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Reflections on Nature: Art inspired by the gardens and grounds

Saturday 24th March - Sunday 24th June 2018

An exhibition on the theme of the abbey in its natural setting by a group of local artists will display work in a range of media. Fine figural stone sculptures by Tom Clark will reflect the abbey’s own carvings, while paintings and prints by Lucy Willis, Ann Fagan and Andrea Clark will illustrate the trees, plants and wildlife which inhabit the abbey grounds. Delicate wood turning in organic shapes by Melvyn Firmager will complement exquisite botanical paintings by Marie Burke.

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We are committed to making the abbey and events held at the abbey accessible to everyone. We may provide disabled ticket holders (who would be unable to attend without a PA - personal assistant / carer / essential companion) with a ticket at no additional cost for their PA, if they are in receipt of one of the following:

  • Middle or Higher rate DLA for care and/or mobility
  • Receipt of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Evidence of being severely sight impaired
  • CredAbility Access Card (+1 category requirement), see
  • A recognised Assistance Dog ID Card

If you do not have any of the above evidence but are unable to attend the abbey without a PA you are welcome to post or email copies of any additional evidence that supports your application. Applications are judged on a case-by-case basis. Tickets for events are sold on a first come, first served basis.

If the event is organised by an external organisation, the above will not necessarily apply and you will need to liaise directly with the organisers. If you wish to contact the organisers please contact and we will put you in touch.

How to apply

Please call our shop on 01458 831631 and arrange to either show the relevant documents in person or to email or post copies.