The 2014 Affordable Garden Art Exhibition will be open as follows:
Thursday 1st May until Sunday 15th June,
on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays,
Opening hours 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m..
On Sunday 25th May the garden will be open later, until 6:00pm, and there will be some live sunny Sunday music during the afternoon.
Group visits can be arranged at other times.
There is no entry charge but we do welcome donations.
There will be sculptures by about 70 sculptors. All sculptures will be for sale and priced at under £4000, most being under £1000 and some under £100. Exhibitors only contribute minimal commission to cover the direct costs of the exhibition so prices are competitive and artists benefit. Most sculptors come from Gloucestershire and surrounding counties but a few from much further away. The exhibition is designed to appeal to sculptors at the beginning of their careers, including students, although some well-established sculptors who price their work competitively do come.
The indoor exhibition in 2014 will feature mainly work by the Howard family. Between them the Howards produce a mixture of prints and original paintings in a variety of styles, including vibrant botanical studies, animal portraits and West Country land and sea scapes. Devon Brewer will again be showing his original, hand-produced photographs.
For a small charge tea, coffee and cold drinks are available, as well as biscuits and sometimes cake. There are many places for lunch within a few miles.
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There will be a companion exhibition at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury. This will include works by some of the sculptors who are exhibiting in the garden. The sculptures will be displayed on the walls of the Cafe Bar which is open during Box Office hours every day during the exhibition, from 1st May until 14th June. All work will be for sale at the Box Office and the minimal commission will support the work of The Roses, which is Tewkesbury's community arts charity.
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