– beautifully crafted objects from skilled local makers in a wide variety of disciplines.
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 […]
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 […]
We’re delighted that our first Open after the lockdown received such tremendous support – over 80 people have submitted 160 pieces of work, and we’ve already made some significant sales. It all goes to show just how important art and craft are for our wellbeing in trying times – artists are one of the many […]
– an exhibition responding to the natural world in different media. Our first Open exhibition after lockdown attracted over 100 entries from a large number of local artists and craftsmen.
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 […]
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. […]
This showcase of recent work by four very different West Dorset artists — Michael Chappell, Tracy Linwood, Kathy Hallsworth and Charles Hallsworth — provides examples of each artist’s way of seeing and internalising the world around them. A chance to share the struggles, determination and humour required to produce each body of work.
In line with the reopening of the Symondsbury Estate, we are pleased to inform you that The Gallery will be opening on the 4th July from 10:30 – 4.30. For July, we plan to be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. But, depending on circumstances, we hope eventually to open from Thursday to Monday, closing […]
Printmaking is a highly skilful art form that offers numerous ways of working, from the detailed and time-consuming to the immediate and serendipitous. Whichever process is used, the resulting image will be distinct from what drawing or painting alone can achieve. In this exhibition, you’ll be able to enjoy the whole range of printmaking techniques, […]