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Get snapping for Stephens House

Watford Observer:

11:53am Thursday 30th October 2014

Stephens House in Finchley wants your photographs of the house and gardens for its new visitor guide book

Infinity and beyond for 75-year-old's first ever art show and book

Watford Observer:

3:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

For almost 50 years Richard Morris Brown has been quietly working away at his two passions: metaphysics and painting, his ideas on the ‘nature of being’ inspiring his art and his free-flowing paintings helping him work out complex philosophical ideas.

An exhibition to mark 75 years since the death of Sigmund Freud - by his great-granddaughter Jane McAdam Freud

Watford Observer:

2:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

An exhibition to mark 75 years since the death of Sigmund Freud - by his great-granddaughter Jane McAdam Freud

Park life close-up

Watford Observer:

10:39am Wednesday 8th October 2014

These stunning images are the winners in a new photography competition A Shot in the Park

St Albans artist shorlisted for World Stencil Art Prize

Watford Observer:

10:50am Monday 29th September 2014

A stencilling expert from St Albans is hoping to cause a storm in the art world after being shortlisted for a prestigious prize.

Linda's sew pretty designs land her a spot at London Fashion Week

Watford Observer:

4:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

Linda Blissett from Barnet will be showing her hand-woven accessories at London Fashion Week

It pays to have Sex on the Brain

Watford Observer:

4:04pm Friday 12th September 2014

Lady Michaelle St Vincent from Cockfosters has been shortlisted for the National Open Art Competition for her sculpture, Sex on the Brain

Oxhey Road Studios take part in Herts Open Studios 2014

Watford Observer:

4:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

Oxhey Road Studios take part in Herts Open Studios 2014

Take your own 'Grand Tour' of art right here on your doorstep

Watford Observer:

4:23pm Thursday 4th September 2014

In the 17th and 18th Centuries, young ladies and gentlemen would set off on once-in-a-lifetime grand tours of Europe to expand their cultural experiences. But if you prefer to get your fix of art and culture a bit closer to home and more conveniently, then Herts Open Studios 2014 is, quite literally, right up your street.

The Hertfordshire village where everything looks a bit fuzzy

Watford Observer:

4:28pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Close-knit villagers have created an amazing wool replica of parts of Sandridge

The art of designing film posters

Watford Observer:

3:32pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A new exhibition of arty film posters comes to the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley

Find art on your doorstep

Watford Observer:

9:56am Friday 29th August 2014

Watford's artists open their doors to you for Herts Open Studios 2014

Arts in Herts - the county's artists and crafts people open their doors to the public for Herts Open Studios 2014

Watford Observer:

4:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Arts in Herts - the county's artists and crafts people open their doors to the public for Herts Open Studios 2014

Join in the the World War One centenary commemorations

Watford Observer:

9:31am Monday 4th August 2014

Take a candle to Harpenden War Memorial to join in on a special tribute to the sacrifices paid by those who took up arms.

Artist goes it alone with first solo exhibition

Watford Observer:

8:20am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Colour, movement and the interaction caused by these two elements in a constantly changing environment are explored in a new exhibition, What Do You See?, at Harrow Arts Centre.

Wish you were here...! Watford Museum's postcard competition winners are revealed

Watford Observer:

11:40am Friday 1st August 2014

Wish you were here...! Watford Museum's postcard competition winners are revealed

Rare World War One documents available to the public at the RAF Museum

Watford Observer:

10:16am Friday 1st August 2014

Rare World War One documents available to the public at the RAF Museum

St Albans Cathedral marks WWI Centenary

Watford Observer:

4:38pm Thursday 31st July 2014

An exhibition will open at St Albans Cathedral this Friday, launching a programme of events commemorating the centenary of World War One.

Get ready for the Barnet Guild of Artists' Summer Exhibition

Watford Observer:

5:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Get ready for the Barnet Guild of Artists' Summer Exhibition

Award-winning Hatfield artist exhibiting at St Albans Musum

Watford Observer:

2:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An award-winning Hatfield artist is holding her first major exhibition at St Albans Museum.

David snaps a winner on the Amalfi Coast

Watford Observer:

4:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

The winners of the Bushey Festival Photography Competition have been announced

Watford Observer readers' top five comic book characters

Watford Observer:

4:33pm Monday 14th July 2014

Ahead of Watford's first comic-con, Watford Observer readers have voted for their top five comic book characters

East Finchley's artists open their doors to you

Watford Observer:

3:46pm Thursday 10th July 2014

East Finchley's artists open their doors to you for this year's Open House Weekends

Ahead of Watford Comic Con: Who is the Ultimate Comic Book Character?

Watford Observer:

1:30pm Monday 7th July 2014

The London Comic Con may have been and gone, but don’t be disheartened fan boys and girls, there’s a new convention in town. Watford town to be specific.

A moment of peace

Watford Observer:

3:38pm Friday 4th July 2014

Last Saturday, Sarah Munro, a 29-year-old class teacher at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School in Bushey, took home the Richard Harrington Art Challenge Cup. She tells Friday, in her own words, how it felt to win and where the inspiration for her painting, Just For A Moment, came from.

Ross brings a star quality to the WAAF summer exhibition at intu shopping centre

Watford Observer:

3:44pm Friday 4th July 2014

Ross Collins is one of the artists exhibiting at the Watford Area Arts Forum exhibition at intu shopping centre

Renos' views of London

Watford Observer: Renos' views of London

3:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Barnet artist Renos Lavithis exhibits his London artworks at the Gallery in the Crypt in Trafalgar Square

See skulls, bulldogs and clowns at Hatfield House

Watford Observer: Sculpture By Gin Durham

12:20pm Thursday 26th June 2014

The event runs from July 4-6 at Hatfield House

Stitch in time

Watford Observer: Headstone Manor and Harrow Museum are hosting sewing workshops

10:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Do you have an interest in historical arts? Are you handy with a needle and thread? Would you like to learn how to make a piece of stunning period work?

An exhibition to commemorate the people of Barnet who gave their lives in the Great War

Watford Observer: The New Barnet memorial triptych, formerly of the Margaret Road School

10:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

Barnet Museum opens an exhibition to commemorate the people of Barnet who gave their lives in World War One

Step back in time and experience 100 years of Elstree Studios' history

Watford Observer: The exhibition is at the museum at 96 Shenley Road

3:35pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A new exhibition opens at Borehamwood Community Museum to celebrate 100 years of Elstree Studios

Anna's modern pastiche of an Old Master

Watford Observer: An Allegory of Modern Marriage

6:40pm Sunday 15th June 2014

Former Abbots Langley artist Anna Grayson has a photograph on display in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Thinking inside the box

Watford Observer: Summertime (Kenwood House)

10:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

A new exhibition, Glass Cathedrals, at Catto Gallery in Hampstead features shadowbox sculptures of north London scenes

Give peace a glance

5:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

The entries for the Richard Harrington Literature and Art Challenge are in - and the contestants need your vote!

Naomi launches her first collection of T-shirt designs

Watford Observer: Naomi Tuffery

12:40am Saturday 14th June 2014

Naomi launches her first collection of T-shirt designs

New sculptures celebrate Watford's cultural and social heritage

Watford Observer: One of Luke Perry's sculptures, which will be unveiled on June 9th

3:41pm Monday 9th June 2014

The Colne River Sculpture Trail celebrates Watford's cultural and social heritage

Deborah Azzopardi to appear at the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead

Watford Observer: BBrrrinnng

1:13pm Monday 9th June 2014

Deborah Azzopardi to appear at the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead

Hertfordshire's countryside caught on camera

Watford Observer: Elizabeth Debenham with her photographs in the Pavilion Gallery

4:04pm Monday 9th June 2014

Watford photographer Elizabeth Debenham is having an exhibition of her wildlife photographs at Chenies Manor's Pavilion Gallery

Buy an elephant to save the species in the wild

Watford Observer: Sheara Abrahams with Razzle Dazzle

1:32pm Monday 9th June 2014

Borehamwood costume designer and illustrator Sheara Abrahams wants you to buy her elephant Razzle Dazzle to raise funds for the Asian Elephant Foundation

Affordable Art Fair director Romy Westwood gives her tips on how to buy art

Watford Observer: Pierre Francois Grimaldi, Oeil, French Art Studio

1:26pm Monday 9th June 2014

Affordable Art Fair director Romy Westwood gives her tips on how to buy art

Sophie paints on old curtains and trousers!

Watford Observer: Jouy, 118x108, acrylic on old Toile de Jouy

10:00am Sunday 1st June 2014

Watford artist Sophie Cordery's new exhibition, States of Siege, opens at Amanartis studios

Step inside artists’ studios

Watford Observer: The Apple Core Beatles

10:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

Just over a week remains until artists open their homes for the seventh annual Harrow Open Studios.

Watford's heritage captured in art

Watford Observer: One of Luke Perry's sculptures, which will be unveiled on June 9th

3:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

A new exhibition at Watford Museum reveals details of an exciting new sculpture trail along the Colne River corridor

Chocks away for a new exhibition at the RAF Museum

Watford Observer: Mabblethorpe’s Last Combat

10:55am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Biggles and Chums is a new exhibition at the RAF Museum in Hendon of paintings of WW1

Strong, sassy pin-up girls on show in new exhibition

Watford Observer: The Art of Des Taylor

5:22pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Watford artist Des Taylor holds a new exhibition of his retro, pin-up girl artwork at Artistsmeet in Rickmansworth

Out of the darkness - an exhibition of works by Holocaust survivors

Watford Observer: Vera Kovacs, Huguette Cukier, Marianne Hellman, teacher Barbara Jackson, Gerald Hellman, Ina Fryer, Martha Tauber, Alicia Gornowski

10:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Out of Darkness is an exhibition of artworks by Holocaust survivors at the London Jewish Cultural Centre in Golders Green

Well-drawn boy

Watford Observer: The Chess Players by Herkomer

10:37am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Bushey Museum opens its new exhibition, Drawn from the Herkomer School

Middlesex Uni students go freestyle

Watford Observer: Middlesex Uni students go freestyle

4:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Restricted Space is an exhibition of works by students of Middlesex University, at cre8 Lifestyle Centre

New art at Stephens House

Watford Observer: Members of the North London Artist Network

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Members of the North London Artist Network exhibit their work at Stephens House in Finchley

A swan song to art

12:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Watford artist Phil Hinsley is holding his last exhibition in the pop-up gallery in Charter Place


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