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Jul, 2018

prospect refuge hazard 2 by Helen Sear

Sat, 14th Jul to Sun, 28th Oct
Hestercombe Gardens,
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton, Somerset TA2 8LG United Kingdom
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This exhibition presents a new and recent body of work by internationally acclaimed artist Helen Sear, whose practice can be characterised by her exploration of the crossover between photography and fine art and her focus on the co-existence of the human, animal and natural worlds. Consisting of works made since 2015 it is her most ambitious exhibition in the UK to date. The Hestercombe Gallery is open every day 11 – 5pm  

Gertrude Jekyll: An Artist’s Eye

Sat, 21st Jul to Sun, 2nd Sep
Hestercombe Gardens,
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton, Somerset TA2 8LG United Kingdom
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Gertrude Jekyll
This year marks the 175th birthday of extraordinary garden designer Gertrude Jekyll. Her collaboration with renowned architect Edwin Lutyens here at Hestercombe, on his only garden commission, is arguably the greatest example of their work. Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) was a multi-talented artist, craftswoman, writer, photographer, nurserywoman and garden designer. This eminent horticulturalist created more than 400 gardens across the UK, Europe and America. As an artist first and foremost, Jekyll worked in many mediums before turning her hand to gardening when…