Past Exhibitions

Green Door Art Trail 2023

Welcome to the 2023 GreenDoor Art Trail Fri 29 September – Sunday 1 October across Cumbria. The Art Trail is one of our most popular events and we are very excited to showcase the creativity of our members. We have

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Affordable Art Green Door artists exhibition at the Round House, Staveley, Nr Kendal. 18 – 20 November 2022

Green Door at the Gaddum Gallery

17 June – 4 September A wide-ranging collection of work from Green Door members who have been invited to express themselves freely, unbound from any specific theme. “My illustrative lino prints are inspired by nature and British folklore and feature

Spring Exhibition

Spring Exhibition We’ll be at Staveley Roundhouse from Friday 27 – Mon 30 May for you to enjoy our Spring Exhibition – an open exhibition of 2D and 3D work from our members (and you can stock up on greetings

‘The Working Landscape’

You can find work from seventeen Green Door artists in the cafe at Low Sizergh Barn near Kendal until 3 June 2022. “The wind blows off the sea, across the salt marshes, over the sand dunes, following the ancient boundary

‘Wind in the Willows’

Our first exhibition of 2022 sees us in a new venue – the Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness.   We don’t use the word ‘unique’ often but this is an exception as the Museum is a striking modern building built inside a nineteenth

Affordable Art Weekend at Staveley Roundhouse

Affordable Art Weekend at Staveley Roundhouse After an enforced break in 2020, we’re delighted to be returning to Staveley Roundhouse from 19–21 November for our Affordable Art weekend. The event prides itself on presenting great art at affordable prices with

‘Four Seasons – Celebrating a Year in Holehird Gardens’

24 June – 31 August 2021 Celebrating the beauty of Holehird Gardens We’re delighted that this exhibition has now opened at the Gaddum Gallery, Brockhole and will run until 31 August. Green Door have joined forces with the Lakeland Horticultural

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‘Green Shoots’ at Upfront

18 May – 27 June 2021 A group exhibition from Green Door artists. This exhibition celebrates a new beginning for Green Door after a year without an exhibition.  We’ve found a dichotomy during lockdown with some artists enjoying the time

Anniversary Drawing Challenge – 25 days, 25 sketches to celebrate 25 years

“You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh” said John Singer Sargent. As part of our anniversary celebrations, we’ve invited our members to create a sketch each day from 1 – 25 August 2020 and post

Marie Wright- Little Urswick and Furness Hoard

Green Door Summer Exhibition 2020

An Online Celebration of the work of Green Door Artists 8 June -17 July Creativity is alive and well in our first online exhibition. 110 pieces of work from 56 Green Door members including paintings, ceramics, photographs, prints, textiles, wood,

Affordable Art Weekend

15 – 17 November 2019 We’re returning to Staveley Roundhouse for our annual Affordable Art weekend with a wealth of work from our members – all priced at £150 or less.  As well as the work for which Green Door

‘Kaleidoscope’ at Upfront

5 November 2019 – 12 January 2020   ‘Kaleidoscope’ features work by Green Door artists celebrating their diversity and originality in the prestigious and attractive Upfront gallery.  The title offers artists the freedom to approach their subjects using a wide

Liz Tracey at The Moon

Liz Tracey has a solo exhibition at The Moon in Kendal.  She says: “My paintings are often multi layered and textured. I love the landscape around me and try to express that through my work. I attempt to convey spontaneity

‘Roots’ at Farfield Mill

10 July – 28 August, 10.30am to 5.00pm, Farfield Mill   Green Door have returned to Farfield Mill in Sedbergh for a group exhibition which showcases a wide variety of two and three dimensional work on the theme of ‘Roots’.

EM LaFuente at The Moon

The Moon, 129 Highgate, Kendal May – July 2019 Elisa’s paintings merge the outside with what is felt inside, mixing external images with her feelings, dreams and memories. Most recently, her paintings are inspired by the landscapes of Northern England

Green Door in Grasmere

2 – 10 April, 10.00am to 4.30pm, Grasmere Village Hall Green Door are heading to Grasmere for our first group exhibition of the year. The exhibition at Grasmere Village Hall will include a diverse and exhilarating range of 2D and

Eileen Gledhill at The Moon

The Moon, 129 Highgate, Kendal March – April 2019     “Landscape and nature paintings bring a different place, weather and moment into a home, and they bring the feeling, reaction and expression of the artist, and of the viewer,

‘Look at it This Way’ 

‘Look at it This Way’ is a collection of recent collages combining paint, pencil and photographic fragments from Steve Trevillion at Indie Craft Beer, 32 Finkle Street, Kendal from 1 March to 22 April.  The exhibition focuses on the way that

Dave Sharps at The Moon

The Moon, 129 Highgate, Kendal January – February 2019   Dave Sharps is a retired art teacher who taught art for over 30 years in secondary education but now has the time and space to develop his own work. He

‘Affordable Art’ at Staveley Roundhouse

Green Door returned to Staveley Roundhouse for another weekend of Affordable Art from 30 November to 2 December 2018.  With ceramics, glass, jewellery, paintings, textiles, prints, wood, sculpture and photographs, as well as greetings cards and smaller items, it was


We’re thrilled to have returned to Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre with a new group exhibition of exciting and eclectic art.  ‘Fusion’, with work from 50 Green Door artists, includes ceramics, glass, mixed media, painting. photography, printmaking and textiles.  If you

Art Trail 2018

Green Door Art Trail 2018 The weekend of 29 and 30 September sees 63 artists taking part in the much anticipated Green Door Art Trail in 26 venues across South Cumbria and North Lancashire.  The depth and breadth of members’

“Affordable Art”

Private View – Thursday 30 November, 7.00 – 9.00 pm We’re heading to Staveley Roundhouse for a weekend of Affordable Art from 1 – 3 December.  With more than 200 pieces of work from Green Door artists, the exhibition includes

Maddy Wright at Low Sizergh

Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, near Kendal 26 October – 7 December 2017 Maddy is a textile artist whose work explores textile techniques, such as felting, hand and machine embroidery and deconstructing fabrics and yarns to produce new textured surfaces. “I

Sacred Vessels

5 October 2017 – 30 January 2018   “Sacred Vessels”, is our new group exhibition at Kendal Museum which include ceramics, glass, mixed media, paintings, paper, prints and textiles ”In these small paintings of summer clouds I’d like to convey

Green Door at the Merz

24 September – 17 October 2017 We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been asked to extend this exhibition for a further week so it will now close on Tuesday 17 October.  The exhibition will be open from 10.00 – 5.00

Mike Barlow and Joyce Eldred at Low Sizergh

Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, near Kendal 11 August – 14 September 2017 For many years Mike Barlow has made work from found material, initially beachcombing the Lune estuary and the west coast of Scotland.  His main concern has always been

Elizabeth Tracey at The Brewhouse

The Brewhouse at Burgundys, Kendal: 4 August to 31 October 2017 A new solo exhibition from Elizabeth Tracey. Elizabeth’s studio is a static caravan in Crosby Garrett overlooking the magnificent North Pennines. Constantly changing skies, weather fronts coming in and

Caren and Peter Threlfall at Low Sizergh

Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, near Kendal 30 June – 9 August 2017 Caren Threlfall studied fashion design at the University of Salford and worked in industry as a designer of Ladies’ and Children’s wear for well-known high street stores.  A


24 May – 30 September 2017   “Outline”, is our new group exhibition at Kendal Museum.  Opening on 24 May, the exhibition includes drawings, mixed media, paintings, papercuts, prints, wire sculptures and textiles. Ellie Chaney is fascinated by the diversity

Art Trail 2017

Many thanks to everyone who came to our Art Trail on 8 and 9 April.  We had a great time and we hope you did too.  Here are some photos from the weekend.  Watch this space for news of next

“Inside Outside”

15 February – 14 April 2017 “Inside Outside” is a major new group exhibition by Green Door members in the basement gallery at Kendal Museum.  It includes a wide range of two and three dimensional work with textiles, ceramics, wood and glass alongside


2 February – 20 May 2017 “Landmarks” is a new group exhibition by Green Door featuring new works from members; some based on local landmarks while others are more abstract representations with a personal resonance for the artists. The exhibition includes paintings, papercuts,

Through the Mill Preview Evening

Some photos from the ‘Through the Mill’ Preview Evening at Farfield Mill 11 June 2016 Photos by Shaun Blezard  

Green Door Artists at 20!

Saturday 19 September 2015 A fabulous evening of art, music and memories at the Brewhouse at Burgundy’s Kendal as Green Door artists gathered to celebrate their 20th anniversary.