Christmas Shopping at the Gallery
02 December 2020 - 20 December 2020
Join us for a celebratory mince pie or two and finish ticking off your Christmas shopping list from our tempting selection of meaningful gifts, many handcrafted here in Sussex. Stocking fillers, toys, cards and gifts for all the family, and, of course, affordable art! Plenty of free parking right outside the door, and with lots of variety under one roof, we offer you an enjoyable and stress-free experience as soon as you step inside! Open Tuesday - Sunday, 11.30 am - 4.30 pm. Closing for Christmas Sunday 20 December at 4.30 pm.
05 November 2020 - 01 December 2020
Sadly we are temporarily closed, but are looking forward to welcoming you for some much needed Christmas cheer when we re-open at 11.30 am on Wednesday 2 December!
Pre-Lockdown Christmas Shopping with 10% discount!
01 November 2020 - 04 November 2020
In view of the recent Government announcement, we are now open every day - with a 10% discount on everything - until close of business at 4.30pm on Wednesday 4th November. Shop whilst you can from our handpicked selection of unique and meaningful Christmas gifts, many handmade here in Sussex. Stocking fillers, toys, cards and gifts for all the family, and, of course, affordable art too! Pop in and enjoy a mince pie and a gentle browse in our little oasis of calm! Plenty of free parking right outside the door. Open Sunday 1st, Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th November 11.30 am - 4.30 pm.
Macmillan Auction - Final View and 'Cakeaway'!
03 October 2020 - 03 October 2020
In view of the unfolding Covid situation, our Macmillan Coffee Morning will now be a 'Cakeaway'! Delicious homemade cakes available to take home for a donation, plus a last chance to view our fantastic Silent Auction of artwork donated by our generous Artists! Bidding closes 9 pm on Sunday 4 October, link to bid on our Home page.
24 September 2020 - 31 October 2020
Delve into a treasure trove of autumnal bounty at the gallery - we’ve gathered together an enticing selection of art and craft for all budgets from our talented band of Sussex artists, and from some new ones too! Paintings, sculpture, glass, ceramics, photography, textiles and jewellery, plus unusual gifts, toys and cards. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 11.30 am - 4.30 pm.
Macmillan On-line Auction of Artwork
23 September 2020 - 04 October 2020
In the light of the unfolding Covid situation, we have reluctantly decided to cancel our planned Macmillan Coffee Morning. However, thanks to the unprecedented generosity of our artists, our usual silent auction of donated art in aid of Macmillan is going ahead and is now live on-line! To view and bid, please click HERE To make a donation please click HERE
24 July 2020 - 31 August 2020
Step into the tranquil oasis of the gallery and lose yourself in our summer show of art and crafts from Sussex artists old and new. You'll find affordable paintings, glasswork, sculpture, photography, ceramics, textiles and jewellery, alongside a hand-picked array of quirky gifts, toys and cards! Open Wednesday-Saturday, 12-5 pm, plus 12-5 pm on August Bank Holiday Sunday 30th and Monday 31st. Please refer to map on Borde Hill Garden's website (www.bordehill.co.uk) for current road diversions.
04 June 2020 - 17 June 2020
We're working our way through the Government's latest Covid-19 Guidance and aim to re-open the Gallery on Thursday 18 June. Initially we plan to open Thursday to Saturday only (12pm - 5pm) or by appointment but will review once we're up and running!
17 March 2020 - 16 April 2020
We regret that the Gallery is temporarily closed. In accordance with Government guidance to avoid ‘non-essential contact’, we have reluctantly decided that closure is the correct response in order to safeguard the welfare of our visitors and customers. We hope you will understand our action. We are monitoring the situation and look forward to welcoming you back to the Gallery in the not too distant future. With all best wishes Jill & Sam
30 November 2019 - 30 November 2019
Join us for prosecco and mince pies and make a start on your Christmas shopping! More details to follow....
Christmas at the Gallery
01 November 2019 - 20 December 2019
Avoid the mayhem of the High Street and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the Gallery whilst you browse our carefully curated mix of original and affordable art, handmade crafts and unusual gifts. With prices starting at less than £5, you'll find everything from fun stocking fillers and Christmas decorations to a unique piece of original art for your loved ones. Support your local artists this Christmas by shopping local and by shopping handmade! Masses of free parking right outside.
7th Annual Macmillan Coffee 'Morning'
27 September 2019 - 27 September 2019
Join us all day for the World's Biggest Coffee 'Morning'! Along with coffee, tea and homemade cakes, there will be a silent auction of original work donated by our artists, as well as a selection of our own Gallery stock and a table of bric-a-brac, all available for a donation to Macmillan. Bidding closes at 4 pm. We will be donating 10% of any takings on the day to Macmillan, so a great incentive to start your Christmas shopping! Masses of free parking right outside!
Here Comes the Sun!
11 July 2019 - 30 August 2019
Alongside your favourite artists, the Gallery's inaugural summer showcase introduces an exciting parade of new exhibitors, promising colour and variety all summer long! The affordable art on display includes sculpture, paintings, ceramics, glasswork and jewellery - perfectly complemented by our usual eclectic array of gifts, toys and cards!
Exhibition: 'And Then Came Spring'
13 April 2019 - 27 May 2019
Inspired by this line from Edward Fitzgerald’s translation of the works of Omar Khayyam, our first exhibition of the year celebrates Spring and all that is associated with it. Come and join us for a drink at the opening on Saturday 13 April, 11 am – 5 pm!
Annual Art Sale
02 February 2019 - 02 March 2019
The popular Annual Art Sale marks the beginning of the Gallery’s year. Our artists clear out their studios and sell off their work at greatly reduced prices. With paintings, sculptures, prints, glass work, jewellery, ceramics, and much more on offer, come and unearth a bargain!
24 November 2018 - 21 December 2018
An uplifting exhibition of candid photographs of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice by Cuckfield photographer Sophie Mitchell. Having been granted rare access to the hospice, Sophie captures life there in all its colour as children with life-limiting conditions are given the chance to live "For The Now"
Cuckfield Local Market with Chestnut Tree House
13 October 2018 - 13 October 2018
Join us at Cuckfield's local market in the courtyard of the Talbot pub, where we're hosting a table with Sussex children's hospice, Chestnut Tree House. As well as biscuit decorating, we'll have children's toys and CDs with all proceeds to the hospice. At the market's other stalls, you'll find Sussex honey, chocolates, hand-tied flowers, meze dips, cheese, fresh fish, cakes, bread, scotch eggs, pies and fresh meat. Come and find out what a wonderful place our county's only children's hospice is and pick up a few deli treats for the weekend at the same time!
Our Sixth Macmillan Coffee Morning!
28 September 2018 - 28 September 2018
Come and join us for our favourite social event of the year - our annual World's Biggest Coffee 'Morning'. As usual, there will be homemade cakes galore, tea and coffee available all day, as well as a table of Gallery-donated stock, all proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support. Masses of free parking right outside!
The Other Summer Exhibition
30 June 2018 - 01 September 2018
Hot on the heels of The Royal Academy’s annual Summer Exhibition in London, the Gallery will be celebrating its 10th birthday with a similarly eclectic show of work by its many artists, past and present.
Through The Eyes Of A Child
10 March 2018 - 12 May 2018
If only it were possible to see the world again with a child's gaze! To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Gallery we are supporting The Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice throughout the year. Our first exhibition of the year invites you to rediscover the wonder and beauty of the world around us ‘Through the Eyes of a Child’.
10TH ANNUAL ART SALE
27 January 2018 - 24 February 2018
The Annual Art Sale is the traditional start to the Gallery’s year when our regular artists clear out their studios and sell off their work at greatly reduced prices. With paintings, sculptures, glass work, jewellery, ceramics, and much more on offer, you are sure to unearth a bargain to take home with you! The Sale marks the start of the Gallery’s support in 2018 of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice. The Gallery will donate 10% of takings on the opening day of the Sale to the Hospice.
Early Birds Christmas Coffee Morning
24 November 2017 - 24 November 2017
Kick off the festive season with our annual Early Birds Christmas coffee "morning". There will be delicious home-made cakes and biscuits served all day, together with freshly brewed coffee and tea. Alongside original local artwork, there will be a wide selection of gifts for all pockets from jewellery, glassware and ceramics to textiles, toys, stocking fillers, cards and decorations. We're opening early, so you can pop in after the school run or on your way to work!
Macmillan Coffee Morning
29 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
Join us for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning! Along with coffee, tea and homemade cakes, there will be plenty of gift items available for a donation, as well as a silent auction of original work donated by some of our artists, including this stunning painting by Paul Guthrie. Come along for coffee and place your bids by 4 pm!
A British Summer
01 July 2017 - 02 September 2017
"A British Summer" celebrates our favourite time of year and conjures up images of everything from Henley and Wimbledon to seaside holidays, Punch and Judy and, dare we say, rain! Working in many different media, our artists will draw on a myriad of influences to show us what "A British Summer" means to them.
Sculpture in the Gallery
12 May 2017 - 02 October 2017
The Gallery is delighted to again be part of Borde Hill Garden’s Annual Sculpture Exhibition. We will be exhibiting the work of over a dozen artists, including four of the main Garden exhibitors, and are part of the Garden’s Sculpture Trail which winds its way around the historic site and is a popular activity for both adults and children. The sculptures on display at the Gallery are on a smaller scale and suitable for a domestic setting, and are in a broad range of materials from iron, stone and wood to ceramic, resin, wire and glass.
To Linger in a Garden Fair
25 March 2017 - 06 May 2017
"To Linger in a Garden Fair" may have been penned by the 14th century Persian poet Hafiz, but to us it perfectly describes the delicious anticipation of enjoying the garden after a long winter. This is an exhibition devoted to one of Britain's most popular pastimes, featuring work in a variety of media.
|Elda Abramson||Jackie Bishop|
|Nichola Campbell||Mike Cheetham|
|Jeff Josephine Designs||Min Maud|
Annual Art Sale
28 January 2017 - 25 February 2017
The year starts with our popular Annual Art Sale! The Gallery’s artists have been clearing out their studios so there will be all sorts of art available at greatly reduced prices, from paintings and prints to ceramics, textiles, jewellery and more!
25 June 2016 - 03 September 2016
An exhibition showcasing the work of our talented glassmakers, together with contemplative work from a host of artists using all manner of media.
21 May 2016 - 17 June 2016
Whilst many of the Gallery’s artists and makers are Sussex-based, for one month we will be celebrating Irish craft and design. Alongside our usual displays of paintings, sculpture, glasswork, textiles, jewellery and more, we will be showcasing homewares, ceramics, stationery and contemporary art, all carefully curated by Cuckfield-based company Small Island.
Suzanne Sanders Embroidery Workshops (Half Day)
12 May 2016 - 12 May 2016
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St. Peter & St. James Hospice Coffee Morning
15 April 2016 - 15 April 2016
The Gallery will be hosting a coffee morning to support St. Peter & St. James Hospice. We will have a selection of mouthwatering baked goods, and fresh coffee and tea on hand. Please come and help support this charity close to our hearts. 10% of the gallery sales will be donated to St. Peter & St. James Hospice. Bring a friend! Borde Hill Garden will be accepting donations in lieu of their entry fee.
Suzanne Sanders Embroidery Workshops (Full Day)
06 April 2016 - 06 April 2016
Textile artists Suzanne Sanders is running a series of workshops which will teach you how to draw with your sewing machine. Full Day Workshop on 6th April costs £60 per person and includes lunch (10.00am - 5.00pm)
Blossom by Blossom the Spring Begins
19 March 2016 - 07 May 2016
Whilst Swinburne's poem reminds us how eagerly we await the first glimpses of Spring, this exhibition celebrates the most welcome season in all its full-blown glory!
Suzanne Sanders Embroidery Workshops (Half Day)
17 March 2016 - 17 March 2016
Textile artists Suzanne Sanders is running a series of workshops which will teach you how to draw with your sewing machine. Half Day Workshop on 17th March cost £35 per person (10.00am - 2.00pm)
Annual Art Sale
23 January 2016 - 27 February 2016
The year starts with our popular Annual Art Sale! The Gallery's artists have been clearing out their studios so there will be all sorts of art available at greatly reduced prices, from paintings and prints to ceramics, textiles, jewellery and more! Sale opens 10.30am Saturday 23rd January, when we will be serving drinks and nibbles whilst you unearth a bargain. The Sale ends at 4pm on Saturday 27th February.
03 October 2015 - 31 October 2015
"Stitched Up" is our last exhibition of the year and as its name suggests, the subject matter is textile art. This exhibition of beguiling and bewitching stitchery features work by Jo Butcher, Victoria Coleman, Holly Dale, Ros Lymer, Suzanne Sanders and Kate Tulett.
|Jo Butcher||Victoria Coleman|
|Holly Dale||Ros Lymer|
|Suzanne Sanders||Kate Tulett|
At The Water's Edge
27 June 2015 - 15 August 2015
With more than 11,000 miles of coastline, and many lakes, rivers and reservoirs, we are never far from the water's edge on our small island! We will be having an Opening Party on the 27 June from 10:30 - 5:00, come and enjoy the art with drinks and nibbles!
|Annabel Eyres||Debbie Bowler|
|Irene Burns||Pauline Findlay|
|Min Maude||Zed Talijan|
In the Garden
14 March 2015 - 18 April 2015
Annual Art Sale
24 January 2015 - 21 February 2015
We have asked our artists and makers to clear out their studios, giving you the opportunity to unearth a real bargain! On offer will be original paintings, pottery, sculpture, textiles and more ... all at greatly reduced prices. The Art Sale opens at 10.30am on Saturday 24th January, when we will be serving drinks and nibbles whilst you browse the bargains. Sale ends at 4.00pm on Saturday 21st February.
In the Abstract
18 October 2014 - 15 November 2014
Paintings and sculpture by nine Sussex artists. Bold, modern statements, open to interpretation, an exciting and thought-provoking exhibition.
|Sophie Abbott||Rowan Hannay|
|Alison Ingram||Rex Matthews|
|Min Maude||Naomi Sack|
|Julian Sutherland-Beatson||Zed Talijan|
12 July 2014 - 30 August 2014
Winston Churchill once said, "There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man." Whether we ride or just admire from afar, this exhibition of paintings and sculpture exploring the grace, beauty and spirit of the horse will be good for all our insides!
Of Furred and Gentle Beasts
24 May 2014 - 08 June 2014
An exhibition of work by ceramic sculptor Victoria Lovell, which reflects her great empathy with animals. Whatever creature she turns her hand to,Victoria produces not just the likeness but the spirit of her subject. One feels the nervousness of her hares, the trustfulness of her dogs and the arrogance of her chickens! This exhibition gives her the opportunity to further explore the animal kingdom.
Sussex beloved Sussex
22 March 2014 - 26 April 2014
The title of this exhibition, inspired by a Rudyard Kipling poem, speaks for itself. A celebration of every inch of this beautiful county of ours, by some of its resident artists.
25 January 2014 - 25 February 2014
Our artists enjoy the Annual Art Sale as much as our customers. They clear out their studios, and you unearth a bargain!
Christmas Shopping Evening
05 December 2013 - 05 December 2013
We will be serving: Mince pies Mulled Wine Christmas Cheer
12 October 2013 - 02 November 2013
In line with the saying that "small is beautiful" we asked sixteen of our regular artists to downsize! They rose to the challenge spectacularly, and the result is "Little Gems"
13 July 2013 - 17 August 2013
11 May 2013 - 25 May 2013
Form Colour Mood An Exhibition of paintings and drawings by Michael Loveridge
23 March 2013 - 21 April 2013
Artists: Steven Ferguson, Paul Guthrie, Rebecca Jenkins, Min Maude and Ev Meynell.
Annual Art Sale
26 January 2013 - 23 February 2013
13 October 2012 - 04 November 2012
Of trees, birds, beasts and all things magical.
Gone to the Dogs
14 July 2012 - 01 September 2012
Featuring some exciting new artists, this exhibition is not just for those of us already besotted by our 4 legged friends. It may even produce a few converts!
28 April 2012 - 08 June 2012
An eclectic and dynamic exhibition showcasing the work of 12 established sculptors from the South East of England.
A Riot of Spring
17 March 2012 - 14 April 2012
Putting winter behind us,how better to start the year than with an exhibition devoted to the joys of springtime! An Exhibition of paintings, sculpture and textiles to celebrate this most longed for season. Inspired by the words of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834): "All nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair - The bees are stirring - birds are on the wing And winter, slumbering in the open air Wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring." Exhibiting artists: Steve Ferguson, Polly Finch, Antonia Green, Kate Osborne, John Thompson, and Liz Toole.
Annual Art Sale
21 January 2012 - 21 February 2012
Paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewellery, textiles from our regular artists, all at greatly reduced prices.
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