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Fen Ditton Gallery

23 High Street, Fen Ditton, Cambridge, CB5 8ST

https://www.fendittongallery.com/

Just a short bike ride along the river from Cambridge you’ll find Fen Ditton Gallery, an inviting space run by artist/photographer Lotte Attwood and daughter Hannah Munby. Housed in a converted Victorian National School Building, the contemporary gallery is elegance personified. And unlike some galleries, which can feel intimidating, this is a welcoming place in a domestic setting; it’s actually located in Lotte’s home!

 

Since opening in May 2018, the gallery has been working with independent curator Amanda Game to bring an exciting exhibition programme featuring well-known and up-and-coming artists from around the world.

 

Most recently, the gallery hosted a photography exhibition by Graham Murrell, spanning the last 20 years of his career. It was 20 years ago that Graham Murrell left his position as Head of Photography at Central St Martins, after completing his first major exhibition Light Spells at Kettle’s Yard. The exhibition was dedicated to the
memory of Michael Harrison, the former Director of Kettle’s Yard, whose encouragement and support led to this part of Murrell’s career.

 

Summer 2021, Hannah is launching a new community of young art collectors, encouraging new audiences to engage with art through informal events and talks. Hannah says, “I have started my own art collection on a budget – I want to show others in my generation that you don’t need a lot of money or a degree in history of art to be able to have works of art on your walls”.

 

Other exhibitions coming up this year include the gallery’s annual conservation exhibition, this year the theme is water, that will raise awareness and funds for an environmental organisation working in this field, and a collective of this year’s graduates from The Royal Drawing School.

 

 

 

 

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