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Acrylic and Cake Anyone?

The paintbrush door handle is a clue.  But it still seems unlikely that inside this metal container parked in a lay-by on a pretty leafy country lane in Berkshire, works a Mozambican artist by the name of Walter.  Yet, here he is, smiling, congenial, and happy to show any passing interest his distinctive, vibrant acrylic […]

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stoneware urns

One Good Turn Deserves Another

Against a backdrop of recent terrible events, here’s a feel-good story to warm hearts.  We have a collection of beautiful large garden pots by the talented Yogi de Beer at the gallery and a few evenings ago our beautiful Springer spaniel, with her highly sensitive nose, trotted round and round them, sniffing and searching.  Upon […]

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She is Back!

Fillingdon Fine Art is delighted to announce the return of our beautiful and much-loved ‘gallery dog’ Fina.  She was stolen from her kennel on 28th November 2016 and found on 12th May in Hampshire.  We’d like to express a huge thank you to the kind person who took her in, cared for her and contacted […]

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See you in the Summer!

A massive thank you to all the lovely customers who visited us over the duration of our recent spring exhibition.  The weather was exceptionally sunny and it was wonderful to see so many of you enjoying teas in the spring garden and supporting Farm Africa as well as our talented artists. Thank you, thank you, […]

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“Freshly Found” 25th March – 8th April 2017 – FINISHED

This lovely fresh exhibition of airy paintings, small sculptures, top-notch studio pottery, colourful jewellery and varied craft is now open, daily 10am – 4pm.  There are beautiful walks in the surrounding Chiltern Hills so do feel free to bring your dogs and walking boots.  We are also fortunate to have a wealth of good local […]

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Artist Cathy Layzell

We first met in hospital.  Not an auspicious start but paintings by Cathy Layzell were already adorning the illustrious walls of the private Constantiaberg Medi Clinic – soothing sea-views and expansive landscapes – so she suggested we meet there.  A good introduction in 2011 to the classic work by this French and British taught Cape […]

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Forthcoming Exhibition

Hot on the heels of an extensive sourcing trip to Africa, we are delighted to announce that our spring exhibition, “Freshly Found” will open on Saturday 25th March and run daily until Saturday 8th April 2017 Do make a note of the dates and keep checking the website for new uploaded work.  Enquiries are welcome […]

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Over and Out

A huge thank you to all who supported our recent Christmas exhibition, “Jubilation!”  We had superb weather and super sales for many of our artists, as well as a healthy collection for the charity Farm Africa, so thank you all very much indeed.  As many of you are aware, the only blight on the fortnight […]

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Special shopping / travel event – FINISHED

Thursday 24th November, we are open for a late-night shopping event, 6-9 pm, with Emily Bailey from Travel Counsellors on hand to give advice on travelling to Africa.  Join us for a glass of wine; peruse the gallery at leisure; perhaps choose some Christmas gifts or a treat for yourself, and quiz Emily on all […]

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Christmas exhibition

Christmas exhibition “Jubilation!” – FINISHED

The final exhibition of our Silver Jubilee year.  The gallery is open daily from 10am – 4pm until Saturday 3rd December, so do make a time to come and see us.  There is an abundant array of unique and gorgeous work.  Parking is plentiful, refreshments are available and the view is a treat in itself. […]

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