Art & Exhibitions 

Find out where to see the best Art Exhibitions in The South of England and East Anglia, from famous paintings to the latest contemporary works. Featuring some of the finest Art & Exhibitions in the country.


Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002)

01/03/2019 – 27/10/2019 @ The Red House

Indian artist Francis Souza, who lived in London from 1949 to 1967, is well represented in Britten and Pears’ art collection. Pears met him in 1958 and gradually acquired six oil paintings and various drawings reflecting Souza’s preferred subjects: Christianity, cityscapes and portraits.

Facing the Music

01/03/2019 – 27/10/2019 @ The Red House

Within Britten and Pears’ art collection there is a wide range of portraiture not just of themselves but of other musicians, friends, artists and singers both in and out of characters. These portraits give a fascinating insight into creative identity and the public and private presentation of the self.

Tippett & Britten: Portrait of a wartime Friendship

01/03/2019 – 27/10/2019 @ The Red House

Michael Tippett (1905-1998) and Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) were the two giants of British music in the twentieth century. What is often characterised as their bitter rivalry was in truth a firm, lifelong, slightly wary friendship, which would survive artistic and personal disagreements. Our 2019 exhibition Tippett & Britten: Portrait of a Wartime Friendship tells the […]

Exhibition of Sculpture and Paintings

16/05/2019 – 23/06/2019 @ The Gallery at Parndon Mill

This exhibition presents Sculpture by John Farnham, based on human and animal forms, complemented by new paintings by Lotte Farnham, which draw on her memories of family and nature. John Farnham worked as assistant for Henry Moore until the sculptor’s death in 1986. He has exhibited widely in this country and abroad and his sculptures […]

Kjell Engman: Journey of Dreams

18/05/2019 – 28/06/2019 @ Gallery in the Lanes

First solo UK exhibition for top Swedish glass artist plus largest display of Kosta Boda art glass in east of England There’s a rare chance to see and buy new, original art works by leading Swedish glass artist Kjell Engman in May and June when he has his first significant solo show in the UK. […]

Exhibition of Sculpture and Paintings

26/05/2019 – 20/06/2019 @ Parndon Mill

Body and Soul 16th May – 23rd June This exhibition presents sculpture by John Farnham and paintings by his wife Lotte Farnham. John’s work, based on human and animal forms, includes tactile carvings in marble and stone. Lotte’s paintings draw on memories of family and nature and are colourful and very beautiful. This will be […]

Exhibition of Sculpture and Paintings

27/05/2019 – 21/06/2019 @ Parndon Mill

Body and Soul 16th May – 23rd June This exhibition presents sculpture by John Farnham and paintings by his wife Lotte Farnham. John’s work, based on human and animal forms, includes tactile carvings in marble and stone. Lotte’s paintings draw on memories of family and nature and are colourful and very beautiful. This will be […]

Call for Artists: Coastal Open 10th Anniversary Exhibition

27/05/2019 – 09/08/2019 @

Call for Artists! This year we are celebrating a momentous ten years since our first Coastal Open Exhibition. Since the exhibition began in 2010 we’ve hosted an amazing variety of artwork from local artists within Essex and this year is going to be our best year yet! The Coastal Open exhibition is your chance to […]

Exhibition of Sculpture and Paintings

28/05/2019 – 22/06/2019 @ Parndon Mill

Body and Soul 16th May – 23rd June This exhibition presents sculpture by John Farnham and paintings by his wife Lotte Farnham. John’s work, based on human and animal forms, includes tactile carvings in marble and stone. Lotte’s paintings draw on memories of family and nature and are colourful and very beautiful. This will be […]

Exhibition of Sculpture and Paintings

29/05/2019 – 23/06/2019 @ Parndon Mill

Body and Soul 16th May – 23rd June This exhibition presents sculpture by John Farnham and paintings by his wife Lotte Farnham. John’s work, based on human and animal forms, includes tactile carvings in marble and stone. Lotte’s paintings draw on memories of family and nature and are colourful and very beautiful. This will be […]