Art Gallery

Visitors are welcome to explore a range of contemporary art in a variety of media around the house, as well as the two dedicated exhibition spaces in the upper and lower galleries. Exhibitions change on a monthly basis with previews open to everyone.

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Current Exhibitions

50 Years... a Celebration!

7th June – 8th July 2018

Commissioned and retrospective works in celebration of the 50th year at The Old fire Engine House. Both floors of the house and the two dedicated galleries will feature paintings, photography, ceramics, textiles and sculpture from over 100 artists who have exhibited with us over the last half century.

Coming Exhibitions

Andy English - Printmaker

Specialising in the delicate art of engraving onto endgrain woodblocks through a lens and printing using Victorian handpresses. Andy's personal work reflects a love of gardens and wildlife, often set in local Fenland landscapes with Ely cathedral as a silhouette familiar to him since childhood. His book illustrations include Philip Pullman, Susan Hill and Keats and his work features in The V&A and British Library collections.

Lindsay Stemp - Pencil drawings and acrylics

"There are at least 600 Anglican Churches in each of the diocese of Ely, Peterborough, Norwich and St Edmundsbury. I have chosen a few based on places that we visit as a family with many dating back to the Middle Ages and which resonate with history and our national culture. All pieces show the churches ‘in their setting’."

Gallery opening times
10.30am 10.30pm Mon-Sat
10.30am - 5pm Sundays
Closed Bank Holidays

To submit art work for consideration please send a selection of images and your contact details to