What’s On

Sep
13
Tue
2016 British Wildlife Photography Awards @ Nature in Art
Sep 13 – Nov 13 all-day

 

Hitchhikers by George Stoyle
Hitchhikers
by George Stoyle Overall Winner 2016

Exhibition:
The first post-launch display of all the winning images from this renowned competition focusing on British fauna and flora. Extraordinary pictures of our rarest animals and the wildlife on our doorstep.

To find out more about the competition visit the BWPA website: here

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Oct
4
Tue
CROWD! @ Nature in Art
Oct 4 – Nov 6 all-day

 

CROWD!(small)Exhibition:
Chosen, Revered Objects Which Delight, all selected from the Nature in Art collection and chosen by popular vote by members of the public. A variety of items that highlight the diversity of art inspired by nature.

CLICK HERE to see the selection and to make your vote! Voting closes 25th September.

 

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Wild and Free @ Nature in Art
Oct 4 – Oct 16 all-day

 

Wild and FreeExhibition:
An exhibition by the Gloucestershire based ‘Stitched Up’ textile artists’ group. They use textiles and other media to imaginatively portray the countryside and coast during the changing seasons.

 

Oct
25
Tue
An illustrated talk by Mike Amphlett
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Mike is a highly experienced photographer, picture editor, tutor and writer who also has worked in wildlife film-making, This talk will focus on recent photographic adventures in India where he saw spectacular wildlife and experienced fascinating cultures.

Cost includes a finger buffet.

Nov
22
Tue
The Valley in the Glass @ Nature in Art
Nov 22 – Dec 18 all-day

 

Amanda Lawrence - Wild Carrot - photo Simon Bruntnell(small)Exhibition:
An uplifting and thought-provoking exhibition of glass sculpture, photographs and sounds by glass artist Amanda Lawrence, inspired by four years of walking and listening in Gloucestershire’s iconic Slad Valley.

 

Nov
25
Fri
The Valley in the Glass
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Amanda Lawrence - Wild Carrot - photo Simon Bruntnell(small)

Come and meet and hear from glass artist Amanda Lawrence who spent four years walking, looking and listening in the Slad Valley with camera, sketchbook and sound recorder to create our winter exhibition. Amanda’s striking glass sculpture and haunting soundtrack, photographs and stories create an uplifting and thought-provoking experience.

Even though this event is free, please tell us if you intend to come. Donations welcome. Refreshments available.

Nov
26
Sat
Children’s story reading by Christine O’Neill @ Nature in Art
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am

amanda-lawrence-ribbon-of-lights-photo-a-lawrenceWhen Gwen Fern walked home accross Slad Valley on a summer night in 1919 she found enough glow worms to decorate her hat with a ‘ribbon of lights’.

 

On Saturday 26th November at 11am and 1.30pm Slad Valley resident and children’s writer Christine O’Neill will be reading her new story for young children, The Wrong Side of the Dark  illustrated by Amanda Lawrence’s glass and inspired by the true story about Gwen Fern and the glow worms which was one of the earliest inspirations for the exhibition The Valley in the Glass.

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Jan
17
Tue
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Jan 17 – Mar 12 all-day

 

All the latest winners in the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition organised by The Natural History Museum. Chosen from almost 50,000 entries from 95 countries, these amazing images reflect nature’s beauty, diversity and fragility.

Photo: Agorastos Papatsanis (Greece)

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Feb
11
Sat
Wallsworth Art Group Show
Feb 11 – Feb 19 all-day

Annual display of work by members of the Wallsworth Art Group who regularly meet at Nature in Art. On display in the Education Centre.

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Feb
22
Wed
Wild Ethiopia
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Come on a journey with Dr John Sparks, former head of the BBC Natural History Unit, to discover some of the natural history of Ethiopia. Event includes finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.

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