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Pete Allen's Jazz in the Afternoon



Programme for 2018 - Monthly on Sundays

3pm to 5:30pm (Doors open at 2pm)


First session is held on:

25th February - Pete Allen's Hot Four 

with Andy Dickens (Trumpet)

Pete Allen (Clarinet) - Richie Bryant (Drums)

James Clemas (Piano) and Dave Hanratty (Bass)

Admission at the door £13.50 


25th March - Pete Allen's Hot Four with Jazz vocalist Susan Valliant Speer (USA)

Admission at the door £13.50


22nd April - Pete Allen's Hot Seven!

Admission at the door £15.00


27th May - Pete Allen's Hot Four with Jazz Vocalist Hilda Clemas

Admission at the door £13.50


24th June - Pete Allen's Hot Four with Sean Moyses (Banjo)

Admission at the door £14.50


22nd July - Pete Allen's Hot Seven!

Admission at the door £15.00


26th August - Pete Allen's Hot Four with Andy Dickens (Trumpet)

Admission at the door £13.50


23rd September - Pete Allen's Hot Seven!

Admission at the door £15.00


- 26th/27th/28th OCTOBER -


with special Guests:  Ben Holder (Violin) - Enrico Tomasso (Trumpet) - Dave Browning (Piano)

Admission of the door:

Friday (8pm) £13.50

Saturday (8pm) £13.50

Sunday (3pm) £15.50


25th November - Pete Allen's Hot Four with Jazz Vocalist Val Wiseman

Admission at the door £13.50


23rd December - Pete Allen's Hot Seven Christmas Party!!

Admission at the door £15.00 


Leaflets with further information are available at Kennaway House but more details will be posted soon

Art at Kennaway Gallery

Keep looking for up-dates on forthcoming exhibitions during 2018.


What a year it has been for Kennaway Gallery, with it's new much improved hanging system and lighting, it has to be one of the best galleries around for exhibiting art work. 

If you would like to hold an exhibition in 2018, do contact the office by phone or email to check availability as dates are limited and cost.


We are sending our very best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to all artists that exhibited with us this year and look forward to some new and exciting art exhibitions next year!

From all at Kennaway House


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Peter Goodhall's 'tiger'


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.




Previous Exhibitions 

Our last exhibition during December was with Beth Pearson & friends 'Body of Art'.

Nov Nudes 2017

  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


The Living Sea & Shore

25 Sep to 01 Oct 2017

Free admission


A collection of artistic and photographic works by three professional local artists.


Abstract coastal artist George Hutchinson is famed for his colourful renditions of the seaside towns of Devon and Cornwall.

Favell Bevan-Arti creates stunning and vivid impressions of coastal scenes primarily working in pastels capturing the movement of the waves and landscapes of the coastal scene.

Mark Taylor Hutchinson is a dive photojournalist with a life-long shark passion and has recently extended his shark photography into painting sharks and seabirds from around the globe.

All three artists will be showcasing the beauty of the living sea and what lies beneath the waves during the exhibiton.  



Deborah s main poster Sep17


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

                                   & Mark Taylor Hutchinson - Joint Exhibition



RC 8-17 Exhibition 2017


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




 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. 


Telephone (01395) 515551 for more details.


Courses at Kennaway

Click the LEARNING tab on the left of this home page to see what classes are offered at Kennaway House.