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Welcome to Tincleton Gallery

Tincleton Gallery in the Old School House in Tincleton is Dorset’s most intimate contemporary fine art and music concert venue. We cast our eyes beyond Dorset looking for new insights and new artists and musicians, as well as supporting the work of our local cadre. The art works include drawings and paintings as well as a selection of sculptures. Musically we host classical and jazz concerts in one of Dorset’s few venues to boast two grand pianos.

The gallery is open 10am-4pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. If you wish to visit at other times please contact us.

CURRENT SHOWS

Exhibitions

Blackbird and Fruit- Mixed media - Imogen Bittner

Spring 2023 mixed art exhibition : by gallery artists & guest artists

Our Spring mixed exhibition features over a dozen of our gallery artists, plus four guest artists, including a range of sculptures, oils, and prints. A fine selection of landscape monoprints from Bristol-based Ruth Ander contrast nicely with landscapes in oil from Dorset-base Kim Pragnell.  The Hampshire artist Philippa Headley adds her landscape oils to the mix and then Dorset-based Colin Moore provides further contrast with his linocut landscapes, and the detailled landscape etchings of Devon-based Mary Gillett. A variety of raku ceramics are with us from London-based artist Alison Wear as well as stonework from Sarah Moore and the fine metal/glass/stone scuptures from Bershire based Johannes von Stumm. Imogen Bittner has some new textile pieces as well as some more work from London-based guest artist Chloe Fremantle and new pieces by local guest artist Sarah Batt.

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Concerts

Giovanni Lonnati

Fri 17 & Sat 18 Feb 2023 : Giovanni Lonati

Giovanni Lonati will be playing at Tincleton Gallery on Friday 17 and Sat 18 February 2023. This concert has been postponed twice, so hopefully third time lucky. The first time (2021) the concert could not take place due to the general Covid lockdowns. The second time (2022) unfortunately Giovanni himself caught Covid as he was

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Exhibitions Diary

2023 SHOW LISTING

Friday 10 February – Friday 16 July 2023
Spring exhibition – Work by gallery & guest artists

The gallery is ordinarily closed during August – enquire for an appointment if you wish to visit in August.

Friday 8 September – Sunday 31 December 2023
Autumn exhibition – Work by gallery & guest artists

(all dates are subject to change if Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are in force)

Unless otherwise noted all art exhibitions open on a Friday. There is generally an opening viewing from 18:00-20:00 on the first Friday, please contact us if you wish to attend this.

Regular opening hours for Tincleton Gallery are 10:00am until 16:00pm on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays when a show is on (see show dates above) which is for approximately ten months of the year. There is no need to make an appointment to visit during these hours. Please note that on the last weekend of a show a certain amount of disruption is inevitable as we start to get ready for the next one.

We can be open at other times during the week but please make an appointment if you wish to visit at other times – Joan runs Dorchester Framing from the same address and so is able to open by mutual agreement with visitors. To make special visit arrangements please contact the gallery.

There is no charge for visiting.

Concerts Diary

2023 – concert diary

Tincleton Gallery – 2023 – Concert programme

Unless noted otherwise typically the same programme is played on both the Friday and the Saturday night.

17+18 Feb 2023 : Giovanni Lonati; classical piano
Fri 17 Mar 2023 : Mike Denham; jazz solo piano
Sat 18 Mar 2023 : Mike Denham (piano) with Trevor Whiting (clarinet, sax)
21+22 Apr 2023 : Ronan Magill; classical piano
19+20 May 2023 : Philip Clouts (jazz piano) & Ron Phelan (bass)
23+24 Jun 2023 : Melissa Phelps & Caroline Palmer; classical cello & piano

=== Summer break ===

15+16 Sep 2023 : Milly Riquelme; Cuban, classical, and jazz piano & voice
13+14 Oct 2023 : Gilda Cruz; classical piano
10+11 Nov 2023 : John Law et al; jazz piano etc
15+16 Dec 2023 : Duncan Honeybourne; classical piano

=== Winter break ===

– Tickets £15 each.

– All concerts start playing at 8pm. Please arrive after 7:30pm.

– Pre booking and prepayment only. Each party of guests must give a contact.

– We will give refunds if we need to cancel the concert for whatever reason. We will not refund if you need to cancel as that would disadvantage the musician(s), unless we can resell your seat.

– You must respect any Covid social distancing measures, which will in turn comply with Government requirements. At present there are none.

– As usual price includes drinks & nibbles which are served in the interval, but exactly what, how and where depend on our discretion & weather.

All concerts start playing at 8pm. Please arrive after 7:30pm.
Wine and nibbles are served in the interval.

Tickets £15 each.

To order tickets please email Tincleton Gallery or call Tincleton Gallery on 01305 848909