Online auction to help The Lightbox shine again

AN ONLINE auction of paintings, drawings, and photographs is aiming to raise money to help The Lightbox reopen. The artwork has been generously donated by supporters of gallery and museum, including drawings... Read more »

Petition to remove HG Wells statue divides local opinion

A PETITION calling for the town’s statue of HG Wells to be removed has divided local opinion. Some residents have defended the famous novelist, saying claims he was a racist are “over... Read more »

Tipsy Pigs provide free food for NHS staff

THE catering company that runs the café at The Lightbox museum and art gallery in Woking is providing free food for NHS staff. The Tipsy Pigs was set up five years ago... Read more »

Cash prizes for Victoria Square art competition

THERE’S still time to enter the Victoria Square Art Project, which could see your artwork win a £500 prize and go on show at The Lightbox museum and gallery. Professional and amateur... Read more »

David Hockney: Ways of Working comes to Woking

IN THE first show of its kind outside London in more than 20 years, an exhibition of the work of legendary artist David Hockney opens in Woking this weekend. Spanning six decades... Read more »

Art raising questions at The Lightbox

THE artistic skill of emerging artists will go on display when the Young Contemporary Talent exhibition opens at The Lightbox gallery in Woking on Saturday. The event is part of the annual... Read more »

The Lightbox brightens commuters’ day with artful posters

A SERIES of bright and colourful posters has been put up at Woking railway station as part of a campaign to promote wellbeing. The posters include inspirational and thought-provoking text and point... Read more »

Lightbox Poppy Appeal Launch

PEOPLE from generations many years apart took part in the official launch of the 2019 Poppy Appeal in Surrey, which took place in Woking. A D-Day veteran, Chelsea Pensioners and students from... Read more »

Arts & crafts for half-term fun

GUY Fawkes Night and Halloween will feature in the half-term activities at Woking’s Lightbox gallery next week. There will be a combination of drop-in family workshops and bookable activities on offer, starting with... Read more »

The Lightbox launches new focus on mental wellbeing

ART has the power to make you feel good, and those benefits are available in the centre of Woking at the Lightbox. The award-winning museum and gallery is launching a new focus... Read more »