Venue #34 Hardy House Gallery

On the main road as you travel through Box, you will discover Hardy House Gallery, owned by Nina Roberts.

Nina Roberts – 

Nina has been painting and printmaking since the 1970’s and has recently turned her creative hand to glass sculpture.

Venue #33 Box Upholstery

From Emma Leith’s venue, you will be well placed to take a relaxed stroll around the rest of Box. Next up – at venue #33 – is Lindsay Booth who is new to the Peacock Arts Trail. Great to have you join us Lindsay!

Lindsay Booth – 

Working in the wonderful village of Box, Lindsay Booth is the maker behind Box Upholstery. Lindsay enjoys working with her hands, using a variety of materials and traditional and

Venue #32 White Cottage, Box

Over at venue #32 we have the fabulous Emma Leith exhibiting from her home in Box, along with both her mum & dad and returning milliner, Adrienne Horswill. If you love colour, this is a must visit venue!

Emma is also a Trail organiser, so any burning questions, she will be happy to help.

Carol Leith – 

Carol Leith is best known for her world famous Monkeypuzzle sculptures and Illustrations, however she has recently branched out into painting in mixed media. Carol’s work is a mixture of techniques which include, oil on canvas, water colour, collage, fretsaw art and fabric wall hangings.

Venue #30 Brian & Marion King

From Melksham, the Trail takes you onwards to Holt where you will find returning artists Brian and Marion King on Leigh Road.

Brian King – 

Brian has been sculpting for 15 years since retiring from work and having trained at City of Bath College. Brian is a member of the Cotswold Association of Sculptors and has exhibited at Bath Art Society Open Exhibition. Brian uses plaster, Jesmonite and white cement/marble dust. Some sculptures are cast in bronze. Brian’s Major influence is endeavouring to capture the idea movement.

Venue #29 Jackie Newton

Jackie Newton – 

A new artist on the Peacock Arts Trail, Jackie will be exhibiting from Antonia House in 

Venue #28 Laura Richards, Neston Farm Shop

A big hello to Laura Richards AND Neston Farm Shop who are both new to the Peacock Arts Trail. We very much hope they have a fantastic 9 days! Laura’s work is beautiful and the farm shop is great so don’t miss out – make sure this venue is on your list!

Laura Richards – 

Laura’s paintings are inspired by the Cornish coastlines and their elements. She builds her paintings out of many optical mix layers in response to light reflections,

Venue #27 Amanda Meadon,The Toast Office, Whitley

After visiting Marianne Donohoe, it is a short stroll to The Toast Office where you will find Amanda Meaden in a lovely village setting, plus cake! What better combination?!

Amanda Meadon – 

Amanda is a textile artist specialising in Cyanotypes on fabric, which is the original form of photography, using sunlight and patience to capture an image. Inspired by nature and what she finds around her, Amanda describes herself as “a foliage junkie, searching out interesting forms found in nature, adding a dash of sparkle with foiling to create lampshades and prints that are all unique”.

Venue #10 Corsham Almshouses

From Sanders Painting & Sculpture, you can continue your stroll around Corsham with a short walk down Pickwick Road to the top of Pound Pill. On the corner at the top of hill, opposite the gates to Corsham Court, you will find the Corsham Almshouses and Schoolroom. We are delighted to be able to use this incredibly well preserved seventeenth century building again in 2019.

This year you will find 10 of our fabulous artists exhibiting at the Almshouses, including painters, ceramicists, jewellers, glass artists and stone sculptures. Get comfy, and read on…

Kate Davies

After studying at Bath Academy of Art in Corsham, Kate worked for many years as an illustrator of children’s books with a brief spell working as an architectural illustrator. She now paints her own watercolours which strongly show the influence of those years, “populating well known, recognisable scenes, with little anthropomorphic characters”.

Kate’s day starts with a short walk to