What’s On

Sep
25
Wed
Norman Thelwell: An Illustrated Talk by Tim Craven @ Nature in Art
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Norman Thelwell: Celebrated cartoonist and artist

An illustrated talk by Tim Craven

Tim Craven is an artist, former Curator at Southampton City Art Gallery and well known to Nature in Art. This talk traces the life, passions and artistic development of  Norman Thelwell from his early years and formative wartime experiences to his subsequent rise to become one of the nation’s best known and loved cartoonists of his era. His works were full of beautifully observed detail and mainly of rural subjects,  including country and leisure pursuits, sport, house sales and renovation, stately homes, gardening and sailing. Thelwell also was an early and passionate campaigner for the environment and a master of watercolour landscapes. A fascinating evening for all.

£8 including finger buffet

Doors open 7pm to view galleries. 7.30pm buffet. 8.10pm talk

TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE PLEASE

Wallsworth Evenings are held every month.

Oct
8
Tue
Nature’s Code – Preview Evening and Panel Discussion @ Nature in Art
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Preview Evening and Panel Discussion on the Fibonacci sequence by leading experts in different fields of interest.

Join us for the preview evening of Nature’s Code including a fascinating discussion surrounding the Fibonacci sequence. Alongside the exhibition, this panel discussion between experts from the fields of mathematics, music and art will dicuss and debate the sequence and how it relates to and intertwines these wide ranging subjects.

Doors open 7pm to view the Nature’s Code exhibtion and other galleries. Talk starts at 8.00pm

This event is FREE to attend but we would appreciate it if you could please let us know in advance if you would like to come – 01452 731422

Oct
17
Thu
Painting the Past
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

An illustrated talk by Jackie Garner
Jackie Garner takes us back to the times of the ancients, with images from her latest trip to Egypt. Take a glimpse into the tombs and temples and discover the variety of art styles that adorned the resting places from the workers to the wealthy. What links a 3500 year old tomb painting to a modern pop song? How do we know that Sennefer was a wine buff? Find out during this captivating talk. Jackie was our Education Officer at Nature in Art and is now an established and popular artist, speaker, tutor, guide and author. Her paintings have been shown on BBC television and are held in collections as far afield as the Falkland Islands, Trinidad, Australia and the USA.

 

Oct
26
Sat
Gift & Craft Fair @ Nature in Art
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm

Annual Gift and Craft Fair taking place at Nature in Art, Gloucester!

When: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October, 2019
Admission: £3 entry, Children FREE

Nature in Art: The first UK museum and art gallery dedicated to art inspired by nature, in all media and forms.
www.natureinart.org.uk

This event has been held for over 20 years and is always well attended, last year we welcomed over 1500 visitors across the two days and raised essential funds for the Nature in Art Trust.
This year it will be taking place on the weekend of Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th October 2019, 10am-5pm both days.

Here at Nature in Art we are extremely passionate about supporting local artists and craftspeople, helping to highlight the array of crafts available and the creativity of the people in the local area. Our event strives to have over 40 stallholders showcasing a variety of crafts, from woodwork & ceramics to glassware & photography.

2019 Stallholders:

The Metal Press

National Trust

Intricate Woodwork

Yum Yum Fine Foods

Pepperwood & Co

Sea Parrot

Cotton Moon

Lin’s Jewellery

Fircone Fire Lighters

Karen Edwards Ceramics

Barking Hen Jewellery

Maisy Makes

Wooden Heart Designs

Jeanette Hannaby Enamel

Gordon Hemming

Country Fabric Crafts

Maison Gazelle Ltd

The Ark Man

Exploding Box Co.

Renee Kilburn

Olwyn KW

Chaaboo

Mollie’s Makings

AJ’s Woodcraft

Kerry Jane

Field Fresh Skincare

JP Jewellery

Natty Deco

Tales of Maille

Lynn Hazel – British Wildlife Sculptor

Stained Glass by Debra

Susan Thacker

Leatherwise

David Tinsley Photography

Clare Design

Claytime Designs

Sonya Ceramic Art

Hand Made by Heart

Flat Cap Designs

 

 

If you would like further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us on:
01452 731422.

Nov
22
Fri
Gloucestershire Through the Lens
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The glowing colour of traditional slide film is the perfect medium in which to celebrate the beauty and variety of Gloucestershire. Historian and renowned lecturer Tim Porter shows some choice examples, and shares some thoughts on the glories of our local scene in this engaging talk. This glimpse of Gloucestershire will inspire and inform on many levels. The British Wildlife  Photography Awards will be open for viewing beforehand.

Dec
17
Tue
Christmas Celebration
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

An evening of festive songs and carols to celebrate the Christmas season with the Heart of Gloucester Community Choir under the leadership of Monika Murrell. Our usual hearty finger buffet will include mince pies and mulled wine. An evening for all, partly in aid of mental health charities. Preceded by opportunity to view the galleries.

Feb
27
Thu
Britain’s Ancient Forest, Legacy and Lore
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm

Please note that this evening has had to be re scheduled for Thursday April 16th due to flooding in the local area.

If you had tickets for this event, we will assume you are able to come to the rearranged date unless you contact us to the contrary. 01452 731422. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

An illustrated talk by Julian Hight
Come on a tour of Britain’s ancient forest told through its surviving ancient trees. From the wildwood, through working woodlands and royal forests, enclosed deer parks and landscaped manorial estates to modern plantation forestry and rewilding, this talk recounts the little told tale of an evolving landscape shaped by its wildlife, people and their relationship with trees – many of which survive as living links to Britain’s rich and ancient history. As well as being an ancient tree specialist and nature lover, Julian Hight is a designer, photographer and musician, so his talk will also feature original music written and recorded by him reflecting seasons in the forest, with forest sounds recorded through the year weaved in to produce a unique forest soundtrack.Copies of Julian’s latest book ‘Britain’s Ancient Forest, legacy and lore’, will be available on the night.Free access to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition 7.00pm – 7.30pm. Buffet at 7.30pm. Talk starts c8.10pm. THIS EVENING IS NOW FULL!

Mar
24
Tue
Iceland: Land of Fire and Brilliant Birds POSTPONED
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS TALK HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS AVAILABLE

An illustrated talk by Philip Mugridge ARPS
Philip is a very experienced and widely travelled nature photographer. Iceland is one of his favourite photographic haunts which he has visited multiple times. This talk will reveal why he loves it so much! Its spectacular landscapes and awe-inspiring geological features (including many active volcanoes) mean this is an inspirational place for the nature photographer, particularly when coupled with some fantastic bird life. (Iceland is the only place in Europe where some species breed). Whether you are a nature lover or adventurer, practicing photographer or armchair traveller, do join us for this entertaining and fascinating evening. Free access to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 7.00pm – 7.30pm. Buffet at 7.30pm followed by talk c.8.10pm. PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.

Apr
16
Thu
Britain’s Ancient Forest, Legacy and Lore POSTPONED @ Nature in Art
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS TALK HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS AVAILABLE

An illustrated talk by Julian Hight
Come on a tour of Britain’s ancient forest told through its surviving ancient trees. From the wildwood, through working woodlands and royal forests, enclosed deer parks and landscaped manorial estates to modern plantation forestry and rewilding, this talk recounts the little told tale of an evolving landscape shaped by its wildlife, people and their relationship with trees – many of which survive as living links to Britain’s rich and ancient history. As well as being an ancient tree specialist and nature lover, Julian Hight is a designer, photographer and musician, so his talk will also feature original music written and recorded by him reflecting seasons in the forest, with forest sounds recorded through the year weaved in to produce a unique forest soundtrack.Copies of Julian’s latest book ‘Britain’s Ancient Forest, legacy and lore’, will be available on the night.Free access to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition 7.00pm – 7.30pm. Buffet at 7.30pm. Talk starts c8.10pm. PLEASE CALL US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK A TICKET. 01452 731422

May
5
Tue
From Harm to Harmony POSTPONED
May 5 @ 7:00 pm

WE ARE VERY SORRY THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS TALK HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED. WE WILL PUBLISH THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS AVAILABLE

An illustrated talk by Jozette Khimba
The world is in climate and ecological crisis, not least because of what has become known as ecocide (large-scale systematic destruction of the natural living world) which is legally permitted. Current regulations simply do not stop the harm. The co-founder of StopEcocide, PollyHiggins, believed that the most effective way to see this trend reversed is to make ecocide an international crime, a proposal she presented to the UN Law Commission in 2010. Polly, an eminent lawyer who sadly died last Easter Sunday, spent the last decade making the word ‘ecocide’ globally understood by giving talks, advising governments and making documentaries. Along the way she inspired thousands, from parliamentarians to ecologists and from lawyers to artists. Her vision lives on and has more momentum than ever. Come and hear about this radical and innovative approach which could do for all life on earth what the criminalisation of genocide has done for vulnerable minorities: provide protection where none existed before.This talk complements our exhibition ‘Hit List’ that focuses on the theme of extinction. Galleries open 7.00pm – 7.30pm. Buffet at 7.30pm followed by talk. PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.