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