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Welcome to our Graduates 2017

Isobel Morris. Isobel Morris is an Applied Art and Textile graduate of the University of Wolverhampton, and it was here that she discovered her one true love – rugs and carpets. The campus rug tufting room was Isobel’s second home, where she learnt her skills and specialised in exploring the potential of the rug tufting process. […]

The PSi#23 OverFlow, Performance Studies international Annual Conference Hamburg 2017

We’re pleased to hear that one of our former resident graduates, Clare Chun-yu Liu has a forthcoming screening in Germany. Here’s what she has to say – My artist video ‘A love story: between the strait’ will be screened as part of The PSi#23 OverFlow, Performance Studies international Annual Conference Hamburg 2017. Together with ‘Assemblage’ by Regina Fichtner, my […]

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Bucks Open Studios … Open this weekend!

This weekend sees the start of Bucks Open Studios, an annual event where artists and makers all over the country open their studios or hold exhibitions and events showcasing and demonstrating their work.  It is a wonderful opportunity to experience first-hand  the creativity going on around Buckinghamshire. Westbury Arts Centre will be open every weekend during […]

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Graduate Opportunity!

Westbury Arts Centre are currently inviting applications for two Artist Residencies, taking place from July 1st to October 1st  2017. You are offered FREE live/work studio space at Westbury Arts Centre based in Milton Keynes, along with an exhibition opportunity at the end of the residency. You will be part of a busy Arts Centre, […]

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Thank you to T Systems !

We were recently lucky enough to be the recipients of some lovely pieces of ArtWork.  There were several pieces that were donated to us by T Systems in Milton Keynes.  These will be going up around Westbury in time for Bucks Open Studios in June!  

Exhibition & Sale

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Creating a Wildlife Meadow!

2017 sees the start of an exciting project!  With the help of our resident Bee keeper, Mike Bensley, we’re creating a Wildflower meadow.  We hope by doing so we’ll attract lots of butterflies and bees as well as lots of other wildlife! We have already started the clearing operation in the hope that we can […]

Mk College College Exhibition here at Westbury

All this week we have students from MK College with us exhibiting their work.  The exhibition will be open from Wednesday the 9th until Friday the 11th of November.  Students have worked hard not only to produce the work but to work together to organise the marketing and advertising, the hanging of the work and […]

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Pottery course starts next week

Our resident potter, Mark Compton will be starting a 10 week course in pottery on the 22nd of September.  The course will run in the evenings from 7-9pm.    If you fancy having ago you can book your place through www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/clmk

Children’s Summer Workshops

As summer comes to an end we want to thank everyone who participated in our children’s summer workshops. They have been very popular and we hope to run more workshops for you very soon. We had an amazing turn out and it was great to see so many of adults and children getting involved. Here […]