Jan 2016

Thank you BT !!

We would like to say a huge Thank you to BT !  Eight BT employees spent a whole day here at Westbury on Thursday the 21st of January to help us decorate.  A job which would have taken us days to complete just took one day with the help of 8 extra volunteers!! It was […]

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Hey Clay !

The BBC have just launched their new programme “The Great Pottery Throw Down”.  As part of this the Crafts Council & Get Creative have joined forces to present Hey Clay!.  Hey Clay! is a national celebration of clay giving everyone the chance to unleash their inner potter! We don’t want you to miss out on […]

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Inside the Rugby Fanzone!

We were lucky enough to exhibit at the 2015 Rugby Fanzone.  All featured works of art are by our resident Artists’ Lance Fennell, Kirsteen Holuj, Mary Barnes, Tajinder Bhui, Helen Dendulk, Nicky Hunter & Shelly Atton

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Westbury Stonemason up for an award!

The UK’s first deaf stonemason has been shortlisted for a national award. National deaf charity Signature has announced the shortlist for the 2015 Signature annual awards and Milton Keynes based Louis Francis is in the running for the Entrepreneur award. Louis worked with learning and skills charity Shaw Trust to set up his business, Francis […]

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GreatWarMK: Performance of ‘For the Fallen’

Photos taken by David Whittington-Jones Photos taken by Helen Parlour “For the Fallen” – Campbell Park, Sunday 5th July 2015 The dance performance set against a backdrop of the banners commemorating the Great War took place against stormy skies which heightened the drama created by the moving and dramatic choreography and the fluttering banners set […]

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Great War MK

Experience a large-scale commemorative dance at Campbell Park against the backdrop of 500 hand-made banners all inspired by WW1. Sunday 5th July – FREE Event – two performances at 3pm and 5pm. Westbury Arts Centre have been working with talented textile artist Vinny Stapley, schools, community groups and residents of Milton Keynes, between then they […]

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We’re looking forward to welcoming this years graduate artists

Westbury Arts Centre are pleased to welcome this years successful new artists on it’s Graduate Residency scheme.  Jessica Wetherly & Moonjung Hwang were chosen from applicants from across the country.  Their work showed creative excellence, interesting use of materials and a desire to pursue a career in the arts.  The residency runs from the 1st […]

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Local youngsters help clear up!

Scouts from Milton Keynes help local charity tidy 17th century farmhouse. Youngsters from Howe Park Scout Group in Milton Keynes have given up their free time to maintain the gardens at a 17th Century farmhouse in Shenley Wood, used by local charity Westbury Arts Centre. The Young People aged from 8 to 14 gave up […]

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Photographic Exhibition now on

“Requiem” – Memory as process Resident Photographer David Whittington-Jones is currently exhibiting an exhibition of photographs & Sculptures.  The exhibition “Requeim” explores memory as process. The exhibition is open every weekend until the 10th of May 10.00am-4.00pm and by appointment on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. If you would like to visit please contact us on […]

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Sponsored Cycle & Art Tour

On Sunday the 24th of May Westbury will be conducting a sponsored Cycle & Art Tour on the Redways in and around Milton Keynes to help raise funds for the Centre’s Great War event taking place in Campbell Park on Sunday the 5th of July. The Cycle ride will begin at Westbury at 11am, pass […]