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Pre-Impress 09 at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Saturday 13th December 2008 - Sunday 15th February 2009 Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. Twenty artists from the Gloucestershire Printmaking Co-operative present a range of new and innovative work in this exciting group show.

Mo Jupp - 70th Birthday Celebration Exhibition at the Where I Fell in Love Gallery

Sunday 23rd November 2008 - Sunday 18th January 2009. Where I Fell in Love Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4AG. Mo Jupp, one of the UK's leading and most prestigious sculptor/ceramicists has chosen the Where I Fell in Love Gallery for his Seventieth Birthday Retrospective Exhibition.

The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair at Cheltenham

Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th November 2008 - The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair in association with LAPADA. The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH.
The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair is Cheltenham’s most prestigious and elegant fine art and antiques fair and is now in its 5th year at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Views from the Folio - The Watercolours of William Bowyer, RA

Sunday 26th October 2008 - Saturday 11th November ; Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Stow-on-the-Wold
This is the first Solo Exhibition at the Fosse Gallery for William Bowyer, RA. He has been associated with the Gallery for many years, most recently by contributing to the RA Exhibition here in September 2007.

"Surrealism Returns" at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Saturday 27th September – Sunday 23rd November 2008  - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Significant Surrealist works of art return to Gloucestershire at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum to celebrate a momentous chapter in the history of Surrealism. Drawn from collections all over Britain, visitors can enjoy seeing pictures and sculptures by key artists of the movement including Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Roland Penrose, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, Man Ray, Edward Burra and Yves Tanguy.

Influences & Inspiration - an exhibition of Arts & Crafts from the 1860s to the present day

Wednesday 10th September – Wednesday 24thSeptember 2008  -10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EX

Simon Chorley Art and Antiques, in conjunction with John Beer of OsbornandMercer.com are pleased to present their 2008 Arts and Crafts exhibition, ‘Influences and Inspiration’. This is a combined loan and selling exhibition which will provide a rare opportunity to purchase furniture and decorative objects from the period together with pieces produced today using the same methods and ideals.

Versicality 2008 is back at Ebrington in the North Cotswolds

Saturday 20th September - 6.45 for 7.00 pm Ebrington Village Hall, near Chipping Campden.
Another of Ebrington's famous evenings of entertainment is back for a fourth year.
A light-hearted evening of competitions for Verse, Prose and Story readers with team quizzes.

Maggie’s Express - and All That Jazz at the GWR

Saturday 26th July 6.30 pm, Toddington Railway Station, Gloucestershire
Toddington based heritage railway, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, is laying on a special steam train with a jazz band send off in aid of the cancer charity, Maggie’s Cotswolds. The excursion leaves Toddington at 6.30pm on Saturday 26th July and travels to Cheltenham Race Course, via Winchcombe, before making a leisurely return journey.

The GWR's Cotswold Festival of Steam is only a week away

Saturday 24th May - Sunday 1st June - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway "The Friendly Line in the Cotswolds" at Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham Racecourse Stations.

The 2008 Cotswold Festival of Steam marks four important milestones - 40 years since the end of steam on British Railways - 40 years since David Shepherd took delivery of "Black Prince" - 60 years since the nationalisation of Britain's Railways - 100 years since the first through expresses ran over the Stratford-Cheltenham line between the Midlands and the West Country.

Fosse Gallery presents Family Matter - Paintings by Mick Rooney, RA

Tuesday 29th April - Saturday 17th May 2008 Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Stow-on-the-Wold
A new Exhibition - Family Matter - Paintings by Mick Rooney, RA. Mick is not a typically English painter. Although his artistic antecedents embrace the narrative, not to say literary traditions of our national art, they also look to the broader horizons. He is an eclectic whose subject is the human condition:to this endlessly renewing disaster area he brings a sharp eye and a pawky humour.

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