Made in the Hood is an established site allowing local artists and craftspeople to display their work to a wider online audience. We are based in Woolton Hill, south of Newbury and are open to allartists who are within easy travelling distance of our neighbourhood ("Hood") of Woolton Hill, Ball Hill, Highclere, Penwood and the villages of north Hamphire. We exhibit both as a group and individually as part of the Open Studios Scheme and also at local events.
Arlington Arts Centre is the choice for live music in West Berkshire. Our line-up is always introducing you to up-and-coming blues and folk artists, as well as veteran craftspeople of the scene.Alongside this we have a vibrant programme of Theatre, Dance and Comedy - as well as being available to hire for conferences and the like.
A potted history of Craftsman Newbury Ltd. and Gallery1753 established early 1960′s. Craftsman opened in West Mills in the early 1960's as an art gallery run by Bernard Rose. In the early 70'sthe business moved to 61 Bartholomew St. by Blackboys Bridge and continued to trade as a gallery but added framing and crafts. Bernard was eventually joined by Peter Pope and then Peter's twin brother the late Alan Pope.
A variety of quality arts and crafts for sale including jewellery, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, illustration, antiques, furniture and interiors. Why not enjoy some tea and cake in the idyllicsetting by the river during your visit? For other art-minded people there are also courses to take part in.
Charismatic local artist, Jane Vaux, will be holding a course of acrylic painting lessons each Wednesday from 3rd June to 1st July 2015. Jane has a huge passion for the sea and the variety of light,textures and colours that are created along the coast. Her paintings are contemporary, and as well as realistic depictions, can be abstract, impressionistic or free style, covering a variety of subjects.
The Battlelines Redrawn Project is a study of how the battlefields of the First World War have regenerated over the past One Hundred Years. My focus centres on the landscapes of Ypres Salient and TheSomme using reference from paintings produced by War Artists Paul Nash and William Orpen. The aim is to produce a series of large oil paintings which show how the landscape has recovered, in part, using photos from my recent trips out to the North of France and Belgium. Visit the website here.
Established in 1977, Graham Gallery specialises in British 19th and 20th century watercolours, oils and prints. The period between 1860 and 1910 was a time when a large number of highly competentprofessional and amateur artists were painting landscapes and village and town scenes in Britain, and it is these artists and subjects which have always been very well represented at the Gallery.
Canvas art by Kandibox - one of the original long-established wall art, canvas art and poster print suppliers. Kandibox canvas art prints are available in a selection of styles and sizes to suit anyinterior, so you'll be sure to find a variety of canvas artwork that will compliment your living and work space.
Our speciality is framing and we are members of The Fine Art Trade Guild and follow the Guild Code of Ethics. Our framing team is headed by a guild commended framer with over 14 years of experience. Afull restoration service is also available and we use a Registered Fine Art Conservator. In our sculpture gallery we have a high quality selection of cold cast and foundry bronze sculptures and our giftware section includes handmade studio glass and jewellery by Jonanthan Harris.
A new concept in the World of Arts and Crafts based right in the centre of Reading, Creative Crafts & Workshops at Harris Arcade. Harris Arcade provides a wide range of specialist and unusualshops serving customers throughout the Reading area. Founded in 1930s, this quirky Arcaderemains fiercely independent and is a welcome relief from the bland familiar shops found nearly every where else.