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The Old Fire Engine House Gallery
Restaurant & Art Gallery since 1968

July-September 2019 - Artists and previews
Last chance to see the Summer Mixed Show and Barrie Houghton exhibitions
Ending at 4pm July 28th
Upper Gallery & Sitting Room
A mixed show of new work from Christopher Marvell, Angela Mellor and more.
Barrie Houghton - Lower Gallery
For over twenty years I have been showing my work at the Fire Engine, there is something very special about this house – perhaps the nature of my work suits the domestic setting – after all, I like storytelling, weather and atmosphere.
Portraits, animal studies and landscapes that have inspired Barrie's unique and original style of painting.
Please join us for the Preview evening of
Rebecca Harvey, Christopher Witchall & Christine Calow
Wednesday July 31st 6-8pm
The Upper Gallery
Rebecca Harvey
- Pots for Flowers, a collection of ceramic vessels.
Exhibition continues to 29th September.

The shapes and colours are inspired by Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging; the beauty of nature in Rebecca’s garden; the wooded valley; the Cornish hedgerows.

To see a World in a grain of sand
And heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.

Fragments from ‘Augeries of Innocence’
William Blake

The Lower Gallery
Christopher Witchall

Exhibition continues to 29th September

Christopher Witchall is a realist artist whose subjects include Landscape, Seascapes and Urban Landscape.

His paintings are inspired by a passion for the painting process and a fascination with the photographic image, combining traditional painting techniques with the realism and cool detachment of photography.

Recently, he has been working on small scale paintings, creating a greater intimacy between the work and viewer.

The Sitting Room - Christine Calow - 1st-31st August 
Richly coloured and textured silkscreen prints and paper collages;
"The process of silkscreen printing gives me the freedom to experiment with vibrant colour combinations and textures. I am fascinated by the ways in which colour can be used to define pictorial depth, to create mood and evoke emotion."
Wednesday Evening Previews 6-8pm
July 31st
Chris Witchall, Rebecca Harvey & Christine Calow
Oct 2nd
12 Printmakers & Ruth Beloe
Dec 4th
Anthony Day & Richard Neal
Free entry, all welcome, everyday.
Gallery opening times 10.30am - 10.30pm Mon - Sat & 12-5pm Sun. 

Coffee, tea and cake served 10.30am - 11.30am Mon - Fri & 4-5.15pm daily.
Please note: The downstairs gallery is used as a dining room 12-2 & 7-9pm daily.
Closed on public holidays and for two weeks every Christmas and New Year.

To submit artwork for consideration,
please email some examples of your work to

The Old Fire Engine House Restaurant & Gallery
25 St Mary's Street, Ely, CB7 4ER
Tel: 01353 662582

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