A Fresh View of Home – Paintings by David French

MAC member David French is currently exhibiting his work at the Dukes in Lancaster, under the title "A Fresh View of Home" (finishes end of May 2019). The exhibition features paintings of David's travels and recent works of the Morecambe Bay Area.

The Morecambe Time & Tide Bell (photo ©Beanphoto)

Time & Tide Bell – community inscription writing

Community Inscription writing for the Morecambe Bay Time & Tide Bell You’ve seen the bell, you’ve heard it ring. Now come and contribute to the writing of the community inscription that will be written on it. at THE STONE JETTY CAFE Tuesday 7th May, from 5.30pm. with Pete Moser and members of Morecambe Artist Colony. … Continue reading Time & Tide Bell – community inscription writing

Riding Goofy

MAC member Georgianna Cardoso has an exhibition of new work called "Riding Goofy" on show in the Edge micro gallery at The Ship in Overton from April 6th to May 31st. The Ship is open Weds/Thurs/Fri from 5pm and on Sat/Sun from 4pm. As this is a licenced premises, the exhibition is for over 18's … Continue reading Riding Goofy

venus & cupid sculpture

‘Save our Sculpture’ – Morecambe 5km Fun Run

Morecambe 5km Fun Run: 'Save our Sculpture' Venus & Cupid Arts Trust is running a fundraising campaign because the Venus Sculpture was badly damaged in the hard frosts of Spring 2018. The tiny ceramic tiles of the mosaic patterns came away from the surface in many patches as the grout had crumbled underneath them. The … Continue reading ‘Save our Sculpture’ – Morecambe 5km Fun Run

Textile Pictures: Gilli Slater

MAC member Gilli Slater has her work included in a collaborative show at Inspire Gifts & Gallery in Lancaster from 23rd February to 30th March. Gilli's work is mainly inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Arnside and Silverdale area. It comes from an imaginative recollection of the textures, light and feelings she has experienced, rather than true life. Her … Continue reading Textile Pictures: Gilli Slater

Morecambe Christmas Tree Festival

The annual Morecambe Christmas Tree festival is approaching. The festival, which takes place each year at Morecambe Parish Church in Poulton is a lovely, community festival (with craft fair attached). Community groups, schools and more decorate a Christmas tree for the display and this year, MAC will be adding an artist tree to the display. … Continue reading Morecambe Christmas Tree Festival

The CemaesTime and Tide Bell

Art Auction for a Morecambe Time & Tide Bell – a call to artists

Art Auction at the Midland Hotel The fundraising campaign to bring A Time and Tide Bell to Morecambe continues with an Art Auction to be held at the Midland Hotel on 11 October 2018 at 7.00pm. Announcement - a Call to Artists Donations of artwork are needed now! Morecambe Artist Colony (MAC for short) which is organising … Continue reading Art Auction for a Morecambe Time & Tide Bell – a call to artists

Work by John Baldwin photo by Johnny Bean

Lost Years: John Baldwin

The new show at Morecambe's White Elephant Contemporary Art Gallery brings us a gleaming look into the art of John Baldwin, a 1960's New York contemporary of Claes Oldenburg, Jasper Johns and Ulan Nagardo, and sometime resident at Leeds Art School. Opening night is Friday 31st August at 6.30pm (free entry) and the show runs till … Continue reading Lost Years: John Baldwin

The CemaesTime and Tide Bell


Our friends over on the East Coast at the Lincolnshire Time and Tide Bell  like MAC are currently fundraising to site a Time & Tide Bell recently asked artists to create works in response to each of the 200 fish species found in the North Sea. Our own Johnny Bean and Shane Johnstone have contributed pieces … Continue reading #200Fish

Pictures at the Pub

(Guest post by Stephanie Province) When we reopened The Ship in Overton in March 2016, Phil and I decided to promote live music and art exhibitions as an integral part of our pub. We now host regular music nights and we’ve created two art galleries: Edge at Overton is our main gallery where we have temporary exhibitions changing … Continue reading Pictures at the Pub