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Nov, 2019

Urthworks by Ben Rivers will be open at Hestercombe Gallery from November 2019 to February 2020

Urthworks by Ben Rivers

Sat, 9th Nov, 2019 at 11:00 am to Sun, 9th Feb, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
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Renowned artist Ben Rivers presents Urthworks at Hestercombe Gallery, until 9 February 2020.

In Urthworks we imagine the future of our planet by voyaging back into the deep past via our earths geology and travelling fast forward via science fictions to glimpse new dystopian societies.

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Feb, 2020

Grazing not Gazing Film Workshop

£40
Sat, 1st Feb at 10:00 am to Sun, 2nd Feb at 1:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Join a two day film workshop at Hestercombe Gardens to explore macro filmmaking
Using extension tubes, wide lenses and B&W fine grain negative film, this two day workshop explores macro film-making, where small things filmed close up seem altered, appearing as vast and textured landscapes.

Urthworks, an Exploration

£10
Sun, 2nd Feb at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Marking Urthworks, the current exhibition at Hestercombe Gallery, this half day event will bring together the artist, the films' writer, the show's curators and invited guests to consider the themes raised by Ben Rivers' ambitious and deeply imagined works.
Marking Urthworks, the current exhibition at Hestercombe Gallery, this half day event will bring together the artist, the films' writer, the show's curators and invited guests to consider the themes raised by Ben Rivers' ambitious and deeply imagined works.

Projections: Exhibiting Artists Film Workshop

£5
Thu, 6th Feb at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Enjoy this film workshop with Josephine Lanyon at Hestercombe Gallery
Drawing out the ideas of people and place explored in Ben Rivers' Urthworks, the curator Josephine Lanyon will explore ways of programming film.The workshop will bring together a small group of individuals interested in producing and exhibiting film in traditional and unusual contexts.

Mar, 2020

Most Admirably Improved by Art

From £6.65
Sun, 1st Mar at 11:00 am to Sun, 28th Jun at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
'Week' 2017 detail by Rebecca Partridge, for Most Admirably Improved by Art at Hestercombe Galler
Set alongside original works by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720-1791), Hestercombe’s former owner, Most Admirably Improved by Art brings together four female contemporary artists Charlotte Hodes, Rebecca Partridge, Kelly Richardson and Fiona Hingston.

Coplestone Warre Bampfylde: A Gentleman of Taste

From £6.65
Sun, 1st Mar, 2020 at 11:00 am to Sun, 28th Feb, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
A Gentleman of Taste is a curated exhibition at Hestercombe of the largest ever survey of works by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde
Coinciding with Bampfylde 300, the celebrations of the tercentenary of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720 - 1791), A Gentleman of Taste is a year-long exhibition presented by Hestercombe Gallery at Hestercombe Gardens, and explores the many themes running through the life and work of Hestercombe's former owner.