July high­lights

Cotswold Life - - INSIDER’S GUIDE -

SUM­MER PRINT SHOW un­til July 7

The Glouces­ter­shire Print­mak­ing Co­op­er­a­tive has more than 100 mem­bers, many who reg­u­larly ex­hibit lo­cally and na­tion­ally. This ex­hi­bi­tion is a sam­ple of the wide range of work, from large screen prints to artists’ in­tri­cate books.

The Mu­seum in the Park, Strat­ford Park, Stroud, GL5 4AF, tel: 01453 763394, mu­se­u­minthep­ark.org.uk

NEW HORI­ZONS June 15-July 27

In this sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tion of con­tem­po­rary land­scape, artists James Fother­ing­hame, Elaine Jones, Jane Sk­ing­ley and Zoë Tay­lor ex­plore rugged and mist-shrouded hill­sides, far flung ex­panses of wilder­ness, and gen­tler pas­tures found closer to home.

Sarah Wise­man Gallery, 40-41 South Pa­rade, Ox­ford, OX2 7JL, www.wise­gal.com

JEREMY HOUGHTON SUM­MER EX­HI­BI­TION un­til Au­gust 21

A sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tion of paint­ings fea­tur­ing the ex­traor­di­nar­ily vi­brant work of Broad­way-based artist Jeremy Houghton, span­ning a broad spec­trum of sub­ject mat­ter – from dy­namic sports to the ever-chang­ing patterns of mi­grat­ing flamin­gos.

Trin­ity House Mod­ern, 35 High Street, Broad­way, WR12 7DP, tel: 01386 859329, trin­i­ty­house­paint­ings.com

JOHN BARLEYCORN MUST DIE un­til Au­gust 25

This ex­hi­bi­tion brings to­gether a col­lec­tion of work by artist Matt Rowe and ac­com­pa­ny­ing re­search ma­te­ri­als, gath­ered in col­lab­o­ra­tion with cu­ra­tor Laura Mans­field and re­flect­ing on the story and tradition of John Barleycorn.

New Brew­ery Arts, Cirences­ter, new­brew­er­yarts.org.uk

FIRE: FLASHES TO ASHES IN BRI­TISH ART 1692-2019 un­til Septem­ber 1

A ma­jor new ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plor­ing mankind’s fas­ci­na­tion with fire through the eyes of out­stand­ing artists of the past and present, in­clud­ing JMW Turner, Wil­liam Blake, Eric Rav­il­ious and Gra­ham Suther­land along­side con­tem­po­rary artists in­clud­ing Cor­nelia Parker, David Nash, Mat Col­lishaw, Jeremy Deller, Su­san Hiller and Douglas Gor­don.

Royal West of Eng­land Academy, Queens Road, Bris­tol BS8 1PX, rwa.org.uk

EL­PH­ICK AND EL­PH­ICK: UN­LIM­ITED June 22-July 13

Paint­ing and sculpture co­in­cide in a joint show by Martin and Dei­dre El­ph­ick, com­pris­ing com­mon themes and in­ter­ests: in peo­ple, move­ment, land­scape and the nat­u­ral world.

Bris­tol Guild of Ap­plied Art, 68 Park Street, Bris­tol, BS1 5JY, bris­tol­guildgalle­ry.co.uk

PRIDE AND PREJ­U­DICE Fri­day, July 5

In Chap­ter­house’s 20th year of tour­ing, join friends and fam­ily for an evening of the­atre beneath the stars, bask­ing in the glow of this time­less clas­sic. Coughton Court, Al­ces­ter, chap­ter­house.org

MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985 July 5-Au­gust 3

An ex­hi­bi­tion of orig­i­nal prints fea­tur­ing some of the most en­dur­ing and po­etic images of mod­ern art by one of the most beloved artists of the 20th cen­tury.

Paragon Gallery, Mont­pel­lier Street, Chel­tenham, GL50 1SW, paragongal­lery.co.uk

SUM­MER FEST July 6 & 7

A new street the­atre and food fes­ti­val that will see the North Front of Wad­des­don trans­formed with flow­ers, flags and dec­o­rated ta­bles stretch­ing the length of the drive and lined with over 70 ar­ti­san ven­dors. Mu­si­cal per­for­mances will add to the fes­ti­val at­mos­phere. Wad­des­don Manor, wad­des­don.org.uk

STROUD NA­TURE FES­TI­VAL Sun­day, July 7, 11am-5pm

Stalls, demon­stra­tions, talks and a host of ac­tiv­i­ties all ex­plor­ing and celebratin­g na­ture and wildlife and in­spir­ing us to act now to take bet­ter care of our planet.

At the Mu­seum, make a na­ture print or visit Steve Roberts’ won­der­ful wildlife il­lus­tra­tion ex­hi­bi­tion in Gallery Two.

Strat­ford Park, Stroud, GL5 4AF, tel: 01453 763394, www.stroud­na­ture.org

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