New Expressions


This event, hosted by Upton House and Gardens  – one of New Expressions 3’s 15 museum partners, is the first of 3 field visit events they have organized this summer.

The overall purpose of the field visit programme was to enable a broad cross-section of people from the worlds of museums, historic properties and contemporary arts, who share an interest in collaborative working to come together to:

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Selected – OVADA Seven Counties Open 2015

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Really excited to have been chosen to exhibit in the Seven Counties Open.

The OVADA Seven Counties Open provides exhibition opportunities, support and development for contemporary artists based in Oxfordshire and the surrounding Counties of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Wiltshire and Warwickshire. Artists at any stage of their career were invited to submit work in any medium that responded to the concept ‘Precious’. Artists were selected by independent judges Matt Roberts and Rosalind Davis for inclusion in the Open exhibition at OVADA’s Warehouse to coincide with Oxfordshire Artweeks.

The selected artists are:
Alexandra Charlotte Pullen, Amy Nelson, Angela Stauber, Anna Morris, Chrystoir Harden, Claire Kidman, Dawn Harris, Ellen Love, Enno Katelhon, Felix Martin, G K Field, Holly Muir, Jacqueline Maclaurin, James Allan, James Metsoja, Jenny Fay, Jonathan Moss, Karen Purple, Khaver Idrees, Lynda Whitehouse, Marie Robinson, Neil Mabbs, Peter Care, Robert W Strange and Sarah Britten-Jones.

PV is Friday 1st May 6.00pm – 9.00pm, be great to see you there.

OPEN 2015 poster

Christmas Card Printing Workshop


A full day workshop at the beautiful Ragley Gallery and Studios creating your own original Christmas Cards.

If you would like to make your own special cards for your  friends and family this Christmas, come and join us for this lovely Christmas Card workshop. A fun day that you will really enjoy just as much as your friends and family will enjoy receiving their very special Christmas greetings from your individually designed and printed cards.

All you need to bring with you are your ideas, start looking for inspiration now, all materials will be provided. Students can use a variety of methods: block printing, lino or collage. Cards will be A5 to fit standard envelopes.

Dates & Times: From 11am until 4pm on Friday 22nd November

Cost and Booking: £55.00 per person includes admission to Ragley Park and Gardens. Please bring a packed lunch. For more information and to reserve your place please call Dawn Harris on: 07889 718242.