Made in the Marches
12 Church Street, Kington, HR5 3AZ
Tel: 07531 820195 or 07544368547
Showcasing the work of artists and makers living and working in The Marches of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Powys, reflecting the talent and essence of the region.
Monthly demonstrations by 'resident makers' and other workshops, demonstrations and events. See website for details.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Bank Holiday Mondays 11 am to 4 pm. until Twelfth Night, then closed until spring.
Free parking is available locally, and free short stay parking outside the gallery. There is a small step into the gallery, which is wheelchair accessible with a helping hand. We regret that access to the Cellar Gallery is by stairs only.
Studio 54 Gallery
54 Bridge Street, Kington HR5 3DJ
Tel; 01544 231527/07980226228
Open 7 days from 11.00 until 16.00. Please telephone to confirm if making a special journey. Studio 54 Gallery is privately owned. Rachel exhibits her own work and also hosts guest artists.
Jane Keay, a well known local artist who exhibits in the Made in the Marches Gallery is the tutor of the Kington club
The classes take place on Thursday afternoons from 2-4pm at the Marches Gallery in Church Street.
Each term, Spring, Summer and Autumn, lasts ten weeks.
The cost per term is £130.00
The classes are for beginners and experienced painters
The Autumn term starts on Thursday 19th September
The classes are not prescriptive and everyone learn to paint or draw in whatever medium they like and whatever subject they like.
Tutorials on the elements of picture making such as composition, perspective, tone etc are given every week and members receive a file when they join into which they can store the hard copy for reference.
Twice a term Jane delivers a tutorial called The Story Behind the Painting in which the group looks at a particular work of art in detail, discovers what the artist's life was like and the historical context of the painting in order to get a deeper appreciation of a work of art.
Members get a 10% discount card for local art suppliers.
Members can make up any classes they may miss by going to any of the other clubs at any time, including rolling over a session to the following term if necessary to ensure they always get the number of classes they have paid for.
All the details can be found on the website - www.villageartclubs.co.uk or anyone interested can phone Liz on 07938 563716 for more information.
Each two hour class costs £13.00 (£6.50 per hour) – £130.00 for a ten week term. When you join you will receive a file of tutorials and a membership card which will allow you a discount on your art supplies at various local outlets.
Felt making workshops using locally produced fleece and felt run by Pearl Taylor at her home and B&B
The Bleddfa Centre
Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys, LD7 1PA
Tel: 01547 550377
Eardisland Parish Church
Church Lane, Eardisland, Leominster, HR6 9BP
Each year from Easter to November.
Erwood Station Gallery
Llandeilo Graban, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SJ
Christina Blair Tel: 01982 560674
The Craft Centre is on the B4567 following the old railway line.
Wormbridge, Herefordshire, HR2 9DH
Tel: 01981 570506
Galanthus is a contemporary art gallery and café housed in a beautifully converted, 250 year barn. The gallery shows a mix of art and design craft – usually three artists at any one time in exhibitions that change every eight weeks. Open 10am - 5pm, 6 days a week, (closed Weds).
The Hay Makers
St John's Place, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR3 5BN
Tel: 01497 820556
Hereford Art Gallery
Broad Street, Hereford, HR4 9AU
Tel: 01432 260692
Regular changing exhibitions of paintings, prints, photography and craftworks. Open all year, Tuesday to Saturday 10 - 5pm plus April to September, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10 - 4pm.
Ashbrook House, Clyro, Herefordshire, HR3 5RZ
Open Tuesday to Sunday (inclusive) 10 - 5pm.
The Lion Gallery
15B Broad Street, Leominster, HR6 8BT
Tel: 01568 611898
Open Tuesday to Saturday
Recently rated as one of the best in Wales. Focussing on showing the very best contemporary artists working in Wales and the Borders today. Open Mon – Sat 10.30 – 5.00. Dogs welcome.
Old Chapel Gallery
East Street, Pembridge, Herefordshire, HR6 9HB
Tel: 01544 388842
A wide range of contemporary crafts and arts on display in a Victorian Chapel setting. Exhibitions held four times a year and the gallery is open throughout the year.
April to October and at other times for group tours by arrangement.
Wednsday to Sunday
As well as the art gallery and Sidney Nolan's Studio on show we now have the late 16th Century Jacobean Rodd Court for people to visit and all just 8 miles from the centre of Kington.
The Wye Gallery
5 & 5A Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR3 5DF
Tel: 01497 821163
Antiquarian prints and signed limited edition prints. Open Monday to Saturday 10 - 5pm. Sunday 11 - 4pm
Kington Art Society
Two exhibitions a year on Spring and Summer Bank Holidays.
The Border Monochrome Camera Club
Regular exhibitions at The Burton Hotel.
Prestigious anual art event across Herefordshire during September.