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The London Group Open 2017

The UK's longest-running and most prestigious artists' collective, The London Group, is delighted to announce its 83rd Open Exhibition. In recognition of today's increasingly diversified art scene, The London Group Open welcomes innovative, challenging works in any medium, including painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, digital, audio, mixed media, installation, video and performance. Successful entrants to this year's Open will see their work hung in one of two exhibitions staged during November and December 2017 at The Cello Factory.

Prizes - which collectively total over £8000 - will be awarded to non-members and include

All non-members will be eligible for prizes.

There is a £20 entry fee for one submission, £35 for two submissions, and £45 for three submissions, to be paid online with the application. Artists can submit up to three works, which must have been produced since 2015.

NOW OPEN - Submissions for The Open should be made online.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES - Tues 29th August 2017, 5pm

The London Group Open 2017 offers a wonderful opportunity for emerging and established artists to raise their profile, win cash and material prizes, and exhibit their work alongside the Group's esteemed members.

Shoreham Sculpture Trail
with The London Group
and Friends

The spectacular Shoreham Sculpture Trail will be one of the largest the UK has ever seen. Featuring 30 London Group members and invited artists, including many prominent UK sculptors. 76 artists will be exhibiting over 200 sculptures in 26 gardens. The astonishing diversity of the exhibits ranges from the monumental to the ephemeral with works in metal and stone, with interactive work and performance and the Trail will be particularly unusual in the number of site-specific works. The idyllic village of Shoreham Kent, a gem just on the edge of London, is a beautiful place to visit just for itself and in June the gardens of all sizes, many on the river, will be at their best - visitors couldn't wish for more perfect surroundings in which to view sculpture. Most artists will be present to meet visitors during the trail and many will be giving talks. The Trail is curated by London Group President Susan Haire.

Shoreham Village, Kent
17 and 18 June, 11am-5pm
Just an hour from central London by car or train, a four-minute walk from the station.

Tickets : day £10, weekend £15, with one catalogue included per couple. Priority tickets in advance (£11.21 / £16.52) on Eventbrite Under 15s free. Group discount 20%. Refreshments on sale in various gardens. Ample parking.

In aid of Shoreham Church Extension Fund.

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London Group Film Night 2

The first Film Night was held in May 2016. We are following on from its success with The London Group Film Night 2 which will be held at the historic Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution in the heart of Highgate Village, London.

There will again be a wide selection of short films, including digital animation by award-winning film maker David Theobald, a National Trust commissioned work by Amanda Loomes and an hypnotically beautiful film by Genetic Moo who have won multiple awards for their work. It will be a relaxed, informal evening with plenty of time for questions and discussions.

Participating artists: Slawomir Blatton, Eric Fong, Susan Haire, Amanda Loomes, Genetic Moo, Charlotte C Mortensson, Victoria Rance, Tom Scase, David Theobald, Erica Winstone

Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution
11 South Grove, Highgate
N6 6BS
Friday 26th May
Doors open at 7.30 for 8 pm start

Admission 5 on the door to include refreshments