THERE IS ONLY LIGHT – 21ST TO 27TH JUNE

Photographs are often seen as a representation of reality. This exhibition in the Malthouse by Dorset Independent Photographers considers words penned by John Fowles, novelist and former Lyme resident, that “reality is infinitely baffling”. In styles ranging from landscape and documentary to abstract and wildlife, images by the photographers for their 30th anniversary exhbition go […]

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18th April 2018

VIEW POINTS, BRIDPORT CAMERA CLUB – 7TH TO 20TH JUNE

Nine successful and creative photographers from Bridport Camera Club have come together in the Malthouse to show their passion for the medium of photography. Each has a different viewpoint on the world: whether that is expressed globally or locally; through black and white or colour; through rural or urban landscapes or the natural or the […]

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18th April 2018

LYME REGIS ART SOCIETY – 26TH MAY TO 2ND JUNE

The annual exhibition in the Malthouse Gallery at Whitsun usually attracts over 100 works of art, offering all members a chance to display and sell their work and the public an opportunity to explore what can be achieved with a variety of media.

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18th April 2018

Berey’s Unique Royal Wedding Souvenir

Town Mill Potter Berey Pealing has designed and made a truly unique piece to commemorate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  The figures represent the royal couple, who emerge or retreat form the symbolic Windsor Castle depending on the prevailing weather conditions.  The simple mechanism consists of a short length of cat gut […]

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13th April 2018

Recruiting Millers Now

As the busy summer season approaches at the award-winning Town Mill, we are looking for volunteers to help run our working watermill.    You will be joining a team of millers, making stoneground flour and offering informative tours of the mill to our visitors.  Full milling training will be given. You’ll be part of a community […]

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13th April 2018

Noses to the Grindstone

It may have seemed quiet during the winter months here at The Town Mill, but our team of volunteers have not been taking it easy!  With the help of professional stone dresser Malcolm Cooper and millwright Martin Watts, a project has just been completed to re-dress our peak stones, and recommission our french burr stones.  […]

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13th April 2018

Colourworks 13th to 25th April

Come and enjoy Malcolm Giladjian’s fourth solo exhibition here at The Town Mill.  His dramatic larger paintings will be in the Courtyard Gallery, showing a new development in his artistic journey.  With the use of oil, he has a new-found freedom in his marks that oil paints allow him to form.

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13th April 2018

Diana and Actaeon – Kate Westbrook 5th to 22nd May

The exhibition is part of a programme curated by Deborah Wood of The Art Room especially for The Malthouse. Following in the traditions of Classical Fine Art, and inspired by Gainsborough’s watercolour study, Kate Westbrook explores the myth of Diana and Actaeon. Written by the Roman poet Ovid and found within the collected works entitled […]

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11th April 2018

Julie Oldfield 19th April to 2nd May

Popular local artist Julie Oldfield returns to the Malthouse with her inventive and atmospheric mixed media paintings that have been weathered by time, the sea, oxidation and chemical treatments in order to create texture and capture coastal light and mood.

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11th April 2018

Ways & Means 6th to 18th April

This Morecombelake Art Group exhibition shows how twelve artists have worked over the last year to expand their practice.  This has included experimenting with innovative mark making, collages, new printmaking techniques and varied approaches to drawing from life.  The idea has been to push and develop each artist’s repertoire and to show in the exhibition, […]

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10th April 2018