Galleries and shops

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

The annual Rugby Open shows work from local artists, and now also further afield. It runs mid-November – mid-January. Admission is free. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Applications are accepted from September, so save the date for next year. Youth entries are also encouraged.

Floor One gallery is a hireable space for artists, makers, and groups to exhibit their own work. It is booked months ahead and there is a ballot where requested dates are oversubscribed. Contact RAGM to be added to the email list.

Art at the Alex Coming soon!

Hatty Bakewell’s, in Caldecott Park. Hosts local artists and makers, as well as soup, coffee and cake.

Fosse House Gallery, Dunchurch. Gallery and picture framing.

Anna Lorimer has a gallery, and picture framing, in the town centre which hosts mainly her own work.

Solstice coffee shop and nursery at Dunchurch hosts artists’ and makers’ work in its coffee shop.

The Nest has its new home at Solstice coffee shop & nursery (link above) and will soon be hosting local artists and makers again.

Rugby Unwrapped sells the work of selected local makers; mainly practical, useful items.

Further afield

GJF Furnishings in Southam hosts local makers. (Closing soon)

Farthing Gallery, Kenilworth

Simply Salvaged Interiors is in the Heart of the Shires shopping village just off the A5 near Weedon, Northamptonshire. It stocks art, handmade, vintage & upcycled. Artists and makers can rent space and are charged a % on sales. They also have a hireable space for workshops.

Warwickshire Artisans, Henley in Arden.

Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum, where the shop hosts work by local artists and makers.

Direct Art Action, large gallery, workshop, & event space in Sutton Coldfield. directartactionuk@gmail.com

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Online

UK Artists, run from Leamington Spa.

Also: Etsy, Folksy, NuMonday, ShopAppy, and many more.

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More? This page is a work in progress. Do let me know if there’s more I should add.

Updated 05.03.2022

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