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. […]

Infourmation, 4 July – 9 August 2020

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.

We’re opening again on 4th July :-)

We’re opening again on 4th July :-)

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 […]

Printmakers Open, 15 February – 8 March 2020

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, […]

Mysterious Adventures, 1 February – 15 March 2020

Well-known Bridport-based painter David Brooke has an intriguing exhibition of acrylic paintings entitled Mysterious Adventures. His distinctive paintings evoke mythology and folk tales, but they are not based on particular stories and thus allow viewers themselves to imagine their own narratives, to create their own sense of mystery and adventure.

Not Everything Is Black and White, 1 – 12 February 2020

Inspired by the natural world, Trisha Hayman’s traditional artwork features the unconsidered and expendable specimens of the natural world which fascinate her. This exhibition highlights her more contemporary approach to still life: simple clean lines in graphite that complement the richly detailed subject matter. Alongside Trisha’s work will be pieces by Mark Swan, creator of […]

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. 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 or photography, there will be something for […]

The Winter Art Fair, 1 December 2019 – 5 January 2020

Lyme Bay Arts, and many of its member-artists, will be taking part for the first time in the Symondsbury Estate’s Christmas Market on 1st December with the opening day of its Winter Art Fair. This festive exhibition will include the kind of affordable works of art that make ideal seasonal gifts for friends, family or […]

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