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ARTWORK by established local artists will be on display in Kennaway Gallery for 2017 from the end of January and between solo/group exhibitions.

Gallery patron, Alan Cotton, helped launch this venture in April 2014.  Professional artist Peter Goodhall, recently appointed as a Trustee of Kennaway House, now oversees the galleries which display a range of styles and subjects.

“I welcome everyone to the 2017 season of exhibitions. The galleries will be full of diverse and interesting paintings, sculptures and prints by a range of accomplished, experienced and talented artists some of who are exhibiting their work for the first time in Sidmouth.”

The galleries in Kennaway House which is a Grade II listed Georgian/Regency mansion create a wonderful setting to showcase this artwork. Various dates between exhibitions a group of artists affectionately known as the ‘In-Betweeners’ will display a wide range of styles and subjects in the Gallery.

Entry to most exhibitions is FREE unless stated on posters.  The continuous display of work, which is for sale, is open during the week between 10am and 4pm. Exhibitions are open during the weekends, subject to other events taking place in the House.





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Future Exhibitors for 2017:


25 Aug 17 - 31 Aug 17  Denise Thomas - Photography & Mixed Media


16 Sep 17 - 24 Sep 17  Artbeat - 12 local artists

25 Sep 17 -   2 Oct 17   Favell Beven-Arti, George Hutchinson

                                   & Mark Taylor Hutchinson - Joint Exhibition

  3 Oct 17 -   9 Oct 17  'Paintings of Purpose' by Deborah S. Main

  6 Oct 17 -   8 Oct 17   Jacqueline Steel - A weekend Solo Exhibition

12 Oct 17 - 16 Oct 17   Local School Art Exhibition

20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17   Colin Bentley - Solo Exhibition

20 Nov 17 - 26 Nov 17  Sidmouth Photography Club - various


Previous Exhibitions 

---------------------RC 8-17 Exhibition 2017



 Peter Goodhall &

Bryan Dawkins




Wave series by Peter Goodhall (c)                        Present Marine Paintings & More 


   From Sat 12 Aug - Sun 20 Aug  

  10am - 4:30pm

Free Entry





Orange Sail by Bryan Dawkins (c)                               



Creative Coverage Devon Show 2017 

Creative coverage

From Sun 13 to Sat 19 Aug



 Featuring works by Joanna Commings ASWAc, Lynda Kettle RBSA, Lin Williams, Roger St. Barbe, Susan Thomson, Marjorie Collins DY Hide and Nicola Axe.  




Branscombe, Return of the Sun, acrylics, 88 x 58 cm, £425 by Joanna Commings


Newton Poppleford Art Society

Summer Exhibition 2017 

From Sat 22 - Sun 30 July

 Sale of orignal works by their members from 10am - 5pm including Sunday.  Raffle in support of Hospice Care and Kennaway House.  Admission £1



Annual Exhibition 2017

 From Thu 6 - Wed 19 Jul

 Sale of orignal works by their members from 10am - 5pm

including Sunday (closing at 4pm on the 19th). 

Admission £1 under 18s free


Jacqueline Steel

  Jacqueline Steel Solo Exhibition 2017

  From Fri 16 – Fri 23 Jul

  Jacqueline is entirely self-taught, her work is characterized by deft use of texture, colour and light.

She focuses on the beauty of the subject itself and is fascinated by atmosphere.



JS Lady sitting cross legged  Jan Shayler - Solo Exhibition 2017

From Fri 26 May - Sun 4 Jun

    Jan was born in Sidmouth and gained her UK Fine Art qualification while living in France.  Known as an experimental artisit both in media and subject.




Kazumi Waygood and her students

present an Ikebana Exhibition 2017

 Fri 16 & Sat 17 Jun

An exhibition of Japanese floral art, Ikebana, and a rare opportunity to see authentic Ikenobo Ikebana. Ikenobo is the oldest Ikebana school in Japan dating back to the 15th century.  Presented by local Ikenobo Ikebana teacher, Kazumi, and her students.




Sheila Tweed & Friends Exhibition 2017

From Sun 7 – Sun 14 May

This group of women are members

of various local art societies and look

forward to sharing their art with


Peter Coates - Solo Exhibition 2017

From Fri 21 Apr – Mon 1 May

Peter has been painting professionally for 14 years.
He works mainly in oil and acrylic, influenced
by his training in graphic design and the vibrant colours of the
Mediterranean and Provence where he often visits. 


Robert Crisp  - Solo Exhbition 2016

is exhibiting his latest work 

From Fri 2 Sep until Sun 11 Sep

In the Amyatt Room and the Hatton-Wood Room

Open daily from 10am to 5pm  Free Entry


Artbeat - Local Artists Exhibition 2016

Twelve local artists will be displaying their most recent work

From Sat 17 until Sun 26 Sep

In the Amyatt and Hatton-Wood Rooms

Opening daily from 10:00am to 5:30pm


Peter Goodhall - Solo Exhibition 2016

From Thu 29 Sep until Sun 9 Oct

In the Amyatt and Hatton Wood Rooms 

Opening daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm


Donna Lawley-Hopton - Solo Exhbition 2016 

15 until 22 Apr - In the Amyatt Room 

 Donna Lawley Hopton is a contemporary figurative painter, part time conservator and restorer of decorative fine art ceramics.   Donna received a BA Hons in Fine Art from Birmingham School of Art in 1987 and has participated in group and solo shows in the UK and New Zealand where she lived for six years.    


 Creative Coverage Open Exhibition 2016

Fri 29 Apr until Fri 6 May

Featuring over 100 works of fine art by more than 20 selected professional artists and craftspeople all available to purchase, including Jenny Shaw-Browne's Polruan Boatyard (on posters). 


Telephone (01395) 515551 for more details.