Old Chapel GalleryAddress: East Street, Pembridge near Leominster, Herefordshire, UK, HR6 9HB. View Map
Email: Web-site: www.oldchapelgallery.co.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1544 388842
Contact: Yasmin Strube
Open: Monday - Saturday: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm
Last updated: 2012-01-16
Outside the Old Chapel Gallery
Simon Griffiths 2013
Exhibitions/Events at this Gallery
- Colours of Hergest Ridge - Spring Exhibition - March 09, 2014 - April 30, 2014
Potters at this Gallery, , Marilyn Andreetti, Ben Barker, Sue Binns, Susan Bruce, Jan Bunyan, Bryony Burn, Rebecca Callis, Mark Dally, Katie Eastaugh, David Frith, Jennie Gilbert, Robert Goldsmith, Jane Hamlyn, Steve Harrison, Sonje Hibbert, David Hilton, Paul Jenkins, Walter Keeler, Stephen Kingsford, Nigel Lambert, Tony Laverick, The Lawson Rudges, Hilke MacIntyre, John Maltby, Lawrence McGowan, Mary Rich, Vivienne Ross, Simon Shaw, Hugh West, Tony White, Diana Worthy, Mary Rose Young
Old Chapel Gallery, Pembridge, is situated in a key position on the popular black and white tourist trail in the heart of rural North Herefordshire. Established by Yasmin Strube in 1989 in the setting of a fine Victoria Chapel, the Gallery has gone from strength to strength and has established itself as a centre of excellence where casual browsers and serious collectors of contemporary art and crafts alike can find work by both established local and nationally-known artists and makers alongside innovative work by talented newcomers.
Comments in the visitors' book from all over the UK and overseas are testament to the pleasure given by a visit to this unique privately-owned gallery with its professional and friendly service.
Displayed in the downstairs gallery is an ever changing kaleidoscope of crafts: Ironwork, a particular strength - garden furniture - contemporary furniture - wood turning - carving - three-dimensional work often using recycled or natural material - fine hand-blown glass - sculpture - ceramics - jewellery and textiles with a strong accent on knitwear. Yasmin started in the craft world as a knitter and has always had a special interest in finding makers and including top knitters in her exhibition line-ups.
On the fine art side as well as an eclectic range of original, framed watercolours, gouaches, oils, pastels, etchings and aquatints in the £75 to £500 price range, there is an interesting collection of unframed prints in browsers and a huge selection of cards. Exhibitions are held seasonally four times a year in the upstairs gallery - usually mixed media - which provides the opportunity to introduce new young makers alongside well-known names.
Ceramics & Glass
We offer a wide variety of decorative and functional ceramics to include stoneware, salt glaze, and porcelain. This is complimented by studio glass makers and fused glass work ranging from large bowls to small wall hangings. Our ceramicists include: Mark Dally, Jane Hamlyn, Walter Keeler, John Maltby, Paul Jenkins, Tony White, Mary Kenny, Robert Goldsmith, Jenny Gilbert, Diana Worthy, Jan Bunyan, John Leach, Steve Harrison, Nigel Lambert, David Frith, Yen Robinson, Willie Carter, Joan Doherty, Anne Wrightson, Mary Rose Young, Simon Shaw, Mary Rich, Robert Goldsmith, Ben Barker, Lawrence McGowan, Ralph Jandrell, Philip Wood, Rebecca Callis, Sue Binns, Stephen Kingsford, Josie Walter, Arthur Griffiths, Gwili Pottery, Lawson Rudge (senior), Lawson Rudge (junior) Keza Rudge, Marilyn Andreetti, Sheila Casson and Dartington Pottery Our glass makers include: Siddy Langley, Jane Charles, E&M glass, Julie Langan. Jo Downs, Niki Williams and Martin Andrews. Stained glass pieces by Frans Wesselman and Tamsin Abbott