Winter Art Show now closed

Last Friday we had a ‘Closing Event’ for our Winter Art Show.  This was well attended and provided an opportunity to meet some of the artists whose  work we have been showing.  Pete Sheridan created a series of  atmospheric pieces based on an image of the Dorset poet, William Barnes.  We were also very pleased … Read more

Money raised from Soiree

Just received this letter of thanks from Julia’s House for money raised at our musical ‘Soiree’ here before Christmas.  In addition to this we raised £150 for our local church.  Many thanks to all those who came, and a very special thanks to our musicians! Dear Joan I just wanted to drop you a quick … Read more

Musical soirée

On December 13th 2014, we held our third musical soirée in the Old School Room. The evening featured Duncan Honeybourne and the talented young violinist Izabau Rothman.  It was a great success – over 30 people came and the evening raised £300 to be shared between ‘The Friends of Tincleton Church’ and ‘Julia’s House’  A further amount of … Read more

New model for Life Drawing

Very excited today, as we had a new model called Maria and she is excellent!  We will still be using Lucy and occasionally Paul who are also brilliant to draw as those who have been coming here will know.  Here are a couple of my efforts today. Maria has been booked in for the next … Read more

Winter Art Show

Our art show is now open by appointment – call me (Joan) on 01305 848909 if you wish to come and see it.  It features the following artists: Paul Sainsbury – oil paintings of Charmouth Sue Fawthrop – paintings and mixed media Lisa Lindqvist – sculpture and collages Pete Sheridan – new work specially commissioned … Read more

Musical Soiree

Musical Soiree – Sat 13th Dec  – 7.30pm for 8pm start   Our third musical event in this wonderful intimate venue will feature Duncan Honeybourne (pianist) and Izabau Rothman (violinist) and the program will include the Violin Sonata in A Major by Cesar Franck, as well as other piano pieces and possibly a guest singer … Read more

Life Drawing

Life drawing session tomorrow with Lucy.  10 – 1230.  Also we are getting prepared for our exciting Christmas Art Show – Private View will be Friday 14th November, so if you would like to come along, put it in your diary now!

Yoga with Mark

Every Friday we have one and a half hours of gentle yet invigorating yoga with our very experienced teacher Mark.  The Old Schoolroom makes a lovely space for this, and with the log fire the room is lovely and warm.  If you would be interested to join this group, either as a regular or for … Read more

The Old School House Gallery

We have had a very successful Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition and have welcomed many visitors to our new venue. Quotes from our Visitors’ Book: “V Inspiring and great range of styles, lovely to see”     Trevarton Family, Wareham “A beautiful setting for beautiful art.  Thank You.”    Emma from Dorchester “Great Venue. Great Artwork’  Zoe from Oakford … Read more

Dorset Art Weeks preview

On Saturday 24th May, our Dorset Art Weeks exhibition was launched. Despite the dreadful weather, we were thrilled at how many people braved the rain to come and have a preview of this wonderful exhibition. The exhibition is now open every day until June 8th from 10am – 4pm and 10am -6pm on Saturdays.