In a poignant collaboration, Woody’s Lodge charity, in partnership with the Penarth Town Council and the VC Gallery, is hosting a remarkable art exhibition that pays homage to the creativity and courage of military veterans across Wales.
Under the profound theme of remembrance, this unique exhibition is slated to span the entire Remembrance period, captivating hearts from the 26th of October to the 19th of November.
A Fusion of Artistic Genres: The Veteran Experience
Diverse artistic genres have converged under one roof, offering a panoramic view of the veteran experience through various artistic lenses. This event is a pioneering endeavour on a national scale, casting a spotlight on the profound artistic expressions of veterans and their families. Whether one has donned the uniform or stood steadfastly by a loved one in service, these stories will resonate eloquently through the power of art.
An immersive journey through a multitude of creative forms
Brushstrokes and Pencil Whispers: Paintings and drawings that encapsulate emotions and memories.
Capturing Echoes: Photography and film that freeze moments in time and weave narratives of valour.
Sculpted Narratives: Sculptures, carvings, and models that transform raw materials into stories etched in form.
Verses of Reflection: Poetry and written narratives that evoke the spirit of service and sacrifice.
Crafted Legacies: Handicrafts that offer a tangible connection to the veteran experience.
Penarth: A Hub of Culture and Community
Nestled in the heart of Penarth, a vibrant and inclusive community, this showcase is a testament to the town’s commitment to fostering local bonds and welcoming visitors into its dynamic social tapestry.
Penarth exudes lively energy, complete with charming bars and cafes inviting you to savour art and conversations. The Turner House Gallery, a hub of artistic expression, opens its doors from Thursday to Sunday, creating a space where creativity knows no bounds, operating between 10:00 AM and 4:30 PM.
Beyond the captivating artwork, the exhibition promised an enriching dimension—veterans took the stage to share their narratives and insights. This offered a unique opportunity to connect with the creators behind the canvases.
Visit our Virtual Online Gallery
Admission to this transformative journey is open to all, free of charge, with the option to contribute a donation to the commendable Woody’s Lodge charity—an organisation dedicated to supporting veterans on their journey of healing and reintegration. For those who cannot get down to Penarth to see the live exhibition, you can explore the virtual online gallery here.
See us on TV
BBC and ITV Wales have graciously captured the essence of the exhibition, shining a spotlight on this amazing endeavor as we commemorate the Remembrance period. Their insightful coverage is set to grace the screens during Thursday evening news bulletins across Wales, allowing a broader audience to share in the significance of this exhibition. We are deeply honored to have their support in bringing our tribute to veterans and their stories to the forefront.
Prepare to be moved, inspired, and immersed in the veteran experience through the universal language of art. Join us at The Turner House Gallery, where remembrance comes alive with colours, textures, and stories that resonate deeply.