The Guild at 51 is a new shop and gallery space for members of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen to sell their work and showcase new pieces direct to the public. The Guild’s award-winning and internationally renowned makers offer a changing selection of jewellery, ceramics, textiles, furniture, leatherwork, glass, basketry and more, available to buy and commission. A selection of books, magazines, greetings card and gift vouchers are also available.
The Guild at 51 is adjacent to and an integral part of The Wilson, Cheltenham’s newly refurbished Art Gallery and Museum. Visitors can admire the stunning work in the museum’s Arts and Crafts Movement gallery featuring designer-makers such as C. R. Ashbee, Ernest Gimson, Michael Cardew, Phyllis Barron and then see and buy contemporary work in the same tradition in The Guild at 51.
2016 Exhibitions in The Guild at 51
5 January – 28 February ‘Making an Impression‘.
Featuring the work of Guild member Chris Noble celebrating his 40th Anniversary as a printmaker.
2 February – 13 March Jo McAllister – Jeweller. Our ‘Maker in Focus’
1 March – 17 April ‘Bud to Bloom’. Work by Guild Members inspired by plant forms
19 April – 5 June Winchcombe Pottery’s 90th Anniversary celebration.
7 June – 24 July ‘Beautility’ A collaboration between Tim Parry-Williams & Sue Pryke
26 July – 11 September ‘Taking the Waters’ Themed exhibition by Guild Members
13 September – 30 October Cleo Mussi -Mosaic Artist
1 November – 8 Jan 2017 The Christmas Show featuring the work of Guild Members
Opening times: Open 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Sunday ( closed Mondays)
The Guild at 51
51 Clarence Street
GL50 3JT Telephone: 01242 245215 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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