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PURE Arts Group is internationally renowned for discovering, mentoring and supporting talent in contemporary art​

Designed with the creative community in mind, PURE aims to deliver a supported programme of events, workshops and activities

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Smallhythe Studio, Tenterden | Bannatyne Hotel & Spa, Hastings | Depot Cinema & More, Lewes | NEW venues coming soon.....

PURE Autumn Art Fair - 10th Anniversary Exhibition

5 - 13 October 2019

Celebrating 10 years of exhibiting at the beautiful and historic PowderMills Hotel in Battle.

Curated by Lesley Samms, this anniversary exhibition will feature the work of some forty skilled and talented artists working across all fine art media including painting, drawing, printmaking, digital art, photography, sculpture, ceramics and glass. 

Exhibitors will include 2018 award winners Simone Riley, Will Taylor SGFA RBA, Celia Allen NDD, Nick Hebditch, Gavin Roweth and Hildegard Pax.



"In Flight " - Louisa Crispin

1 July - 30 September 2019

An exhibition of intricate drawings by Louisa Crispin in the delightful setting of The Smallholding Restaurant, Kilndown 



Beauport House Gallery

Bannatyne Spa Hotel, Hastings
East Sussex TN38 8EA

Current exhibition:
Brenda Hartill RE
'Enlightened'

14 June - 6 September 2019

A celebration of life and art –
inspirational, uplifting and joyful.



Beauport House Gallery launched on Friday 14th June and was part of a whole day of celebrations showcasing enlightened Sussex women.

Organised by PURE and sponsored by Bannatyne Spa Hotel, the day was delivered in collaboration with Eggs to Apples Farm Shop,
British Design British Made and Chapel Down Vineyards. 

The day concluded with an exclusive VIP event celebrating inspirational female trailblazers. Guest speakers included Antony Penrose, talking about his mother Lee Miller, Maxine Laceby of Absolute Collagen, Faiza Shafeek of Carrot Events and Suzanne Heaven, Ex publisher of IPC and Archant Magazines.





You can also view and buy artwork by PURE artists at:

WING Gallery, Wadhurst

WING Art Gallery is situated in the centre of the charming Wealden village of Wadhurst. The gallery has a warm inviting feel, blending 15th century origins with Edwardian and Victorian additions and a contemporary hanging space. Artists represented are of national & international standing and their artwork is exhibited alongside the work of gallery resident artists Gavin Roweth and Dani Humberstone VPSWA.

Artichoke Gallery, Ticehurst

On the eastern edge of Sussex, surrounded by beautiful countryside, Artichoke Gallery is in the heart of this Wealden village with an eclectic selection of small creative businesses. In addition to featuring the work of artist/owners Vicki Atkinson, Liz Moys and Louisa Crispin, there are quarterly themed exhibitions of painting, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery on behalf of some of the leading artists and makers in the country.


ArtSpring Gallery, Tonbridge

This friendly and welcoming artist-run art gallery in the historic town of Tonbridge in West Kent brings together a collection of high quality work from local and regional contemporary artists
who are specialists in their disciplines.
Works on display in the bi-monthly group shows include painting, print, photography, mixed media, sculpture, glass, ceramics and jewellery.

Chalk Gallery, Lewes

Chalk Gallery Lewes exhibits a consistently high standard of contemporary and affordable artwork
by professional local artists in a variety of media, style, subject and technique.
A re-hang every six weeks offers an exciting and constantly changing exhibition of paintings, sculptures, ceramics and prints.
Chalk is run by the artists themselves, so there is always someone there to give you a warm welcome.

West End House Gallery, Smarden

Situated in the beautiful, historic village of Smarden, the gallery shows original artworks and crafts by a range of renowned artists and makers. 
It is run by two (over) enthusiastic local artists, Karen Papworth and Patricia Hawkins. ​
They host four to five themed exhibitions a year, with an eclectic mixed display in between.
The gallery space is a friendly and stimulating environment with inspiring work, at all prices.

PowderMills Hotel, Battle

The PowderMills Hotel is a stunning privately owned, 18th Century listed country house nestling in 150 acres of beautiful parklands, woods and large lakes, situated just outside the historic town of Battle, adjoining the famous battlefield of 1066.



Bannatyne Spa Hotel, Hastings

Bannatyne Spa Hotel is set in 38 acres of formal gardens and woodland within the historic Beauport estate near Hastings, East Sussex. 
Open everyday, the gallery is subject to private hire, so please call ahead to ensure access if you are making a special visit.

The Smallholding, Kilndown

Opened in 2018 in the heart of Kent, the Smallholding cooks and serves food farmed or foraged within the its own Small Holding.


PURE Arts Group is sponsored by:

Set in 38 acres of formal gardens and woodland, the Bannatyne Spa Hotel Hastings will make your stay in this beautiful South Coast resort town even more memorable. Blending magnificent accommodation in a historic venue with fantastic service in a relaxed and friendly environment, we offer the perfect venue for a relaxing getaway. Overlooking our stunning formal gardens, the unique Maxine's Restaurant is the perfect venue to enjoy freshly prepared dishes, using the best local and seasonal produce.

Only a short walk from the hotel, you’ll find our Bannatyne Health Club and Spa. This state-of-the-art facility offers spa treatments and indulgent private outdoor hot tubs, plus a gym which all hotel guests booking direct through us gain complimentary access to.


PURE Artists are also regular exhibitors at these national art society exhibitions:


PURE work closely with the following Arts education providers:



Pure Arts Group is the trading name of Pure Arts Limited. Company No. 07547791

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