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New book ‘UNCOMMONERS – Portraits of Life in the New Forest’ launches in May

Acclaimed photographer Steve Poole has created a study of the New Forest unlike any other: a series of environmental portraits that shed light on the vibrant, idiosyncratic human ecosystem at the heart of one of the UK’s most beloved National Parks. From extraordinary, intimate pictures of New Forest commoners engaged in ancient agricultural practices to […]

Watch Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year semi-final being filmed at the historic village of Buckler’s Hard

Buckler’s Hard, on the banks of the Beaulieu River, will be hosting the semi-final of Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year on Wednesday 12 July and visitors are invited to support the artists competing to win a £10,000 prize commission. Come and watch the filming, as artists create their masterpieces at the picturesque harbourside […]

Summer viewings of Sculpture at Beaulieu

See The Flying Machine inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings and the three-metre tall horse head Mare, made from 7,000 welded components, at this summer’s Sculpture at Beaulieu exhibition in Palace House and throughout its stunning grounds and gardens. View photo gallery of Sculpture at Beaulieu 2023. The display of 300 sculptures by 57 internationally-acclaimed sculptors […]

Beaulieu showcases stunning sculptures for 2021

Beaulieu’s Palace House will be home to more than 250 incredible sculptures this summer

Winners of Townhill Community Art Gallery competition announced

There were over 45 entries, and five categories: most colourful, most thought-provoking, best nature themed, most original, and an overall winner.

Artist needed to create design for Eastern Road sea defence walls

Portsmouth City Council and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership are looking for an artist, or a group of artists, who are interested in creating a long-lasting and attractive design to enhance the proposed sea defence wall along Eastern Road in Portsmouth. Due to rising sea levels, new coastal defences are being built at Eastern Road […]

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 […]