Call For Entries:


‘Plumbago’ was a term used to describe intricate graphite drawings in the 17th and 18th century.

Our opening exhibition of 2024, reflects the title to bring together a varied selection of pastel paintings that provide us not only with an insight into the specific techniques used by pastel painters today, but also seeks to reignite an awareness of, and appreciation for, this versatile medium. 

The exhibition will feature selected Members of the Pastel Society (PS) alongside leading pastelists from the UK. 

Submissions must be undertaken in pastel, charcoal or graphite.



Exhibition Date

The exhibition will take place at The Gallery on:

24th February – 2nd April 2024

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Final Submission

Entries close on:

Thursday 1st February 2024


Notification Date

We will notify you regarding successful or unsuccessful submissions by:

Monday 5th February 2024


Delivery & Collection Dates

If you are selected:

Delivery: 12th -17th February 2024

Collection: 8th – 13 April 

Entry Form

Submit Your Entry

Please use the form below to submit your entries to us. We will review your entry and get back to you by the date referenced above. Good luck and we look forward to seeing your work.


This ‘water based medium’ exhibition aims to reveal the professional techniques of painting in gouache, watercolour and acrylic. Featuring Members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) and the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) this exhibition will present a most interesting and varied collection of original works.

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