From Colour to Calm

Monday 04 July to Monday 26 September, Monday to Friday, 10am-4:30pm.

Our summer exhibition this year is called ‘From Colour To Calm’ from local artists Geoff Wond and Isobel Pigott.

Colour is Isobel’s passion. She works in different media, including oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel and paper cut-outs. She approaches her work with instinct and ‘gut reaction’ and finds creating a piece of art a very physical and emotional experience.

Geoff Wond is inspired by the wilder places of Britain, the landscapes of Dartmoor, Exmoor, Cumbria, Scottish highlands and islands and occasionally further afield to Scandinavia, the Faroes, Iceland and the islands of the Baltic. Geoff attempts to capture the fleeting images created by the constantly changing cloudscapes and light in such places, initially with pencil sketches in the field and then later with watercolours in the studio. Geoff favours loose, wet in wet techniques, whose effects can be as unpredictable as the weather, sometimes simplifying a scene to the point of abstraction, but hopefully retaining its essence.

About Us

Arlington Arts is the home for live music in West Berkshire. Our line-up is always introducing you to up-and-coming blues and folk artists, as well as veteran craftspeople of their scene. Alongside this we have a vibrant programme of Theatre, Dance and Comedy – as well as being available to hire for conferences, meetings, art galleries and team-building days. The venue has had some massive names perform on our stage; some of our most notable performers have been K.T. Tunstall, Michael Mcintyre, Russell Howard, and King King.

All proceeds from Arlington Arts go to the Mary Hare School For The Deaf Charity. To find out more about this cause please visit the Mary Hare page and see what your money can go towards in the life of deaf and hard of hearing people. You can also find out more information about The Mary Hare Foundation via their own website.

The box office is open between 10am and 4.30pm Monday-Friday. We are occasionally open later/at weekends, depending on whether we have an event on. Please call on 01635 244 246 for ticket bookings and general enquiries.

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Mary Hare

The Mary Hare Foundation

The Mary Hare Foundation was established in 1991 by Sir Philip Wroughton supported by a group of individuals who wanted to help Mary Hare School by raising funds. The Foundation is a registered charity (number 1002680). All profits from Arlington Arts go to Mary Hare School.
Since the Foundation was established, it has raised over £8 million for development projects at Mary Hare School, including an indoor heated pool, a Year 11 boarding house, and the Arlington Arts Centre.  The school is the biggest school for the deaf in the UK.  Whilst the school receives funding from local authorities and the government, these only cover the teaching and care of pupils.  Development of new facilities and updating of existing ones depend wholly upon fundraising and donations.  The work to raise much needed funds is therefore key to the future of Mary Hare School and its ability to supply excellent provision to so many deaf pupils  going forward.

If you’d like to learn more please visit the Mary Hare website. To find out more how you can donate through Arlington Arts, visit the How To Book page.

The Legal Bits

As a separate registered charity, (number 1002680), The Mary Hare Foundation has been established to raise funds for deaf and hard of hearing children. It depends on the support of donations, grants and other fundraising activities to develop its work in the field of educating deaf children.

The Primary School Appeal

We’re moving to a secure and even brighter future, and we need your help!
Our current primary school is based in a Grade 2* listed building on the edge of Greenham Common in Newbury. It is a beautiful building set in wonderful grounds but it no longer meets our needs, and is difficult to maintain and expensive to modernise.  We are passionate about the children in our care and know that we could do so much more for them if we had a purpose built, modern learning environment, situated on the same site as the secondary school at Snelsmore Common.

To find out more please visit the appeal page or view the appeal brochure.

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