What’s On

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
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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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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Mar
29
Wed
A Passion for Butterflies
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Come and hear Ian Loe MBE talk about a lifetime looking for and then painting and drawing butterflies. This event coincides with an exhibition of his work. Event includes a finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

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Apr
11
Tue
Shamida Ethiopia event FREE
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A short evening with film highlighting the work of Shamidaethiopia. com

Click here for details

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Apr
27
Thu
World Tree Story
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Come and hear Julian Hight talk about his five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries. This event coincides with our a special exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints of trees. Event includes finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

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Jun
3
Sat
JOHNNY COPPIN and Paul Burgess CONCERT
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

event-0075-johnny-coppin-all-on-a-winters-night-smallSongs from Gloucestershire and Beyond with the renowned Johnny Coppin and Paul Burgess. TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE FROM NATURE IN ART ONLY. Tickets now available. www.johnnycoppin.co.uk

Jun
28
Wed
The Medieval Forest, An Illustrated Talk by Tim Porter @ Nature in Art
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
www.timporter.org.uk
www.timporter.org.uk

The romances of Robin Hood give us one version of the Forest, but the reality is even more intriguing. This talk is a tour through medieval greenwood, with its laws, landscapes, buildings, people and works of art. It is also a guide to what still remains to be seen. Tim is an itinerant lecturer, who has worked in theatre and adult education and is renowned for bringing the medieval world to life. He has given hugely entertaining talks at Nature in Art in the past.

Event includes finger buffet.

PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.

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Jul
28
Fri
Launch Night of the SAA Exhibition ‘Wildlife Treasures’ @ Nature in Art
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Andrew Denman

(Image by Andrew Denman)

Come and join us to celebrate this exhibition in the company of some of the artists. Open from 6.30 – 9.30pm with short special talks taking place throughout the evening. A unique occasion with artist from as far afield as Kenya, USA, Holland and South Africa.

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