What Exhibitions are on at the Gallery?

Prints Charming

Prints Charming: Own Your Own

Now extended 
19th January - 20th April 2019
Large Gallery

An exhibition to mark the start of the project to make prints available of works from the Permanent Collection.

david williams

David Williams 1941 - 2018
Paintings, Prints and Ceramics

2nd - 30th March 2019
Long Gallery

David, who died in 2018, left a legacy of superb artwork.
Sales from this retrospective exhibition will benefit Cancer Research UK, 

its a joy

It's a Joy!
Brenda McKetty, Pat Bustin & Annette Sykes

Featuring the work of wood sculptor and chair maker, David Haynes

27th April - 8th June 2019
Preview: 27th April, 1 - 3pm
Large Gallery

A truly eclectic mix of colourists whose inspiration comes from their emotional response to their immediate surroundings interpreted in colour, line and form, through acrylics, mixed media and print. From landscape to seascape and everything in between; an impressive exhibition not to be missed! Enhanced by the skillful work of wood sculptor and chair maker, David Haynes. 

See the artists at work on Saturday 4th May, 10am - 4pm in the Gallery

caroline bilson

Caroline Bilson
Woodcuts & Linocuts

6th April - 8th May 2019
Preview: 6th April, 1 - 3pm
Long Gallery

Caroline's diverse selection of prints cover a variety of themes from architecture to the kitchen. 

A painting of a lady's head

Permanent Collection Displays


The Alfred East Art Gallery holds a significant collection of 19th and 20th century fine art.

Comprising of works by many notable British artists, and with large collections by Sir Alfred East and Thomas Cooper Gotch, the collection is a valuable resource for research and enjoyment alike.

Please note that only a selection of the permanent collection may be on display at any one time, depending on the current exhibitions.