Whats on at Nature in Art

Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
The astonishing story of a zoo-born lion’s journey from the pet department at Harrod’s to freedom in the wilds of Africa. Be prepared for laughter and tears in this tale of heartbreak, joy and ultimate triumph ... Read moreChristian – The Lion at World’s End
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7:00 pm
Geometric and zoomorphic patterns in vibrant colours decorate the traditional garment shapes of Central and South America. A society based on woven and embroidered textiles is as relevant today as it was in the past. ... Read moreWoven Treasures from Central and South America with Angela Thompson
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May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Michael has been engraving glass for over 65 years and is one of the world’s most revered exponents of copper wheel glass engraving. Come and join him for an evening of discovery, looking at some ... Read moreDiscovering Glass with Michael Fairbairn
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Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Back at Nature in Art by popular demand, come and hear this renowned community choir, which has around 70 members,  for an uplifting evening of wonderful singing. The emphasis of this choir under the inspiring ... Read moreHeart and Soul Community Choir
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Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by John Ward. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear the story behind some of the images which featured in the ‘Small but Perfectly Formed, 3D exhibition’ at Nature in Art in ... Read moreSmall but Perfectly Formed with John Ward
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Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
To complement our CROWD exhibition (opening October 4th), come and look afresh at some of the objects included in that exhibition and other favourities in the Nature in Art collection. Personal thoughts and stories behind ... Read moreRevered Objects Which Delight
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 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 ... Read moreAn illustrated talk by Mike Amphlett
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
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 ... Read moreThe Valley in the Glass
11:00 am
When 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 ... Read moreChildren’s story reading by Christine O’Neill
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Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 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.
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 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 ... Read moreA Passion for Butterflies
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A short evening with film highlighting the work of Shamidaethiopia. com Click here for details
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 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 ... Read moreWorld Tree Story
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Songs 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
7:00 pm
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 ... Read moreThe Medieval Forest, An Illustrated Talk by Tim Porter
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6:30 pm
(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 ... Read moreLaunch Night of the SAA Exhibition ‘Wildlife Treasures’
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Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and meet some wonderful birds of prey in the grounds of Nature in Art.  Find out about their amazing lives, watch artists draw and paint them and have a go yourself A great opportunity for the ... Read moreWalk with Hawks
6:30 pm
Hear from Ben, an Independence Trust client, who has recently returned from volunteering in the Mapesu wildlife reserve in South Africa. Ben had never been to Africa and was very anxius about it all but ... Read moreViewing of ‘Mindscape’ plus Africa Talk & Slideshow
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7:00 pm
The Strawberry Thief by William Morris Mary worked at Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, is a writer on the Arts and Crafts Movement and Chairman of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen. Come and hear her ... Read moreAn Illustrated Talk by Mary Greenstead. Nature, Gardens and The Arts & Crafts Movements
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7:00 pm
This talk coincides with our exhibition of work by Eric Ennion, a remarkable all-round naturalist who was one of the 20th century’s most talented and original wildlife artists. Field Sketch: an inspiring wildlife encounter, seized ... Read moreAn Illustrated Talk by Jackie Garner, Brief Encounters
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Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by Simon Trapnell. Our 2016 exhibition CROWD focused on some of the wonderful objects in our collection. Now that we are in our 30th anniversary year, tonight we look afresh at some ... Read moreLooking at Pictures
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
An evening of carols, festive music and words with one of the three choirs led by Monika Murrel. Preceded by festive snacks, mince pies and mulled wine. Part of the proceeds to help the homeless.
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
In the 1960’s, Born Free captured the world’s imagination with the story of Elsa, an orphaned lioness who was taken in by George and Joy Adamson and returned to a life in the wild. The ... Read moreFilm Night
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7:00 pm
Fat Kangeroos to Jumbo’s Blues, working with David Attenborough to tell stories from the past. Stephen is the managing director and creative director of Humble Bee Films and a former BBC producer who worked with ... Read moreAn Illustrated Talk by Stephen Dunleavy
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7:00 pm
Darren Rees received the Artist in Residency honour from the Firends of the Scott Polar Research Institute, travelling to the Antarctic Peninsula. Come and hear him talk about his adventure and the creation of the ... Read moreIce Bound – An Illustrated Talk by Darren Rees SWLA
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