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Heritage Open Days … Shakespeare!

We had the most amazing weekend with the house open to the public for Heritage Open Day and we had a selection of  Shakespeare Playlets. Westbury would like to thank all the fabulous actors who took part, Shelly Atton, Sebastastienne Williams, Helen denDulk, Ana Diego, Erlend Iverson, Caz Tricks & Jon West. Not forgetting Jeremy […]


Macmillian Coffee event

A big thank you to Tajinder Bhui and all her volunteers for their help organizing and manning the Macmillan Coffee event on Sunday we raised £132.05.

Westbury Rates Crisis

WESTBURY ARTS CENTRE PRESS RELEASE Rumours have begun to circulate among the artists communities and the wider public of Milton keynes regarding the  situation at Westbury Arts Centre. Therefore the board of trustees have decided to make the following statement to clarify the situation there as it currently stands.   Westbury Arts Centre faces potential […]

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Graduate Show goes live 9th August

Westbury Arts Centre is pleased to announce that this year’s graduate show will open 9th August with a private view 2pm to 4pm. All welcome. The exhibition is open until 30th August. The University of Northampton recent 2014 graduates, showcasing sculpture, mixed media installation, and painting are: Melanie Cutler Helen den Dulk Amy Nelson Jacqueline […]

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Bucks Open Studios

Westbury throws its doors open and welcomes you to this year’s Bucks Open Studios.  The house is open from 10:00 on Saturday 7th with eight artists at Westbury showing recent work in their studios and pretty well everywhere else there is a good hanging space. Artists exhibiting are Mary Barnes, Tajinder Bhui, Mark Compton, Helen […]

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WW I Project – From Conflict to Cosmopolis

Westbury Art Centre would like to commission 2 Artist’s from different disciplines to create both a performance piece and a stand-alone installation and final exhibition from hundreds of individual textile pieces in a project that will involve the local and wider community to commemorate the centenary anniversary of WWI. This project forms part of a […]


Welcome to…Louis Francis

Our latest studio holder is Louis Francis who does these beautiful stone carvings. Classically trained at Central Saint Martins and City & Guilds of London Art School, Louis uses traditional stone carving techniques to create unique stone art. He creates truly bespoke pieces, from memorial art to classical ornamental sculpture. Louis prides himself on his lettering […]


Welcome to…Sarah Gardner

Our latest studio holder is Sarah Gardner. Sarah studied Photography at college and graduated in 1994 from the Nottingham Trent University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art. Sarah’s career started in marketing where she was fortunate enough to work with the country’s leading creative agencies. In 2003 Sarah took a career break […]

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Summer Fair set for Saturday 5th July

Quick update on the fair: we’ve got the Comedy Cow providing standup for the evening of the fair as well some interesting developments on the music front – watch this space. We decided to concentrate the activities to Saturday only so as not to dilute the effect of the packed programme we have lined up.


Welcome to…Kate Morgan

Artist and illustrator Kate Morgan has joined us at Westbury. Kate has a colourful and contemporary take on natural history subjects in a variety of media.  Currently, she is working on a new series of wildlife paintings featuring small birds, insects and plants using a mix of detailed drawing, watercolour and powerful composition to create […]