Gallery Events

1 October – 25 November

The new exhibition of paintings by Bridget Syms Gallery On The Square, Poundbury, Dorchester Tel 01305 213322.

1 – 29 October

Eddie Burrows Exhibition Open daily from 8.30 – 4pm at Unique Framecraft, Unit’s 4 – 5 Millwey Rise Workshops, Second Avenue, Axminster, Devon. EX13 5HH. Tel 01297 631614.

The Secret Gardener Art Exhibition Paintings by Angie Porter and Claudia Dharamshi. Private view Saturday 1st October 6-8pm, talk by Stephen Griffith at 7.30pm. Grow Slow Nursery, Farm Shop & Café, Broomhill Farm, Westbay Fields, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5LB. Mon – Wed 10-5pm/ Friday and Saturday 10-5pm. Enquiries to Angie Porter on 07796 415395.

1 – 31 October

Kit Glaisyer: The Marshwood Vale & Beyond is an exhibition coinciding with the release of Kit’s new book documenting his evolving series of West Country landscape paintings over recent years, with a range of works on show in his gallery and studio. Pick up a copy in local bookshops or at Bridport Contemporary Gallery, 11 Downes Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3JR. Open Saturdays 10-3pm or by appointment. 07983 465789 www.bridportcontemporary.com @bridportcontemporary

Until 2 October

A Celebration of Sky: Steve Manning Steve is a printmaker based in Devon producing unique limited edition linocut prints.  His images are inspired by the cloudscapes that gather over moorland, estuary and coast. Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG.  Open daily 10:30-4:30.  Free admission & parking. Contact 01308 301326 www.sousouwest.co.uk.

3 – 16 October

Mandy Selhurst and Ruta Crafter: Recent Work Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG.  Open daily 10:30-4:30.  Free admission & parking. Contact 01308 301326 www.sousouwest.co.uk.

Time & Light: Dorset Independent Photographers Dorset Independent Photographers. Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG.  Open daily 10:30-4:30.  Free admission & parking. Contact 01308 301326 www.sousouwest.co.uk.

Until 4 October

Under the Cedar Tree Artist Belinda Smith. Athelhampton House and Gardens, Athelhampton Road, Puddletown, Dorchester, DT2 7LG. Open Sunday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm (Closed Saturdays). www.athelhampton.com.

4 October – 12 November

Time After Time & The Wild Ones An exhibition of work by Nick Berkeley, combining images from Time After Time (1999) and The Wild ones (2016) shown together for the first time. Bill Cummings describes the images as ‘crude and sublime’. Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

Until 6 October

Bridport Textile Artist Deborah Tiltman Art Unlimited gallery, South St, Bridport, DT6 3NR.  9am – 5pm Mon-Sat. Contact gallery 01308 426593, or Deborah 07929280639.

7 – 26 October

Richard Pikesley The Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3LN. www.jerramgallery.com.

Until 8 October

My Space My Sanctuary by Joanna Briar & Jill Davies. 10 – 5pm Tues to Sat, ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7NB 01458 273008, hello@acearts.co.uk, www.acearts.co.uk. Meet the artists Saturday 24th September 11am.

Until 9 October

Somerset Art Weeks Artists across Somerset will be responding to the theme of ‘Sanctuary’. Pick up a guide or visit somersetartworks.org.uk.

14 – 19 October

British Ugandan Asians at 50 Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell St, Honiton EX14 1LX thelmahulbert.com. 01404 45006

Until 15 October

Absurd Sewn Selfies by Jenni Dutton 10 – 5pm Tues to Sat, ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7NB 01458 273008, hello@acearts.co.uk, www.acearts.co.uk

Until 16 October

‘Pop Up’: Selected Artists and Makers An innovative ‘galleries within a gallery’ show: a platform for discovery.  Sou’-Sou’-West brings together a selected collection of artists and makers, each of whom will have their own individually curated exhibition space. Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG.  Open daily 10:30-4:30. Free admission & parking. Contact 01308 301326 www.sousouwest.co.uk.

17 – 30 October

Come Back To Colour: The Big Draw The Big Draw Festival is a worldwide celebration of drawing, promoting the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression, and invention. Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG.  Open daily 10:30-4:30.  Free admission & parking. Contact 01308 301326 www.sousouwest.co.uk.

Until 23 October

In Our Hands Caroline Ireland’s folk-art inspired paintings.  Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm, www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk.

26 October – 4 December

The Jurassic Coast on Ceramics Bridport-based ceramicist Janine Roper. Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm, www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk

Until 29 October

Ingrid Pollard Three Drops of Blood Solo exhibition Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell St, Honiton EX14 1LX thelmahulbert.com. 01404 45006

Until 31 October

‘Buried in Time’ at West Bay Discovery Centre. Open daily 11 am – 4 pm excluding Mondays. Admission free, donations welcomed. www.westbaydiscoverycentre.org.uk.

Until 12 November

Coast Lines – Martyn Brewster ARE at 70 alongside the ceramic sculpture of Peter Hayes and Petter Southall’s beautiful furniture. Sladers Yard, West Bay Road, West Bay, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4EL. Wed to Sat 10am – 4.30pm. Café Sladers and the ground floor gallery are also open Sundays 10am – 4pm. Admission free. 01308 459511. www.sladersyard.co.uk.

Until 6 January

Mixed Autumn Exhibition of Gallery & Guest Artists Tincleton Gallery, The Old School House, Tincleton, nr Dorchester, DT2 8QR. Opening Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon from 10:00 – 16:00 Admission free. Tel 01305 848 909. www.tincletongallery.com.