The Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Hall, Buxton
T: 01298. 937375
- The Green Man Gallery is an independent gallery and exhibition space, managed and run by local High Peak artists housed in this stunning building.
- Studios, workshop area and shop selling artists’ work + regular live music events and workshops.
- Parking is available near the gallery on various streets and roads.
- Spaces available for hire for workshops, events, small-scale performances and meetings.
Entry/Cost: Each show/event varies, see below for details
Opening times: Monday 10.30am – 1.30pm, Tuesday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Wednesday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Thursday CLOSED, Friday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Saturday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Sunday 10.30am – 2.30pm
What’s On & latest Events
Twilight & Darkness: Christmas Ghost Stories
When: 8th December, 2018, Doors 6.30pm for 7pm start
Seasonal ghost stories by Edith Wharton and Leslie Oldfield and a short, supernatural play, performed by Twilight and Darkness in the cosy, candlelit setting of the ground floor gallery. Come if you dare!
Entry / Cost: £7/£5 concessions.
Tickets from the gallery in person or by phone on 01298 937375 (card payment) during opening hours.
Workshop: Jounaling into your Creative Self
When: Wednesdays – 24th & 31st October, 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th November, 7.30pm – 9pm
‘Journaling into your Creative Self’ is a 6-session course for anyone over 18 wishing to allow and explore their creative and conscious space. Buxton based writer and energy conduit, Diane King, leads this creative journey using visualisation, meditation and journaling approaches. All experience levels welcomed.
Entry / Cost: Cost £10 per session (£7 concessions) or £50/£35 for all six sessions booked in advance.
Gig: Winter Wilson – folk with a splash of blues
When: 18th November 2018, 7pm – 9.30pm (doors 6.30pm)
Following a triumphant UK tour with the legendary Fairport Convention, Winter Wilson are back on the road to showcase their latest album ‘Far Off on the Horizon’.
A Winter Wilson gig is a unique blend of superb, often hard-hitting original songs, stunning harmonies and musicianship with sometimes hilarious tales of life on the road.
Kip (vocals, accordion, guitar, flute) “simply has a voice to die for” (John Roffey, Maverick Magazine), whilst Dave (vocals, guitar and banjo) is now rightly recognized as being amongst the top tier of British songwriters, with his songs covered by some of folk’s “greats”.
Entry / Cost: £10 in advance or £12 on the door, Available at the gallery from Monday 1st October. Book early! The Green Man is a small venue.
Workshop:Needle Felting Workshop
When: 10th November 2018, 1pm – 4pm
Create your own needle felted ‘Robin on a Bobbin’ with tutor, Louise Brooks. For anyone aged 16+. Beginners welcome.
Book in person at the gallery or by phone (card payment) on 01298 937375.
Entry / Cost: £15, includes all materials and cake!
Workshop: Life Drawing
When: Every Tuesday, 13th, 20th, 27th November from 7pm – 9pm
A popular weekly session for artists at any stage who want to develop their drawing practice with a professional life model. This is not a taught session but the organiser, Curtis Bollington, is on hand to give guidance and encouragement if needed. Easels are provided; paper may be purchased at the session. Some drawing tools are available but artists are encouraged to bring their own.
Booking essential as space is limited. Contact Curtis Bollington: 07880 535615. (Over 16s only.)
Drop in for a short time or stay for the full two hours.
Entry / Cost: £8 per session to cover room hire and model’s fee.
Workshop: Sketchbook Club
When: Every Friday, 3pm – 4.15pm
Bring your own sketchbook. Some materials will be provided. Activities will be planned for each week or just bring some paper and work on your own project! Age 16+
Entry / Cost: £4 per person, £3 students
Adult Dance Classes
When: Every Thursday, from 7pm
Dance for fun and fitness with the Catherine Farrimond Dance School. Adult classes every Thursday. The atmosphere is friendly and supportive and beginners are welcome. 7pm: Jazz Tap. 8pm: Ballet & Body Conditioning
Entry / Cost: £6 per class or £10 if both classes are taken
For information and to book places, contact Catherine Farrimond on 01298 70984.
Changing Faces with Funny Wonders After School Workshop
When: Every Tuesday in term time from 3.30pm to 5pm in the gallery’s Workshop Room upstairs.
Continuing until Summer 2018. Do something creative on a Tuesday afternoon after school. Anyone aged 11 to 18 is welcome and it’s free! Find out more about Funny Wonders at funnywonders.wixsite.com/
Contact Ali on [email protected] to find out more about the Changing Faces project and to book your place.