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‘Burning Bright’ Christmas Exhibition 2016

‘Burning Bright’ Christmas Exhibition 2016

Opens on Saturday November 12 featuring a festive collection of British Contemporary fine arts and crafts, from jewellery & textiles, lighting, paintings, original prints, ceramics & glass to Christmas decorations, candles and cards….something for everyone!



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The Christmas Exhibition 2016 at Old Chapel Gallery, Pembridge
entitled ‘Burning Bright’ opens on Saturday November 12 with a dazzling collection of hand picked, hand made delights! Give the High Street a miss this Christmas and shop for unique British made presents in the calm and tranquil atmosphere of the gallery. Enjoy a truly delightful shopping experience.

We will be featuring a cornucopia of wonderful Christmas present ideas from the best of British artists and makers, many from Herefordshire and surrounds – something for everyone! Including handmade cards, candles and soaps, Christmas tree decorations in copper, brass, glass and porcelain, jewellery in silver, acrylic, pearls and semi-precious stones, studio glass and stained glass, ceramics – functional and decorative, ironwork – including pokers, tongs, snuffers and candle holders, bronzes, sculpture – both for inside and the garden, original paintings, prints, including limited edition etchings and photographs, a wide range of textiles to include jackets, hats, scarves, gloves, cushions and throws.

New to the gallery will be a collection of original acrylic paintings by Shropshire based artist Matt Jenneson. Hannah Willow will be showing her hand embellished small edition prints with 24ct gold leaf alongside stained glass panels by Tamsin Abbott.
There will be a gorgeous collection of porcelain lighting by Amy Cooper, whose quirky lamps add a certain ambiance and festiveness to any room.
We will have new collections of jewellery by Alison Varley, Zoe Wright, Hannah Willow, Leoma Drew and Rozie Keogh, who will also be showing a magnificent angel in wire with sequins.
Sculptural ceramics by John Maltby and vapour glaze ceramics with lovely lustre by Margaret Gardiner.

To keep out the winter chill there will be a ‘must have’ collection of scarves, wraps and bags in lambs wool and Nuno felted merino wool with silk fibres by Kathie Barrs, all desirable accessories for any ladies wardrobe!
There will also be chunky sweaters for men in lambs wool and silk, felted lambs wool jackets in a fabulous collection of colours for women and new winter collections from our regular British designer/makers.

Now stocking Textile Taxidermy Trophy Heads inspired by Victorian Taxidermy and the Brecon Beacons National Park. Hand made in Wales in Welsh woollen fabrics. We have a collection to include Roe Deer, Badger, Fox, Hare and Rabbit. They have to be seen to be believed! Here is an image of the Roe Deer.