For the love of art

2015-11-12 15_14_20-Patrick Hughes _ St John Gallery and Cafe

Patrick Hughes ‘A night of love’


The Gallery’s exhibition for February, ‘Love Art’ will feature a selection of our artists’ work, exploring the theme of love, each in their own distinctive way. Artists on display are Maggie Robinson, Louise Jannetta, Catriona Hall, Mandy Kay, Barbara Rae, Patrick Hughes and others.
We also offer a special Valentine’s price on all limited edition silkscreen prints – at prices hard to beat! Take advantage of this offer and choose from works by Barbara Rae CBE RA RE, Sir Peter Blake, John Piper, Patrick Hughes, Simon Palmer, Storm Thorgerson and Donald Hamilton Fraser.

draw in progress copyART WORKSHOPS

Join our art workshops in February:
9 February: ‘Mark Making in Monochrome’, a Drawing course by experienced tutor Sue Lewis-Blake
21 February: An exiting new Jewellery Workshop ‘Making a silver band’ by Dave Gelder
23 February: Wendy Darker ‘Paint a Shire Horse in its Ribbons’
Each workshop starts at 10am – 4pm. £75 each includes lunch and refreshments. Gift vouchers are available if you want to book a workshop for a friend or loved one.
For more information and materials needed, visit our workshop webpage.

Afternoon teaFor that Special Occasion!

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

Hardy’s Popup Restaurant will host a Valentine themed evening on 11th February.
To compliment their excellent taster food menu, they offer a new hand selected wine list of outstanding vintages and some single vineyard producers which provide a fantastic partnership to their seasonal menus.
Booking is essential: 07444 498272 or

Our Book Group meets every 1st Monday of the month at 10am. Anyone is welcome – please contact Louise Sykes if you want to join or for further information:
Please jot down these dates for our future meetings:
6 February The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Beloved).
6 March The Dust that falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernieres (Captain
Corelli’s Mandolin).
3 April The Heart of Redness by Zakes Mda.

Ruth Gray 'Wild Garlic Matlock Bath'

Ruth Gray ‘Wild Garlic Matlock Bath’

Dates to remember for March:

17 March: Ruth Gray Exhibition Preview              5-8pm: Woodlands and Riverbanks
13-15 March: Lewis Noble workshop Sketching & Painting the Derbyshire Landscape
20 March: Sue Prince – New workshop ‘Introduction to egg tempera folk art painting’
23 March: Wendy Darker ‘Colourful Cow in watercolour’

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