Plein air watercolour 10 September

Great opportunity to paint outdoors with Roger Dellar and other members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours.

Meeting outside the Mall Galleries, St James’s Park on Saturday 10 September at 10am.

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Visitors’ Choice 2022 winners

Congratulations to David Webster, who topped this year’s poll of visitors’ favourites at our recent exhibition with his oil painting, Reflections (Robin Hood’s Bay).

Almost 340 votes were received for more than 160 works in the exhibition, held at Capel Manor Gardens from 30 July to 13 August.

David scored 22 votes for his work, closely followed by Annette Agard-Vernon with 21 votes for her watercolour, Patrick Hutchinson, 13th June 2020.

The winner of the Visitors’ Choice ballot was Andrew Kenny, who receives two free tickets for entry to Capel Manor Gardens.

90th Annual Exhibition opens at Capel Manor Gardens

Our 90th annual exhibition opened with a packed private view on Friday evening in the delightful surroundings of Capel Manor Gardens.

We were delighted to have the Mayor of Enfield, Doris Jiagge, with us to open the event. She is pictured above, right, with exhibitors Dolores Kitchener (left) and Val Gudge (centre).

More than 170 original works from local artists are on display, many of which are for sale. The show includes work in a range of different mediums, including oil, watercolour, acrylic, gouache, digital and mixed media, as well as sculpture and ceramics.

The exhibition is open now until Saturday 13 August, 10am to 5pm, in the Floristry Barn at Capel Manor Gardens. Entrance to the exhibition is included in the price of entry to the gardens.