FACING THE PAST: FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION & ARCHAEOLOGY – starts 12th September

An intriguing new course starts in the Bakehouse Attic at The Town Mill this September.  Field and Community Archaeologist Chris Tripp BA (Hons) MA will be encouraging new students to join him in discovering the stories of past lives, wonderful treasures and ancient cultures. Via facial reconstruction and the material culture of the world – […]

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14th August 2018

Town Mill Spelt Flour wins ‘Great Taste’ award

Great Taste, the world’s most coveted food awards, which celebrates the very best in food and drink, has announced the Great Taste stars of 2018. Out of over 12,600 products to be judged, local Lyme Regis charity The Town Mill Trust was awarded a 2-star Great Taste award, which means judges dubbed it above and […]

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3rd August 2018

Exciting Job Opportunity at The Town Mill

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED. The Town Mill is looking to employ a Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator. This is an exciting role playing a central part in the ongoing success of The Town Mill community. The individual will be responsible for supporting and growing the volunteer community, coordinating our volunteer rotas, focusing our […]

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24th July 2018

Throw A Pot Saturday 28th July

Have a go, with some help from Town Mill Pottery, to make your own pot on the potter’s wheel.  It takes around 15 minutes and costs £6 per person. You will be guided to throw a pot which you will be able to take home.  Once it is completely dry you can decorate and colour […]

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5th July 2018

Charmouth to Chernobyl 13th September to 26th September

Howard Flanagan is an emerging international artist, widely known for his individual highly detailed paintings.  A finalist in the 2017 Sunday Times Watercolour Artist of the Year competition, Howard has worked this year almost exclusively with the organisers of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and the children’s charity UNICEF, to produce 12 paintings, […]

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5th July 2018

Edge 31st August to 12th September

Four artists – glass artists Celia Goodman and Kathy Collins, potter Martin Collins and watercolourist Jasper Jacob – display their varied skills in the Courtyard Gallery, inspired by the liminal spaces in landscapes and seascapes where water meets land and desert, where field and forest meet sky.  They have joined forces for ‘Edge’ to demonstrate […]

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5th July 2018

Radiance 10th August to 29th August

Popular local painter Julie Oldfield will be showing her latest series of paintings in the Courtyard Gallery, that focus on skyscapes rather than seascapes, which she is more known for.  Having set a challenge to explore the moodiness and unpredictability of rapidly changing skies, Julie uses experimental techniques that themselves have unpredictable results, like working […]

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5th July 2018

A Feast of Colour 28th July to 8th August

Colourful vistas of semi-abstracted summertime Dorset scenes are showcased is this solo Courtyard Gallery exhibition of work by Caroline Liddington.  Her narrative paintings explore unexpected views through doorways and windows.  Some images incorporate many smaller vistas; others focus on a single aspect producing a more abstract impression.  All the work celebrates a courageous use of […]

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5th July 2018

Hillman and Lerry: Recent Works 13th July to 25th July

In the Courtyard Gallery, this is the second joint exhibition Anna Hillman and Pauline Lerry have had at the Town Mill.  Both had careers in the fashion industry and share a lifelong interest in painting, drawing and printmaking.  Dorset-based Anna is landscape inspired and is currently working with drypoint printmaking, continuing her experimentation with approach […]

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5th July 2018

Galleries – Valerie Barden 8th September to 25th September

Valerie Barden studies at Yeovil College of Art, read Art History with the Open university and has been exhibiting professionally since 1994.  Although painted in a figurative manner, Barden’s work exemplifies the qualities of abstraction and flatness specific to modern painting and their subject matter place them in a contemporary context.  This series of paintings […]

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5th July 2018