Willoughby Memorial Trust

The Willoughby Memorial trust was founded in 1965 by the last Lord Ancaster in memory of his son Timothy, Lord Willoughby de Eresby, who died in 1963.

The Trustees have converted the late 17th Century Read’s Grammar School in Corby Glen into a library and small art gallery.  The gallery holds a series of exhibitions from Easter to November and an annual Open Art Competition.

The gallery occupies an elevated site in Corby Glen beside the A151 between Colsterworth and Bourne.  The gallery is open between 12noon and 5.00pm, closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays.  Admission is free.

Details …
Moreleys Lane
Corby Glen
Lincolnshire
NG33 4NL
Tel: +44(0)1476 550380
Web: www.willoughbygallery.com

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Exhibitions 2011 (added : 19/04/11 : MG)

Between April and November 2011 The Willoughby Memorial Trust Gallery will be hosting the following exhibitions …

6 April to 4 May
Jackie Cheetham and Linda Hollaway
‘Works in Place’ : paintings, prints and drawings

11 May to 8 June
Jana Siebers
‘Contemporary Paintings and  Fine Drawings’ : work inspired by nature and the seasons

15 June to 13 July
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Lincolnshire Art; Landscape and Heritage’ : Lincolnshire seen through the artist’s eye

20 July to 17 August
Swayfield Art Group
‘Summer Exhibition of Paintings’

24 August to 21 September
Newton Pottery Group
‘From the End Room’ : work of the Newton pottery and Arts Clubs along with Steve and Barbara Leaning

28 September to 26 October
Corby Glen Local History Society
‘A Village History’ : material from the archives

3 to 25 November
Open Art Competition
Bringing together the work of young and old, amateur and professional, under one roof.

Added : 19/04/11 : MG

 

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