Grimoire (a Collective book of spells)

A workshop with artist duo Fouthland that will consider the mysticism of craft involved in the processes of making. Working with a collection of objects ... more >

Summer Holiday Workshops for Children and Families

Summer Holiday Workshops A wide variety of exciting and creative sessions for children and families allow parents and children to get ... more >

Saturday Life Drawing Classes with Paul Webster

These fun, tutored sessions encourage individual strengths whilst exploring different aspects of drawing the human figure. The sessions are designed to ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

Be our guest opening

Saturday, 29 June 2013


You and your guests are warmly invited to a fun-packed and intriguing day at Newtown’s newest Bed & Breakfast

Opening event, Saturday 29 June

3 - 5pm Free workshops

5pm BBQ and refreshments until 7pm


Sunprints workshop, led by Sian Hughes

A cyanotype workshop, guiding you through the fascinating process of making your own sunprint. Sessions last 30 minutes approximately. Booking essential.*

Re-craft drop-in workshop, led by Helen Kennedy

Transform and re-craft everyday items and utensils using found objects, including shells and beachcombing finds. All materials provided although donations of items appreciated!

During the opening, the Institute for Imagined Futures & Unknown Lands (a time traveling research unit) will present a new piece of work Dream Vessel. Using pioneering technology from the future they have captured dreams of those staying in B&B’s around Newtown. Visitors will be invited to engage with these dreams and to participate in ongoing research by the Institute, into inner dreamscapes and Transformational Dream Objects.

For one day only, Bird-Jones & Heald are exhibiting additional site-specific works in The Gro Guest House, Newtown, where they stayed recently to research ideas for the show. The Gro are welcoming visitors to view this work as well as offering afternoon tea between 1-5pm on Saturday 29 June; Pool Road, Newtown, SY16 3AL, 01686 626383

Later on during the exhibition...

Dave Ball and Oliver Walker,  Dinner Party

Social interaction with a difference... 2 & 3 September. Dinner will be served to 4 B&B guests / owners, each linked with 4 more guests in separate booths. The table-guests as body and voice and the booth-guests as conversation-makers. Interested in taking part? Booking is essential*

See more information about the exhibition

* Please make bookings for Sunprints and Dinner Party by contacting or 01686 625041