Outdoor art exhibitions for spring days out inspiration in Surrey

Individuals by Patricia Volk at Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden

Individuals by Patricia Volk at Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden - Credit: Archant

It’s not just the spring flowers that bloom at this time of year, as artists across Surrey escape their studios for the natural gallery of outdoor art exhibitions

White Eagle by Jane Rickards at The Sculpture Park

White Eagle by Jane Rickards at The Sculpture Park - Credit: Archant

AppArt, Godalming

Formed in 2012, AppArt’s spring home is Prior’s Field School, in Godalming. The school theatre hosts the indoor exhibition from Saturday April 1 to Sunday April 16, while the Gertrude Jekyll-inspired gardens take things outdoors for a sculpture trail. Tickets: entry is free

Prior’s Field School, Prior’s Field Road, Godalming GU7 2RH. Tel: 01428 648393 Web: appartonline.co.uk

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Ockley

Every year, this garden gets a fresh new look as artists are added and artworks replaced. Opening on Saturday April 1, new work includes a large site-specific piece, pond-based kinetic sculpture and a neon light installation. Tickets: adults, £10; children (4-16), £7

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Standon Lane, Ockley RH5 5QR. Tel: 01306 627269. Web: hannahpescharsculpture.com

Haslemere Hogs, Haslemere

Hot on the hooves of 2016’s CowParade Surrey, Haslemere Hogs is using local artists and schools to decorate 60 fibreglass hogs that will be displayed throughout the area. Following the ‘Hog Parade’, the artworks will be sold off with the proceeds going to The Mayor of Haslemere’s charities.

Various venues. Web: haslemerehogs.co.uk

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Open all year round but blooming in springtime, The Sculpture Park features more than 150 renowned sculptors exhibiting over 200 sculptures for sale within ten acres of arboretum and water gardens. Tickets: adults, £10; children (5¬15), £5

The Sculpture Park, Churt, GU10 2LH. Tel: 01428 605453. Web: thesculpturepark.com

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Surrey Sculpture Society, Bramley

Surrey Sculpture Society launches into 2017 with the Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden at the Birtley Estate, in Bramley, from Sunday April 30 to Sunday June 4. The society has more than 300 members ranging from talented emerging artists to highly successful professional sculptors. Tickets: adults, £5; under 16s, free

Birtley House, Birtley Road, Bramley GU5 0LB. Web: surreysculpture.org.uk


More spring days out inspiration in Surrey

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Wet and wild

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