Winter Craft Fair 2021 update

We regret to say that we have taken the difficult decision again not to host our winter craft fair this year.  In these uncertain…

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Chrysocolla with Malachite and Cuprite from Brantwood's collection

The Treasury

The John Ruskin Mineral Collection. A new dedicated exhibition exploring Ruskin’s fascination with mountains, minerals and the world of geology.

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Bloke’s Progress

We have been so proud to announce the arrival of our new fab comic Bloke’s Progress, the combined version of three fabulous comics written…

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Discovering Jessie (the Scottish Aunt)

1st December - 3rd January 2022

Janet (always known as Jessie) was the older sister of John James, Ruskin’s father.  This exhibition highlights our new portrait of Jessie and her…

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The Gardens of Persephone by Mike Healey

13th November - 27th February 2022

This exhibition explores themes central to Mike’s work, not least his interest in ancient mythology and a developed ‘sense of place’ acquired over a…

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2022 Creative writing retreat with Pippa Little and Geraldine Green


Now moved to Monday 10th – Thursday 13th October 2022 Come and join Pippa Little and Geraldine Green on a 4-day residential poetry course…


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