Welcome 2017 with a touch of class!


img_1449We are delighted to announce no less than seven solo exhibitions we are hosting in 2017 – make sure you diarise the following Private View dates:

Fri 17 March: Ruth Gray
Fri 7 April: Sue Lewis-Blake
Fri 5 May: Anna Thomas
Fri 26 May: Colin Halliday
Thu 15 June: Adam & Eve Project (13 artists)
Fri 14 July: Louise Jannetta
Fri 13 Oct: Janet Mayled
Fri 10 Nov: Sue Prince



Wendy Darker 'Paint a Stag'

Wendy Darker ‘Paint a Stag’

Eight local artists will present workshops at the gallery in 2017 – our popular drawing and painting workshops by Wendy Darker, Lewis Noble, John Connolly, Louise Jannetta and Sue Lewis-Blake will continue.
Sue Prince joins us this year with her fascinating ‘Introduction to Traditional Folk Art in egg tempera’ workshops. Valerie Dalling will run Photography workshops and another new addition is Dave Gelder‘s Jewellery workshops.
Please book asap to reserve your place as these workshops tend to fill up quickly: 01335 347425 or email: enquiries@stjohngalleryandcafe.co.uk.
Visit our workshop webpage for more information.


For that Special Occasion!

Celebrate with our Tearoom’s delicious Afternoon Tea for two at £25: homemade cakes, sandwiches and scones with clotted cream plus a selection of our luxury loose leaf teas or cafetière coffees. Booking is essential: please phone 01335 347425.

Hardy’s Popup Restaurant will host the following fine dining evenings at the gallery in 2017, not to be missed:

28th January
11th February (Valentine theme)
4th March
26th March (Sunday Lunch – Mother’s Day) 12 noon to 4 pm
22nd April
13th May
3rd June
To compliment their excellent food menu, Hardy’s offer a new hand selected winelist of outstanding vintages as well as single vineyard producers which provide a fantastic partnership to their seasonal menus.
Booking is essential: 07444 498272 or headchef@hardyspopuprestaurants.com.
For more information visit www.hardyspopuprestaurants.com.


17 January: Wendy Darker ‘Painting Perky Piglets’
9 February: Sue Lewis-Blake ‘Mark Making in Monochrome’ drawing class
21 February: Dave Gelder – Jewellery Workshop
23 February: Wendy Darker “Paint a Shire Horse with Ribbons’

In February we will have a special Valentine’s offer on limited edition silkscreen prints by Barbara Rae CBE RA, Peter Blake, John Piper, Patrick Hughes, Simon Palmer, Storm Thorgerson and Donald H Fraser. More information in our February Newsletter.

Terms can be arranged for any artwork you want to purchase over a period of time.

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