Gallery

Visitors are welcome to explore a range of contemporary art for sale around the house, including two dedicated galleries on the ground and first floor. In 2019 we are hosting six exhibitions, each running for two months.

The preview evenings are open to everyone on the following dates from 6-8pm:

  • July 31st - Chris Witchall & Rebecca Harvey & Christine Calow
  • Oct 2nd - 12 Printmakers & Ruth Beloe
  • Dec 4th - Anthony Day & Richard Neal


Current Exhibition until July 28th

Lower Gallery - Barrie Houghton


"There is something very special about this house, perhaps the nature of my work suits the domestic setting, after all, I like storytelling, weather and atmosphere."








Upper Gallery - Mixed Summer Show

The Upper Gallery on the first floor will feature a mixed show of work including pieces by Jon Harris, David Remfry, Elaine Pamphilon, Julia Ball, Frances Hatch, Robin Boyd, Carol Sinclair and Bill Lintott.











Coming Soon

Next Preview – July 31st 6-8pm

Chris Witchall

Christopher Witchall is a realist artist whose subjects include Landscape, Seascapes and Urban Landscape. His paintings are inspired by a passion for the painting process and a fascination with the photographic image, combining traditional painting techniques with the realism and cool detachment of photography.

Recently, he has been working on small scale paintings, creating a greater intimacy between the work and viewer.

Rebecca Harvey

Pots for Flowers, a collection of ceramic vessels.

The shapes and colours are inspired by Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging; the beauty of nature in Rebecca’s garden; the wooded valley; the Cornish hedgerows.

Christine Calow

Richly coloured and textured silkscreen prints and paper collages; "The process of silkscreen printing gives me the freedom to experiment with vibrant colour combinations and textures. I am fascinated by the ways in which colour can be used to define pictorial depth, to create mood and evoke emotion."



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Gallery opening times
10.30am – 10.30pm Mon-Sat
12-5pm Sundays
Coffee, tea and cake served 10.30am - 11.30am Mon - Fri & 4-5.15pm daily.
Please note:
The downstairs gallery is used as a dining room 12-2 & 7-9pm daily.
Closed on public holidays and for two weeks every Christmas and New Year.

To submit art work for consideration, please email some of your work to info@theoldfireenginehouse.co.uk