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About Sladers Yard

Sladers Yard is an art gallery and cafe in West Bay, Dorset. Our art gallery showcases contemporary British Art, Furniture and Craft whilst the licensed cafe serves fresh, locally produced homecooked food and drinks.

Café Sladers Gold Award from Taste of the West

Congratulations to chef Jackie and all the brilliant team at Café Sladers for their 7th Gold Award from Taste of the West. Their fabulous cooking, hard work, care and wonderful cheerfulness through thick and thin have been a joy to … Continue reading

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New show opening: Summer Prints and Drawings

Sladers Yard’s first Summer Prints and Drawings Show brings together seven of our most popular artists, Julian Bailey, Martyn Brewster, Michael Fairclough, Vanessa Gardiner, Janette Kerr, Alex Lowery, Sally McLaren Continue reading

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Storm video installation by Tom Hanmer

Award-winning film maker Tom Hanmer shows his dramatic short film, Storm, at Sladers Yard for Dorset Art Weeks as part of the exhibition The Sea, the Sea. The film is showing on a loop alongside Janette Kerr’s paintings and drawing of wild seas in the Shetlands. Continue reading

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Meet the artists

Meet the artists exhibiting in The Sea, the Sea on three Saturday afternoons in May and June. Nicholas Jones, Anthony Garratt and Petter Southall, Janette Kerr and Frances Hatch will be at Sladers Yard Gallery to talk with you about their work. Continue reading

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Last week of David Inshaw’s Prints and Drawings show

Dorset and Wiltshire Stories David Inshaw Etchings, aquatints and drawings Continues until Saturday 8 May Meet the Artist: David will be at Sladers Yard on Saturday 8 May from 2pm – 4pm David Inshaw’s print-making career can be seen at … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch at Sladers

CAFÉ SLADERS now open on Sundays again! Our café is up and running again with outdoor table service as well as takeaway. We are serving great coffee with breakfast/brunch from 10am and lunch from 12 until 3pm on Sundays. The … Continue reading

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In the Mind’s Eye

OPENING TODAY Saturday 30 January: In the Mind’s Eye David Atkins Rachel Fenner Paul Jones Saturday 30 January – Sunday 14 March 2021 In the mind’s eye, memory and imagination hold sway. We perceive the world through the cipher of … Continue reading

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David Inshaw solo show coming up

Artist David Inshaw, the consummate painter of the English landscape, fills Sladers Yard gallery with his recent paintings. Called ‘perhaps the greatest living proponent of the English Romantic tradition’ (Spectator), Inshaw invokes the powers of nature, the moon, trees, stars, birds, animals, men, women and ancient landscapes and the sea to create his powerful intensely personal paintings. Continue reading

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From Dorset with Love opening 17 June

From Dorset with Love SHOWING NOW ONLINE. Open to visit from Wednesday 17 June until Sunday 12 July 2020  Recent paintings by Julian Bailey, Martyn Brewster, Vanessa Gardiner, Anthony Garratt,  Frances Hatch and Alex Lowery, sculpture by Clare Trenchard, woodcarvings by David West. Petter Southall Furniture, Pod and Wave Please follow … Continue reading

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Sladers Yard Gallery and Café Sladers reopening 3 June

Sladers Yard Gallery & Café Sladers Takeaway open from 3 June. See Opening Hours (we are not open at present) From Dorset with Love Open now online. Open to visit from Wednesday 3 June until Sunday 21 June 2020  Recent … Continue reading

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