Valuer and Auctioneer Jennifer Bell

A decade of auctions for Jennifer

Jennifer Bell ASFAV is celebrating her tenth year as part of the team at Chilcotts Auctioneers in Honiton, after what started out as a part-time admin job turned into a full-time career.

Jenny studied for a History degree at Southampton University, followed by a Masters at the University of Exeter. She then started on a self-build project in Wilmington with her partner. In 2014, after...

New exhibitions showcase works created by winners of the THG Open

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton has opened three exciting new exhibitions this spring.

The exhibitions highlight new work created by the winners of the gallery's biennial Open exhibition, and mark the 20th anniversary of Devon Artist Network.

The main gallery comes alive with the vivid paintings of THG Open Winner Sharon James. These large, strongly figurative...

THG Open winners to showcase stunning new work in upcoming exhibition

The prize winners of Thelma Hulbert Gallery's (THG) Open exhibition will feature in a new exhibition at the award-winning gallery.

The winners of THG's biennial open exhibition in 2023 have been invited back to the Honiton-based gallery to exhibit new bodies of work: 'Sharon James #artistmother' and 'Kyle Baker'.

Sharon James #artistmother

This exhibition features...

Tiverton & Honiton MP to open new Daikin sustainable home centre

A brand new, state-of-the-art heat pump showroom and training centre will open its doors in Honiton this week (11th April) to educate homeowners in the region on the benefits of sustainable, low carbon, home heating, and support anyone considering the transition.

Daikin, the UK’s leading heat pump manufacturer continues to grow its Sustainable Home Network to provide training...

John Nettles opens South West Academy exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery

THG welcomed over 100 artists and art lovers to two exhibition openings at the Honiton-based gallery.

John Nettles OBE, President of the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts and also of Bergerac and Midsomer Murders fame, opened the new South West Academy exhibition.

The South West Academy exhibition features key new works by members of the South West Academy of Fine...

Devon and Cornwall police stations officially open enquiry offices

The drive to provide communities in East Devon with more ways to contact the police will be highlighted by a formal opening event at Honiton police station this week.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Alison Hernandez, promised to open 18 Police Enquiry Offices by 2025 and 13 of these are already up and running with others to follow....

Work on 5 new play parks across East Devon to begin soon

New swings, climbing frames and slides are just some of the classics being installed in five brand new play parks across East Devon.

The old parks, in Budleigh, Beer, Exmouth and Honiton, will be completed replaced as part of a £400k district-wide revamp by East Devon District Council (EDDC).

To give children a sneak peek of what they are in for, EDDC has released artists’...

Honiton & Ilfracombe Police Enquiry Offices Open

Two more police station front desks will be available to the public from Monday 5 February with the opening of Honiton and Ilfracombe enquiry offices.

They are the latest to open in one of the biggest campaigns in the country to improve police contact and plans to open even more enquiry offices have also been announced.

From Monday 5 February, people in both Honiton and...

New exhibition imagines solutions to climate change

Local pupils have contributed to a new exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) focusing on the climate emergency.

Mikhail Karikis: Acoustics of Resistance is the first UK showing of a project by international artist Mikhail Karikis. The Weather Orchestra , a 3-channel video installation transforms the gallery space into an indoor weather system. Musicians also perform instruments...

Accoustics of Resistance

THG announces first UK showing of Mikhail Karikis: Acoustics of Resistance

new installation by international artist Mikhail Karikis is to open at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG).

This January, THG will feature the UK début of 'Acoustics of Resistance', a new project by internationally recognised artist Mikhail Karikis focusing on the climate emergency.

Combining visualised climate data, experimental and folk music, the project reflects on our...