Artist’s second local exhibition as The Lightbox reopens

A HORSELL artist is to exhibit her work at The Lightbox after adding ceramics to her collection of paintings. Nagihan Seymour’s show The Four Elements follows her successful first solo exhibition at... Read more »

Director steps down from The Lightbox after 20 years

THE director of The Lightbox, Woking’s gallery and museum, has announced she is to leave the role after 20 years in charge. Marilyn Scott will stand down in November and move into... Read more »

Book your free place at Surrey’s first sustainable business awards

HERE’S your chance to get a front-row seat to the CREST21 Business Awards event, with registration now open and absolutely free. Surrey’s first sustainable business awards are being streamed live from The... Read more »

Artwork from Victoria Place competition winners on show

AN EXHIBITION of the Woking area’s best artistic talent will be staged next month, following one of the largest-ever local art competitions to take place in the country. Artworks by 10 artists... Read more »

Easter workshops to keep youngsters entertained

THE doors may be closed to visitors at The Lightbox in Woking due to COVID-19 restrictions, but it has set up some cracking virtual workshops for young people over the Easter holiday.... Read more »

Take a look at these exciting activities and events

BEFORE the pandemic, our area was buzzing with club activities, public talks, workshops and other meetings to inspire, educate and engage on matters of history, arts and the natural world. The difference... Read more »

Arts venue visitors bring extra benefits to local economies

THEATRES, art galleries and museums are benefitting the local economy in Woking and other Surrey towns by millions of pounds. A study by the University of Surrey showed that visitors to The... Read more »

Activities and talks to entertain the family

THE lockdown may have closed The Lightbox Gallery to visitors, but the Woking venue has moved online for adult talks and workshops, as well as some children’s activities. Storytelling for Under Fives,... Read more »

Fall in for lesson about military officers’ school

THE imposing Inkerman Barracks at Knaphill was home to many regiments and units over the years. There was even a school for senior officers from the various arms of the services. The... Read more »

Lightbox Gallery welcomes new chairman

WOKING’S award-winning gallery The Lightbox has appointed Pam Powell as chair of the board of trustees. She succeeds Aileen McLeish, who has retired after eight years in the role. Gratitude to Aileen for her... Read more »