Summer Holiday Workshops for Children and Families

Summer Holiday Workshops more >

Saturday Life Drawing Classes with Caroline Ali

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

Newtown Food Festival - Drop-in Art and Craft Activity

Packaging makes prizes! Using discarded food packaging, Artist Helen Kozich invites you to create your own medals and rosetts out ... more >

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

News

Oral history sessions this week!

May 2011—Workshops in Newtown, Rhayader and Presteigne. These sessions give an introduction into oral history interviewing and training in the use of digital recording equipment. No experience is necessary! more >

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Kinsey as Oriel Davies’ first Writer in Residence.

May 2011—During the course of the residency Chris will undertake a number of activities that will respond to and enhance the work of the Gallery. These include leading creative writing workshops with schools and members of the public, hosting readings with invited authors/poets, and the creation of a new piece of wring/poetry in response to an aspect of the work of the Gallery. Chris is also be judging the 2011 Oriel Davies Poetry Competition. more >

Reminiscence Project

March 2011—share stories, photos, memorabilia, receive training, volunteer, get involved! A local reminiscence project organised by Oriel Davies Gallery to find and collect oral histories and stories about fairs, festivals and carnivals in days gone by. more >

Heritage Lottery Fund supports Carnival Reminiscence Project

March 2011—The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £20,500 to Oriel Davies Gallery for it’s ‘Carnival Memories’ project. Oriel Davies has devised the project which targets people of 60 plus, resident in Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire, along with volunteers of all ages, to find and collect oral histories and written accounts relating to local fairs, festivals and carnivals in days gone by. The project gets under way in March with the recruitment of volunteers. more >

'Beyond Pattern' Touring

November 2010—The Oriel Davies exhibition, 'Beyond Pattern' is currently touring to the DLI Galleries, Durham. It runs from Saturday 4 December 2010 – Sunday 16 January 2011. more >