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Contemporary Art Medals

17 May - 8 August

A spotlight show of small, bronze reliefs that illustrate the theme of climate emergency and the natural environment, produced by students from all over the country alongside professional pieces from the British Art Medal Society.

Festival of Drawing

17 May - 5 September 2021

Everyone is an artist! Take part in an extravaganza of drawing that includes an exhibition of original works and prints by Old Masters alongside events that explore more contemporary drawing styles; graffiti art, manga comics and ‘bad drawing’.

Lockdown By Mark Pearson

17 May - 20 June 2021

The stark and sometimes surreal nature of lockdown was captured by photo-journalist Mark Pearson. His photography documents the pandemic using a 1950s Rolleiflex camera, which produced a hauntingly truthful exposure of life in lockdown.


17 May - 1 August 2021

Design Nation collective from Cornwall and Devon present intriguing and inventive craft work made in response to the Covid-19 lockdowns; including ceramics, glass, textiles, jewellery, mixed-media and illustration.