews of our exhibitions, but also offer you […]

We’re open at last!

We’re open at last!

Following a long fallow period owing to COVID-19, we’re pleased to announce that we have now opened, albeit in a limited way for now. If you are around on Fridays or at the weekend, please do call in and say hello, and have a COVID-safe look around the gallery at “Infourmation” – our current exhibition. […]

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