What Exhibitions are on at the Gallery?

colin smith

Colin Smith
Investigations of a dog

2nd June - 14th July
Large Gallery & Small Gallery

Colin Smith is a British painter who has, for some time, been living and working abroad. This exhibition, including a selection from his 'Wardrobe' series, one of which is in our permanent collection, is his first solo exhibition in the UK for some years.

CE Academy

The CE Academy
Celebrating Achievement

18th July - 15th August
Long Gallery

An exhibition of student work from the CE Academy, a school which provides alternative education for young people who are permanently excluded from school, dual registered and for school age mothers.

Looking in Wonderland

Looking in Wonderland

21st July - 25th August
Large Gallery

Sir John Tenniel's wood engraved illustrations to the Alice books.

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.