Paddock Project

The Paddock Project is a new, purpose-designed world-class visual arts venue, opening in 2022 in the historic market town of Sherborne in Dorset. The gallery will present a changing programme of international, national and regional contemporary and modern art, craft and design, including sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, new media, textiles and ceramics. Designed by the Exeter-based architecture practice LHC design, the £5 million, 1700 sq m space will feature two extensive galleries, a 120-seat cinema/performance auditorium, two studios for hosting events and activities, and a café / restaurant, shop and garden.

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The Glove Factory
17a Newland
Dorset DT9 3JG

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Chinese Brush Painting with Kaili Fu

Kennaway House, Cobourg Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8NG

Friday 20 September 2019 – Friday 15 November 2019

Sea Swimmers | Opening Event | Lynn Dennison in conversation with Beth French

Watchet Visitor Centre & Boat Museum, Harbour Rd, Watchet, TA23 0AQ

Friday 18 October 2019 – Saturday 30 November 2019

Autumn Open

The Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG

Saturday 09 November 2019 – Wednesday 27 November 2019

Present Makers 2019

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell St, Honiton EX14 1LX

Saturday 09 November 2019 – Saturday 21 December 2019

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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