What’s On: Exhibition listings

Photo: MSMP160812-016ow'Stamford Arts Centre. File picture.

Photo: MSMP160812-016ow'Stamford Arts Centre. File picture.

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Exhibitions for the week commencing February 6.

BOURNE HERITAGE CENTRE

Exhibition on Bourne’s motor racing past, Charles Worth, railways, mineral water industry, Bourne at war and town businesses. Open 2 to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays. Admission free.

PETERBOROUGH MUSEUM

Fenland Lives and Land is a three-year collaborative project celebrating the heritage, landscape and identity of this unique and important region. Led by Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service, this Heritage Lottery Funded project has seen four exhibitions and a film co-produced by the museums of the Fens Museum Partnership and a wide variety of community groups from across the region.

Constructing the Past looks at the history of the Fens from an archaeological perspective. This exhibition explores the archaeological evidence of different materials handed down to us from previous centuries, leading up to and including the medieval period.

Bread or Blood

This dramatic live action film follows the chaos and destruction of the Downham Riots of 1816, which resulted from the terrible economic hardship faced by farm workers and soldiers returning from the Napoleonic wars. On display from Saturday, January 17 to Sunday, April 19. Free Event from Saturday 17th January 2015 – Sunday 19th April 2015 Peterborough Museum will be hosting two touring exhibition modules from the Fenland Lives and Land Exhibition.

GALLERY STAMFORD, MAIDEN LANE, STAMFORD

Solo show of British painter Jonathan Meddings from January 12.

Abstraction is the culmination of a years worth of work, dedicated to the investigation of colour, form and rhythm.

Jonathan’s work has a strong sculptural presence to his brushstrokes. Waves and arches are intersected with linear patterns. Forms flicker in and out of the canvas, colours vibrate on the surface.

In 2014 Jonathan had his first solo exhibition at The Pavilion Cafe in Dulwich Park, London. Some of the work from this event is presented here together with a selection of new works. http://www.gallerystamford.co.uk

RUTLAND COUNTY MUSEUM

Rutland Open Art Exhibition of selected artwork by artists based in and around Rutland can be seen from Sunday, January 31 to Saturday, February 28.

STAMFORD ARTS CENTRE

Locally renowned artist, Fanella Fitch, exhibiting a new and highly decorative collection of iPad prints and paintings. On display from Wednesday, January 28 to Sunday, February 8.

Deepings Community Centre

Deepings Community Centre

Deeping Camera Club’s annual exhibition takes place on February 14 and 15 at the Deepings Community Centre. Admission is free and there are usually more than 150 prints to enjoy.

The exhibition is open from 10am to 5pm on the Saturday and from 10am to 4pm on the Sunday. Visitors are invited to vote for the three prints that most appeal to them .