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:

  • April 3rd - Lizzie Madder, Peter Cavaciuti, Sonia Lewis & Carl Borges
  • May 29th - Barrie Houghton & Mixed Summer Show
  • July 31st - Chris Witchall & Rebecca Harvey & Christine Calow
  • Oct 2nd - 12 Printmakers & Ruth Beloe
  • Dec 4th - Anthony Day & Richard Neal


Current Exhibition

Until May 26th

Carl Borges - Lower Gallery

Suffolk based artist using printing techniques to express memories of the people and places he has encountered and to explore patterns, shapes and textures found in nature.



Peter Cavaciuti & Sonia Lewis - Upper Gallery

"Making pots began as a direct response to the thrilling physicality of the process. This original feeling is the foundation of my work, Ideas develop and change but reference to this initial response is fundamental." Sonia Lewis

Sonia will host a talk about her work on April 14th 3.30pm

Peter Cavaciuti’s paintings capture the exquisite beauty of the traditional Chinese Nanga style, he works with Chinese ink and traditional pigments on a variety of handmade papers.

Peter will be talking about his work on April 28th at 3.30pm.





Lizzie Madder - Sitting Room

Painting the rivers and flooded meadows of the Fens in watercolour, Lizzie takes inspiration from autumn and winter light, gathering clouds and the silence and solitude found walking the river banks.








Birds by Tom Karen

Designer and artist, Tom Karen, has produced a small number of 'Birds' for sale in aid of The Addenbrookes Children's Ward with 100% of sales donated. For sale in The Garden Room.






Coming Soon

Next Preview - May 29th 6-8pm
Exhibition continues to 28th July 2019.

Lower Gallery - Barrie Houghton





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.


Preview Evening Only – Anna Osborne from The Speculating Rook

All creatures great and small, hares a speciality, stitched using a Bernina 850 onto ancient wool blankets, transformed into cushions for your sofa. https://thespeculatingrook.co/


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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