Last Friday an evening preview marked the start of a 6 week exhibition at the Country Park. Titled ‘A journey through the landscape’ it has been put together by three local artists to display their complimentary styles.

George W Gascoigne teaches as well as paints, and has exhibited several times before at the Country Park. More information at

Trevor Glover works in oils and watercolour an also runs painting courses a Liss and Selbourne. For more details ring 01730 894397

And last but by no means least Sharon Hurst whose inspiration comes from Tolkein’s Lord of the rings and captures a fantasy world of landscape and character figures. Sharon  runs courses on fantasy painting and first exhibited here in 2002. Further information at

There is a second exhibition  displayed in the theatre which has been designed by the County’s own archivists. This covers last years Jubilee celebrations and reflects on Her Majesty’s reign with specific references to Hampshire. As well as printed panels there are video clips and mention is made of the occasion back in 1976 when the Queen opened  the Country Park. This exhibition also runs for 6 weeks.