Herald - Issue 427

Page 34 • The HERALD • 4th August 2022 v HAMPSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS - 20TH TO 29TH AUGUST v A range of styles and media expressing our delight in colour, pattern and form. Tea and homemade cake served in aid of charity. Wheelchair access and ample parking. Open 10am-4.30pm All Saint’s Church Hall, Greenbanks Close, Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0SQ marywilliamsart@gmail.com www.marywilliamsartist.com From Milford Green follow signs to the Norman church at the top of Church Hill, turn left and venue is on the right. 20th to 29th August 2022 Janet Wheat, Christine Calder, Joyce Grainger, Mary Williams and Clare Morrell Painting, Mixed Media, Textiles, Craft, Cards, Prints and Gifts Waterside Art Group Art Exhibition Hythe Community Centre 20th August to 27th August 10am to 4pm (Closed Sunday 21st August) Paintings, cards and 2023 calendar for sale Free admission 5 Artists in Milford-On-Sea - Venue 49 Christine Calder, Joyce Grainger, Mary Williams, Clare Morrell and Janet Wheat are displaying their work at All Saints Church Hall in Milford on Sea. Christine Calder and Joyce Grainger work in a range of mediums from acrylics, mixed media through to embroidery, cra s and gi s. eir work has also been exhibited in Forest Arts Open Exhibitions. Clare Morrell creates colourful hand painted plant pots, decorative oral plaques and more. Janet Wheat is a watercolourist who enjoys painting seascapes, By Christine Calder ‘Open Studio’ Exhibition by Waterside Art Group in Hythe – Venue 79 Waterside Art Group is pleased to announce that it will be staging its much awaited annual Summer Exhibition in August as part of Hampshire Open Studios. For the rst time the Exhibition will be open on the rst Saturday of the Open Studios event as well as the complete following week. is will provide more visiting opportunity for those who are only free at weekends. e Exhibition will be open on Saturday 20th August and then on Monday 22nd through to Saturday 27th August. Members’ original paintings and drawings as well as cards will be on display, the majority available for sale. Also on sale will be the Group’s 2023 calendar showing paintings of Hythe and e Waterside by members. We know this will please visitors and local people. e venue for the Exhibition will be Hythe and Dibden Community Centre o Jones Lane in Hythe. Entry is free. e exhibition will be open from 10am until 4pm each day and will include works in a variety of media including oils, acrylics, watercolours, pencil, pastel and others. e range of subjects will be equally diverse and will include landscapes, still life, abstract, oral and animal portraits. To nd out more about Waterside Art Group, whether out of general interest or as a potential visitor or member go to the website: www.watersideartgroup.co.uk A recent painting by a member: ‘Cowes Week’ - watercolour Hampshire Open Studios Julia, one of the volunteers at the Healthy Haven Garden, donated a Sun ower bench to the garden. It needed restoring so the Fawley Men’s shed renovated it for the garden. Terry another Healthy Haven volunteer donated the wood and the Men’s shed painted and renovated it. e Fawley Men’s shed recently displayed it at the recent Fawley Show and the Armed Forces Day. Everyone went to the garden on Monday 11th July to see the bench in-situ.  e volunteers of the garden are grateful to the Fawley Men’s shed for doing an excellent job. TAKE A SEAT Left to Right: Phil, Business manager at the Red and Green Practice, Christine, Head Gardener, Barry from Fawley Men’s shed, Julia, Bryan from Fawley Men’s shed, Tim, Sandra and Pam (taken in front of the Garden’s sunflowers) Hares of Hampshire Trail e Hares of Hampshire Trail is ongoing with a drove of beautifully designed Hares and Leverets to nd across both Southampton and Winchester until Thursday 25th August. Each sculpture is sponsored by a business and individually designed by an artist – either well-known or just starting out, from Hampshire or further a eld. A number of the Leverets have been designed by local schools including: Black eld Primary School, Oak eld Primary School and e Romsey School. You can explore the trail using the Hares of Hampshire App, when you nd a sculpture enter the 4 digit code into the app and you might unlock a reward from one of the sponsors! You can also add to the gallery, vote for your favourite and track how far you have walked whilst doing the trail. e app costs £1.79 with net proceeds going to e Murray Parish Trust. Printed trail maps are also available in Southampton from the Hares of Hampshire Shop and the Information Point both in e Marlands Centre, Westquay Customer Service Desk, Nationwide Building Society (Above Bar St), Waterstones Westquay, John Hansard Gallery and the library and Art Gallery information Desks. Or in Winchester from the Great Hall gi shop, Tourist Information Centre, e ARC or from e Brooks Shopping Centre main o ce, Ballett Point and Waterstones. From the 8th to 11th September, there will be the chance to say a nal ‘goodbye’ at a Farewell Event before each Hare is auctioned to raise funds for e Murray Parish Trust which is dedicated to the advancement of paediatric emergency medicine across the South of England. e charity ensures that children a ected by major trauma can receive the best emergency care as close to home as possible. For more details visit: www. hareso ampshire.co.uk Above: Dazzle by Kezia Hoffman Left: Alice in Romseyland by The Romsey School owers, fruit and bees to name a few of her subjects. Mary Williams paints mainly in ink and watercolour. Her work has been regularly exhibited at high pro le national galleries. The Church Hal l in Mi l ford-OnSea provides ample space to show their work. It has disabled access along with good parking f a c i l i t i e s . ere’s tea and h o m e m a d e cake for charity too. Hampshire Open Studios – Venue 237 Aylsa Williams & Mandy Smith 20th-22nd & 26th-29th August, 11am - 6pm Paintings, original prints, cards & gifts. 2 Long Drive, West End SO30 3HX