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language: English
Title New exhbitions at Renishaw hall for 2003  
Subtitle Performing Art Gallery, John Piper Art Gallery and Family Musuem  
Date 18. November 2002  
oraganization Renishaw Hall  
Author Mr. Tourism Manager Stephen Fidler  
Museum Renishaw Stables Museum and Art Gallery, United Kingdom, Nr Sheffield  
Short version 886 Words  
Long version 2880 Words  

 Short version

Art / Performing Art exhibitions / Charity Events at Renishaw Hall in the county of Derbyshire in the United kingdom, home of Sir Reresby and Lady Sitwell.


Start Finish Title Artist
Thursday 3rd April to September 28th Gardens open, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 10.30am to 4.30pm. Percentage of proceeds to Charity N.G.S.

Thursday 3rd April to Sunday 31st August. “John Piper 2003” by John Piper.
This exhibition displays some of Piper’s finest works. His pictures of the Renishaw Estate and the surrounding area combined the mood of the time with architectural Delicacy. Art Gallery.



Thursday 3rd April to Sunday28th September “Eliza Triumphans”
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Elizabeth 1st. A display in the Galleries of Elizabeth 1st on Stage and Screen. To coincide with this there will be Sculptures on a Elizabethan Theme in the gardens.

Thursday 3rd April to Sunday 27th April. “Framing Art” by John Hogan. Gallery Café.


Thursday 3rd April Sunday27th April Gambia Schools appeal.
On sale will be a variety of cakes and buns in aid of the Gambia Schools Appeal, also White Elephant Stall and Nearly New Stall. All proceeds to charity.

Thursday 1st May Sunday 1st June Flash Backs Plus. Dianne Gott.
Dianne was surprised with the interest and enjoyment shown in ‘Flashbacks 2002’ held at Renishaw last year and hopes ‘Flashbacks – Plus’ in 2003 will prove to be even more popular, with people chatting and reminiscing on years gone by. Dianne will again be exhibiting various works on canvas, as well as local and other areas in print. (Artists Studio in First Courtyard) Percentage of proceeds to Charity


Thursday 1st May Sunday 1st June People and their Environments. Alan Hurst.
Alan is a local artist who was born in Eckington in the county of Derbyshire.
He has had no formal training and takes no influence from any artist.
He finds is inspiration in the natural environment and the developing world around us.
His work includes oil paintings and ink drawings, aswell as sculptures in wood.
Alan has displayed in various galleries and exhibitions as far away as Birmingham (Tulip Festival) and of course at the Great North Art Show in Sheffield, aswell as many other local art galleries. Gallery Café. Percentage of proceeds to Charity.








Sunday 18th May
RSBP Awareness Day
Red Cross Appeal Day
Gambia School Day
All proceeds to Charity


Thursday 5th June Sunday 29th June Images and Words. Renishaw Art Group
Gallery Café. Renishaw Art Group. . This Exhibition explores the inspiration aspect of words as images not only through the writings of the Sitwells and others, but from the outpourings of words and letterforms in all the diversity. Percentage of proceeds to Charity


Thursday 5th June Sunday 29th June Stained Glass and Hot Glass. Tracy White
Local artist Tracy White will be making another appearance at Renishaw Hall, after the success of last year’s art exhibition. The exhibition will include pictures, mirrors and lamps etc in glass. A special collection of engraved and blown pieces will also be on display. (Artist Room In first Courtyard). Percentage of proceeds to Charity







Thursday 3rd July Sunday 27th July People and Places. Karen Cottingham
Karen’s work includes landscapes, buildings, interiors and people – even portraits. She likes to paint people set against glass thus having two pictures in one, the person and the world behind the windows, enveloped by the reflected world before them. Karen sells originals mainly through commissions but prints are also available. She works in partnership with Sylvia France, an ex-teaching colleague, who markets the prints and framing. Artist Room First Courtyard. Percentage of proceeds to Charity


Thursday 3rd July Sunday 27th July Pinnacles & Minarets Timothy Morgan Owen
Following on from the success of last year’s exhibition, this well-known Derbyshire local artist will exhibit his talents in the Gallery café. Percentage of proceeds to Charity



Thursday 31ST July. Cancer Care Appeal. Ends 31st August.
Charity event. Sales and awareness. Charity shop.








Thursday 31st July Sunday 31st August Art in glass. Tracy White
Tracy will be once again be exhibiting her speciality work in stained glass, which also includes paintings, signed prints, pet portraits, scenes of Renishaw Hall and Gardens and various work in watercolour and acrylic. Gallery Café. Ends 31st August. Percentage of proceeds to Charity



Thursday 4th September. Tony Hancock Exhibition. Following on from the success of the exhibition in 2002, we are proud to be associated with the Tony Hancock Appreciation Society in presenting another exhibition, this time in the Art Gallery next to the Coronation Room. Lots of new material on view, including the “lad’s hat and coat” and much more.
Second Courtyard. Ends 28th September.





Thursday 4th September. Sunday 28th September. John Piper reviewed. Roderick Powell.
‘John Piper Reviewed’ – 12 images of John Piper stained glass windows captured by Derbyshire based photographer and former sculptor Roderick Powell. Gallery Café.




 Long version

Calendar of Events 2003
Thursday 3rd April. Gardens, Café, Souvenir Shop and other attractions open Thursday’s, Friday’s, Saturday’s, Sunday’s, and Bank Holiday Monday’s to 28th September.10.30am to 4.30pm.

Thursday 3rd April. Gambia School Appeal. Finishes 27th April.
(Charity Shop) Cakes and nearly new stall.

Thursday 3rd April to Sunday 31st August. “John Piper 2003” by John Piper.
This exhibition displays some of Piper’s finest works. His pictures of the Renishaw Estate and the surrounding area combined the mood of the time with architectural Delicacy. Art Gallery.


Thursday 3rd April to Sunday 27th April. “Framing Art” by John Hogan. Gallery Café.


Sunday 20 April. Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2pm. Best to arrive early at 1.30pm to avoid queues. Adults £3.50. Senior Citizens £2.50 and Children £1. Children hunt for blocks of wood in woodland and exchange them for Chocolate Eggs. Starts 2pm.
Also Traditional Rattan Cane Seating Restoration by Christine Merrick.
Christine has worked professionally in this field of restoration for eight years, during which time she has exhibited at local museums and craft centres, giving lessons and demonstrations. She is a member of the Basket Makers Association and repairs antique and modern furniture, with a free collection and delivery service. Christine also offers ‘restore your own chair’ lessons, as well as offering restored furniture for sale. She can be seen demonstrating her talents in the courtyard at Renishaw Hall.


Monday 21st April. Traditional Rattan Cane Seating Restoration by Christine Merrick. First Courtyard.

Thursday 1st May to Sunday 1 June. ‘Flashbacks – Plus’ by Dianne Gott.
Dianne was surprised with the interest and enjoyment shown in ‘Flashbacks 2002’ held at Renishaw last year and hopes ‘Flashbacks – Plus’ in 2003 will prove to be even more popular, with people chatting and reminiscing on years gone by. Dianne will again be exhibiting various works on canvas, as well as local and other areas in print. (Artists Studio in First Courtyard)

Thursday 1st May to Sunday 1st June “People and their Environments.” by Alan Hurst.
Alan is a local artist who was born in Eckington in the county of Derbyshire.
He has had no formal training and takes no influence from any artist.
He finds his inspiration in the natural environment and the developing world around us.
Alan’s work includes oil paintings and ink drawings, as well as sculptures in wood.
He has displayed in various galleries and exhibitions as far away as Birmingham (Tulip Festival) and of course at the Great North Art Show in Sheffield, as well as many other local art galleries. Gallery Café.


Monday May 12th. Hall Tour and Dine.
Guided tour of Renishaw Hall (downstairs only) followed by dinner served in the Gallery Café
Tour commences at 6.30pm with dinner at 8pm. Cost £20 Booking is essential
Gates open at 5.30pm to allow time to look around the garden.


Thursday 16th May. “Garden Plants for Sale”.
From today until the Sunday 28th September visitors will be able to buy, at competitive prices, a selection of plants grown for the gardens here at Renishaw Hall but which are now surplus to requirements. Courtyards.






Sunday 18th May. Rare and Unusual Plant Fair.
This annual sale is held in the West Park at Renishaw Hall. Primrose Fairs run the event and there are usually 30 stalls with a variety of plants for sale, it is recommended you arrive early. 10am to 4pm Cost £2
Normal admission charges apply to Renishaw Hall Attractions.
Also
Bird Walk with the RSPB. A guided tour around the wilderness and lakes with the Chesterfield Branch of the RSPB. 8.30am & 4pm. Normal admission charges to gardens apply. Plus RSPB Information Kiosk.
Also
Gambia schools Appeal (cake stall.)
Also
Red Cross Appeal Day.
Also
Traditional Rattan Cane Seating Restoration by Christine Merrick.
Also
Hand bell ringing by the Ryton Park School. 11.30am, 12.30pm & 1.30pm



Wednesday 28th May. Walk and Dine
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk.






Friday 30 May. ‘Bugs & Beasts’. Booking essential. Half Term Event.
An adult must accompany children.
Bug hunt, pond dipping and craft activities.
10.30 am to 2.30 pm with a break for lunch – either bring a picnic or refreshments will be available in the Gallery Café. Meet at Kiosk. Adults – concessionary rates to gardens apply. A small charge of 50p per child to be made direct to the Ranger.

Thursday 5th June. “Images and Words” .Art Exhibition. Gallery Café. Renishaw Art Group. Ends 29th June. This Exhibition explores the inspiration aspect of words as images not only through the writings of the Sitwells and others, but from the outpourings of words and letterforms in all the diversity.





Thursday 5TH June. " Stained Glass and Hot Glass " Art exhibition by Tracy White. Ends 29th June. Local artist Tracy White will be making another appearance at Renishaw Hall, after the success of last year’s art exhibition. The exhibition will include pictures, mirrors and lamps etc in glass. A special collection of engraved and blown pieces will also be on display. (Artists Room In first Courtyard).


Tuesday 10th June. Tour and Dine. Guided tour of Renishaw Hall (ground floor only) followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. Tour at 6.30pm with dinner at 8.pm Cost £20. Booking is essential
Gates open at 5.30pm to allow time to look around the garden.




Wednesday 11th June. Walk and Dine
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk.


Sunday 15th June. Woodhouse Band. 2pm & 3.15pm.
This band will give two 45-minute performances. (Garden). Normal admission charges to Renishaw Hall Attractions apply.

Wednesday 18 June. Classic Cars & Motorbikes in aid of Weston Park Hospital. To be held in the North Park. Start time 6.30 pm. Catering and bar facilities.










Saturday 21st June. Theatre and Picnic in the Park - Chapter House Theatre Group. – “Much ado about Nothing.” – performance begins at 6.30 pm, gardens open 5.30 pm. Your chance to see this unique play performed in an outdoor setting. Bring your own seating. £10 adults/OAP’s. £7 children/students. Booking essential. Gardens.


Sunday 22 June. Traditional Rattan Cane Seating Restoration by Christine Merrick First Courtyard.





Wednesday 25th June Walk and Dine
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk.


Tuesday 1st July. Gates open 6.00 pm - Salmon and Strawberries.
Come and unwind after a hectic day by strolling in the peaceful Italianate gardens, and enjoy a sumptuous summer feast of salmon and strawberries served in the Gallery Café at 7.30 pm. The Sitwell Museum and the Performing Arts Gallery will also be open for your enjoyment. Booking essential. £15 per head. Bring your own wine if you wish.
First Courtyard.




Thursday 3rd July to Sunday 27th July. Art Exhibition by Timothy Morgan Owen. Gallery Café. Following on from the success of last year’s exhibition, this well-known local artist will again exhibit his talents in the Gallery Café. Further details to follow.













Thursday 3 July to Sunday 27 July. ‘People and Places’ by Karen Cottingham AKA.
Karen’s work includes landscapes, buildings, interiors and people – even portraits. She likes to paint people set against glass thus having two pictures in one, the person and the world behind the windows, enveloped by the reflected world before them. Karen sells originals mainly through commissions but prints are also available. She works in partnership with Sylvia France, an ex-teaching colleague, who markets the prints and framing. Artists Room First Courtyard.

Sunday 6th July. Cambridge Oxford Owners Club in North Park. Normal Admission charges to Renishaw Hall Attractions apply







Sunday 6th July. Killamarsh Silver Prize Band 2pm & 3.15pm.Gardens.
Normal admission charges to Renishaw Hall attraction apply. The Band was formed in 1887 by a local curate and one of his friends (George Burnham) who became the conductor untill he retired in 1942. In those early days the band competed in and won many local, regional and national competitions. Today the band performs around 25 times not only locally, but nationally as well and we are pleased to see them again performing in our wonderful gardens.

Sunday 6th July. Vulcan Bow Club. 12noon to 4pm.
Come along and try your skill with this well-known Sheffield bow club. West Park. Normal admission charges to Renishaw Hall attractions apply.

Sunday 6th July. Ryton Park School. Hand bell ringing First Courtyard. 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm.








Monday 7th July. Monday Hall Tour and Dine. Tour and Dine.
Guided tour of Renishaw Hall (ground floor only) followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. Tour at 6.30pm with dinner at 8.pm Cost £20 Booking is essential
Gates open at 5.30pm to allow time to look around the garden.





Wednesday 9th July. Walk and Dine
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk.







Sunday 13th July. Dragons and Damsels.
A guided tour around the lakes with Richard Taylor the area manager for the Countryside Rangers, looking for Damselflies and Dragonflies. Children must be accompanied by Adults.
Time 2pm Meet at Kiosk Normal admission charges to gardens apply.

Wednesday 16th July. Summer Workshop-by popular demand. Given by Janet Fox, holder of the NAFAS Diploma in Floral Art and Design and enthusiastic member of Sheffield Floral Club. Come and try your hand at flower arranging, find your hidden talents- we all have to start somewhere. Class members will bring their own materials, tuition and advice will be given by Janet. Further details later. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Cost £4.50. Gallery Café. Refreshments available.


Wednesday 23rd July. Walk and Dine.
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk

Sunday 27th July. Traditional Rattan Cane Seating Restoration by Christine Merrick First Courtyard.



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Thursday 31st July. “Art in glass” by local artist Tracy White (Art in Glass).
Tracy will be once again be exhibiting her speciality work in stained glass, which also includes paintings, signed prints, pet portraits, scenes of Renishaw Hall and Gardens and various work in watercolour and acrylic. Gallery Café. Ends 31st August.

Thursday 31ST July. Cancer Care Appeal. Ends 31st August.
Charity event. Sales and awareness. Charity shop[.


Saturday 2nd August. Craft Fair in West Park. 10.am to 6.pm. Normal admission charges to Renishaw Hall Attractions apply. Working crafts, children entertainment, demonstration of falconry plus ferret racing and much much more.





Sunday 3rd August. Craft Fair in West Park.10am to 6pm. Normal admission charges to Renishaw Hall Attractions applies. Working crafts, children entertainment, demonstration of falconry plus ferret racing and much much more.




Wednesday 6th August Walk and Dine.
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk.
















Sunday 17th August. Hallamshire Military Concert Band. conducted by
Mrs C English. Two 45-minute performances will be given by this band that were originally the Band of the 'Hallamshire Battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment’ which later became part of the 'Territorial Army'. The Regiment disbanded in 1967 when they became a civilian band, but were allowed to keep the name. A wide range of music will be performed from traditional marches to modern day shows, TV and Film themes, and classical 'big band' styles. Gardens. Normal admission charges to attractions apply.


Tuesday 19th August. Special Tour and Dine. Guided tour of Renishaw Hall (ground floor only) followed by dinner in the Hall. Tour at 6.30pm with dinner at 8.pm Cost £50 Booking is essential
Gates open at 5.30pm to allow time to look around the garden.
Dress: Smart informal. Gentleman are asked to wear a tie.





Saturday 23rd August. Theatre and picnic in the park Chapter House Theatre Group. – “Romeo and Juliet – performance begins at 6.30 pm, gardens open 5.30 pm. Another chance to see this romantic play performed in an outdoor setting. Bring your own seating. £10 adults/OAP’s. £7 children/students. Booking essential. Gardens.






Sunday 24th August. Rare and unusual Plant Fair.
This annual sale is held in the West Park at Renishaw Hall. Primrose Fairs run the event and there are usually 30 stalls with a variety of plants for sale it is recommended you arrive early. 10am to 4pm Cost £2
Normal admission charges apply to Renishaw Hall Attractions.


Wednesday 27th August Walk and Dine.
Guided tour around the magnificent Italianate gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by dinner in the Gallery Café. The walk starts at 6.30pm with the dinner at 8pm. Cost £18. Booking is essential. Meet at the kiosk.



Sunday 31st August. John Piper Art Exhibition finishes.



Wednesday 3rd September “Autumn Tints”
Flower arranging by Janet Fox, holder of the NAFAS diploma in floral art and design, and enthusiastic member of Sheffield Floral Club. A demonstration of flower arranging using autumn colours. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Cost £5.00. Gallery Café. Arrangements will be raffled off. Refreshments available.










Thursday 4th September.
‘John Piper Reviewed’ – 12 images of John Piper stained glass windows captured by Derbyshire based photographer and former sculptor Roderick Powell. Gallery Café. Ends 28th September



Thursday 4th September. Tony Hancock Exhibition. Following on from the success of the exhibition in 2002, we are proud to be associated with the Tony Hancock Appreciation Society in presenting another exhibition, this time in the Art Gallery next to the Coronation Room. Lots of new material on view, including the “lad’s hat and coat” and much more.
Second Courtyard. Ends 28th September.


Thursday 4th September. Local History Exhibition.
Photographic Exhibition looking at Eckington and the surrounding areas.
Ends 28th September.












Saturday 13th September. “Going Batty” A walk around the Nature Trail and Lakeside with a Ranger from the Three Valleys Project looking for bats and learning facts about this mysterious mammal. Sue Austin Burr from the Sorby Society will also be bringing some of the injured bats she is nursing back to health. This will be followed by a Pie and Peas Supper in the Gallery Café. Starts at 7pm. Costs to be confirmed. Booking is essential. Please bring a torch and your own bat detector if you have one, and wear suitable clothing & strong shoes.



Sunday 14th September. Traditional Rattan Cane Seating Restoration by Christine Merrick First Courtyard.


Sunday 28th September. Guided tour of Vineyard. Tickets £20 inclusive of Buffet and Wine Tasting. Start time 3pm T.B.C.


Friday 5th December. Homegrown Christmas Trees go on sale.










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