What’s on at The Willow

                                                           The Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry, SY11 1AE. Tel: 01691 657575

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Dunbabin Gallery Exhibitions

Ugandan Photo Diaries- Dolen Ffermio Exhibition

23rd June – 7th July

Ugandan Photo Diaries is an Exhibition by young people from 3 schools in Kumi North Eastern Uganda linked to schools in Wales through the charity Dole Ffermio (Farming Link). The project initiated by photographer Cordelia Weedon and gives the young Africans a voice of their own, and shows life from a personal perspective, different from the one often portrayed through western eyes. The Exhibition also shows other work done by Dolen Ffermio.

 

Ugandan Music Video Exhibition Talk – Saturday 7th July 4.30-6pm. Free

 

21 Years Border Embroiders Exhibition

9th July-14th July

Featuring a special Olympic embroidery panel and artwork by many of the county’s most skilled embroiders this exhibition is sure to inspire.

 

Monday; 2-5:30 Tuesday-Saturday; 10-5:30

All donations go to The Child Migrants Trust & Local Community First Responders.

For further Information Contact 01691 658651.

 

Main Gallery Exhibitions

 

Spanish Influence Exhibition

 Sat. 26 th May – Sat. 14th July.

The Willow Gallery is privileged to have the work of Spanish artists Boris de Benito Martinez, Ana Villaneva, Rosa Fierro, Manuel Garcia and Pedro Fresnadillo for this special exhibition, alongside the work of well-known local artists Cordelia Weedon, Liz Mellor, John Neilson, John Wrag, Daphne Bursell, and the fabulous glasswork of Chrissie Smith.

A collection of Photographs, Paintings and Sculptures with a Spanish influence. Throughout May and June this Exhibition has continued to be successful and popular with gallery visitors, and with a Couple of weeks left you still have time to see these works in the Willow Gallery.

 

              Mary Whitthread – Solo Exhibition

Sat. 26 th May – Sat. 14th July.

There are only two weeks left of this uplifting and atmospheric exhibition capturing the subtle colours and textures of the natural world, through the eyes of Mary Whitthread.  ‘When technology offers an infinite array of the clearest of image, I can only offer a more personal diversion, of basic senses, light and shade, colour and texture that stimulate **a memory of somewhere or something, a feeling, almost intangible, slightly out of reach of the purely photograghical. These are my own…’Mary Whitthread

 

Transient Nature – A British Exhibition

 Monday 23rd July – Sat. 15th September

Preview Saturday 21st July. 7pm

Through a fabulous selection of paintings, sculptures, photographs, original prints, animation and textiles this exhibition celebrates the diversity of the British environment captured by local and nationally renowned artists.  The gallery is also excited to feature a selection of artwork by some of Britain’s best known wildlife artists, as part of the RSPCA’s touring wildlife exhibition.

The special exhibition preview on Saturday 21st of July will be a great opportunity to meet many of the exhibiting artists and have first viewing on what promises to be a sell out exhibition.    

 

Events

 

Spanish Day

Saturday 6th of July 11am – 7pm

 

Enjoy that Mediterranean feeling and some delicious tapas in the Willow Gallery, surrounded by Spanish artwork and music.

Different Spanish themed events will be happening throughout the day,

 

 

Herbalism Workshop – Summer Survival Kit

Saturday 14th of July

With the expert guidance of Herbalist Teri Evans Learn how to make your own Summer Survival Kit: After Sun Moisturiser, Lip Balm, Foot Balm, Hair Rescue

Take home all the products you make & the recipes to enjoy making again and again

£16 per person

Limited places please book in advance.

 

Sea Sunday Cake Sale

Sunday 8th July

10.30-4pm

The Willow Gallery are hosting a Charity cake sale.

Raffle and Lucky Ticket with Prizes

Colour a bottle, children’s activity

Admission includes Drink & Cake

Admission Adult: £3.50 Child: £1

 

Willow Gallery Shop

 

A fabulous showcase of the wide variety and high quality of local creativity.

The shop is brimming with a wide range of jewellery, handcrafted bags, felt corsages and books, buttons, a wonderful selection of ceramics and even bespoke teddy bears. There is so much to see this is the perfect place to find that unique gift and enjoy a relaxed and inspiring shopping experience.

 

The Willow Gallery is now a Community Interest (not for profit) Company

If entering an exhibition etc.. please make all cheques payable to Willow Oswestry CIC.

 

Car Parking Spaces Available to Rent in the Willow Car Park

 

The Dunbabin Room is also available to rent for workshops, courses, meetings, private functions and events.

Local Event of The Month – Llangollen International Eisteddfod – 10th – 15th of July

 

The Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1AE.

Tel: 01691 657575. E-mail: willowgalleryoswestry@gmail.com. Web: www.willowartgallery.co.uk

 

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