Oct 21, 2021
The Precious bundle of joy

Shhh! It’s the baby whisperer...

Sarah welcomes us to her studio. Her sanctuary from the outside world and the creative, nurturing space where some true magic is taking place every time her camera comes out. 

Sep 7, 2021
Nottinghamshire’s undulating landscape

Exploring Teversal Trails

Just three miles west of Mansfield, this super short walk offers beautiful views over some of Nottinghamshire’s most historical and unspoilt villages.

Sep 7, 2021
Lord Byron

Nottinghamshire’s Playboy Poet

Lord George Gordon Byron was born on 22nd January 1788 at Holles Street, London. The son of Captain John ‘Mad Jack’ Byron and his second wife, the former Catherine Gordon. 

Jun 13, 2021
The Stopped Clock

The Love Of Glass

Glass has been a popular medium with artists for centuries and has long been used in pieces for personal adornment. In fact the Egyptians were particularly keen on combining gold with coloured glass and gemstones, and it is renowned for offering a myriad of colours and tonal effects which help to make each piece unique. 

May 3, 2021
The Art Society

The Arts Society Dukeries

Here at the Dukeries Society we offer our members and their friends nine excellent and varied art lectures each year, plus Study/Special Interest days.

Feb 20, 2021
Chesterfield Canal

Two Canal Pioneers

The original idea for the canal was put forward by businessmen in and around Chesterfield. They wanted to find a more reliable and efficient way of moving their produce to other markets. Chief amongst these were heavy goods like lead, from the Peak District mines, and coal from Staveley and Killamarsh. By far the best way to carry such goods was by river, but the nearest port was Bawtry on the River Idle, over 30 miles away.

Feb 20, 2021
Artist: Susan Isaac

A Stroke Of Love

Over the course of history, the way artists have painted—and the mediums they use—has evolved. New technology and changing tastes mean that the paints used have inevitably continued to diversify. For artist Susan Isaac, her loose figurative style with bold use of colour and application of texture are the product of several mediums, but always with oil at the heart of her work.

Feb 20, 2021
Pilgrim Roots

Pilgrim Trails & Online History

Despite being closed due to current restrictions, the staff at the Pilgrims Gallery in Bassetlaw Museum are working hard to share stories about the Pilgrims and their lives 400 years ago.

Feb 20, 2021
The Harley Gallery

New Exhibitions & Events At Welbeck

Modern and contemporary art from the celebrated Jerwood Collection will be making its way to The Harley Gallery on Nottinghamshire’s rural Welbeck estate for an exclusive exhibition to open at the end of March.
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