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August 2017
 
August 2017

Tue. 1 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Wed. 2 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Thu. 3 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Fri. 4 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sat. 5 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sun. 6 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Mon. 7 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Tue. 8 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Wed. 9 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Thu. 10 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Fri. 11 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sat. 12 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sun. 13 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Mon. 14 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Tue. 15 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Wed. 16 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Thu. 17 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Fri. 18 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sat. 19 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sun. 20 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Mon. 21 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Tue. 22 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Wed. 23 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Thu. 24 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Diddi Dance Workshops (Thu. 24 Aug, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us for an action packed dance party suitable for all ages up to 7 years £1.50 per child booking essential

Fri. 25 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Sat. 26 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Brass Band Concert (Sat. 26 Aug, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Join us for a concert in the museum garden, please bring your own seating

FREE

Sun. 27 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Mon. 28 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Tue. 29 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Wed. 30 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

Thu. 31 Aug, 2017

Creative Coverage Exhibition (Thu. 20 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 4:00 pm)

The Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by professional artists and craftspeople from 20th July to 2nd September. Paintings by artists Jill Barthorpe and Gillian Radcliffe will be accompanied by photographs from Scotland’s Sarah MacDonald and ceramics by Yorkshire Brian Holland in the Creative Coverage show.

Jill Barthorpe is a graduate of the Slade School of Art, who works both in London and at her studio in rural Lincolnshire. ‘For me the excitement of painting is trying to capture the “likeness” of things without slavish description... Similarly my approach to colour is to distil the essence and define the point of change rather than model the surface.’

Following a career as a freelance ceramic and textile sculptor and teacher, Gillian Radcliffe moved to Derbyshire where she started to paint in watercolour. ‘I love to travel and I sketch and photograph my subjects but complete paintings in the studio, where I find emotion recollected brings greater freedom of expression,’ says Gillian.

Photographer Sarah MacDonald tries, ‘whenever I can to turn the familiar into something unexpected.’ Brian Holland’s stoneware ceramics feature in many collections both private and civic, including the Musée de la Poterie in Sadirac, Bordeaux.

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The Beach (Sat. 22 Jul, 2017 11:00 am - Sat. 2 Sep, 2017 3:00 pm)

Join us to have fun in our sandy play area, enjoy our garden games and relax with an ice cream in our traditional deck chairs. 

crafts will take place in the garden or the hayloft each day too.

FREE

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