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Rediscovering the work of late British artist Anthony Benjamin

The University of Southampton’s Winchester School of Art is hosting a new exhibition of work by painter, sculptor and printmaker Anthony Benjamin. The show at the The Winchester Gallery (opening 2 February 2018) is the first retrospective of the artist’s work in 15 years, bringing together the vibrancy and electric colours of his early period […]



Thrilling new Agincourt play to premiere in Hedge End

Young actors take to the stage this October for a new play produced as part of The Berry Theatre’s Road to Agincourt project. The Road to Glory tells the story of a group of young villagers, some of them barely out of childhood, who enlist in King Henry V’s army and set sail from Southampton […]



Prestigious artist shortlist revealed for new public artwork

Winchester City Council and Havant Borough Council have announced a shortlist of internationally-renowned artists for the first phase of a major public art programme within the West of Waterlooville development. Funded by planning contributions from developer Grainger PLC, the programme aims to create a distinctive identity for the new housing now being constructed on the […]



The Sorting Office Summer Open Studios

Discover what goes on behind the scenes of a busy artists’ studios at The Sorting Office Summer Open Studios. Taking place over two days, Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, Summer Open Studios is a rare opportunity to meet The Sorting Office’s 16 artists and designer-makers in their workspace, chat with them, watch them […]



Summer Open Studios – The Sorting Office

The Sorting Office is holding its Summer Open Studio on Saturday, June 14 from 10am to 5pm. This is a chance to see behind the scenes of this vibrant artist and designer-maker studio and to chat with its 16 resident artists about their individual work. There’s also the opportunity to buy unique gifts and to […]



Iconic painting returns to Winchester’s Guildhall

One of the most striking paintings in Winchester’s historic Guildhall has gone back on display this month after major restoration. The Children of the Thirteenth Marquess of Winchester was painted by Thomas Stewardson around 1812. The large (1.89m x 2.34m) oil-on-canvas shows the seven children of the 13th Marquess and his wife Anne – John, […]



Art in the Garden 2013

Art in the Garden at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is now in its 14th year. Billed as one of the most exciting exhibitions of outdoor contemporary art and sculpture in the UK it doesn’t disappoint. Scattered all over the beautiful gardens are works from both new and established artists. At home at the pond edge […]