Richard Hobson: a Northern Realist

19 Jan - 02 Mar 13

North Shields Trawlers by Richard Hobson, 1972Smoking Terraces, Swalwell by Richard Hobson 1976.

North Shields Trawlers by Richard Hobson, 1972

Richard Hobson’s work captures the essence of the North East though his dynamic watercolour landscapes which feature scenes such as coastlines, rivers, industry, shipyards and bustling auction markets.

Many of the works on show will be on sale.

We are delighted to invite you to the preview of Richard Hobson: a Northern Realiston Friday 18 January 2013.

Please feel free to bring your family and friends and RSVP by Monday 14 January to Shipley Art Gallery by telephone: (0191) 477 1495 or email:


Looking forward to these guys coming to Shipley

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Horsing about at band practice...

8:30pm 28 Sep 2014

Join contemporary artist, lecturer and walker Mike Collier for a talk at the gallery tonight at 6.30pm. Refreshments will be served. £2 entry (free for Friends of the Shipley). Hope to see you there!

Gallery talk: Art and Walking - Shipley Art Gallery
Mike will talk about a series of exhibitions of contemporary art he's worked on which are focused on notions of place and walking, including his current work on a show with The Wordsworth Trust.

2:24pm 25 Sep 2014


the name's Bond…. James Bond

25 Sep 2014

On the morning of 17 February 1952 Ian Fleming started writing what would become his first book “Casino Royale” at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica.

H. F. S. Mackreth

19 Sep 2014

Whilst I was researching the picture of John Hodgson for the Wall Face exhibition (on display at Segedunum Roman Fort) I was interested to find out that the…