Viewing Room

Fair Ground 2023

11 November – 18 December 2023

God gives all men all earth to love,
But since man’s heart is small,
Ordains for each one spot shall prove
Beloved over all.
Each to his choice, and I rejoice
The lot has fallen to me
In a fair ground – in a fair ground –
Yea, Sussex by the sea!
– Sussex, Rudyard Kipling (1902)

Fair Ground is our annual exhibition of contemporary art in Sussex, a celebration of talent on our doorstep. The title is taken from a musical stanza in Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem Sussex, in which he describes the county as ‘beloved over all’. A hymn to the beauty of place, Kipling saw his enchantment with Sussex as deeply rooted in an understanding of locality, a belief that the cottages, hedgerows, green rolling hills, seafronts, hidden coves and woodlands were all integral part of connecting real people to their historical pasts. Each of the selected works in Fair Ground speak to this idea of myth and memory, continuing to mark Sussex as a place of visual poetry.

This year we present affordable paintings, drawings, prints and textile works by more than 20 artists from across the county: Dawn Aldridge, Julie Annis, Faye Bridgwater, Julian Brown, Joseph Dilnot, Linda Felcey, The Baron Gilvan, Chris Hagan, Fergus Hare, Victoria Homewood, Gabriel Langlands, Janie Longmore, Nancy Martin, Tessa Moldan, Jason Munro, Joe Packer, Dion Salvador Lloyd, Jayne Sandys Renton, Tom Scotcher, Kate Sherman, Agnes Treherne, Thomas Treherne and twofolde.

Fair Ground is on view for all ticket holders and by appointment on view in our downstairs gallery and our historic Old Green Room*.

All prices include VAT. All purchases support our ongoing work #NoOrdinaryOpera.

Download the Fair Ground PDF catalogue here.

For any enquiries, please contact our Curator – nerissa.taysom@glyndebourne.com.

*The Old Green Room will be open pre-performance for 17, 24, 26 & 29 November and 1, 2, 9, 10 & 16 December and all intervals.


Julie Annis
Pink House
Watercolour monotype, collage & pencil on paper
48 x 57 cm
£588.00

Julie Annis
Pilgrim Songs
Oil, ink & dye on stitched cotton
56 x 46 cm
£845.00

Julie Annis
Solar Channel
Watercolour monotype, collage & pencil on paper 46.5 x 60 cm
£588.00

Dawn Aldridge
Elemental
Oil on zinc
20 x 25 cm
SOLD

Faye Bridgwater
Coastal Whispers
Acrylic on wooden panel
46 x 46 cm
£600.00

Faye Bridgwater
Ancient Brow
Acrylic on canvas panel
33.5 x 33.5 cm
£420.00

Faye Bridgwater
Enchanted Echoes
Acrylic on wooden panel
46 x 46 cm
£600.00

Faye Bridgwater
Fiery Farewell
Acrylic on canvas
76 x 76 cm
SOLD

Faye Bridgwater
Tales of the Downs
Acrylic on canvas panel
33.5 x 33.5 cm
SOLD

Julian Brown
The Relics of Gdansk
Acrylic on canvas
80 x 70 cm
SOLD

Joseph Dilnot
Soldier and Poet
Oil & pigment on canvas
50 x 60 cm
£660.00

Joseph Dilnot
The Fence
Oil on paper
15 x 20 cm
£230.00

Joseph Dilnot
Talking to Yourself
Oil on paper
15 x 20 cm
£230.00

Linda Felcey
Corsage VII
Oil on linen on board
17 x 20 cm
£650.00

Linda Felcey
Tulip Verse II
Oil on copper drypoint with Chine Collé
10 x 10 cm
Edition 1/1
£550.00

Linda Felcey
Tulip Verse III
Oil on copper drypoint with Chine Collé
10 x 10 cm
Edition 1/1
£550.00

The Baron Gilvan
FOLIAGE no. 30
Oil on board
19.5 x 18 cm
£450.00

The Baron Gilvan
FOLIAGE no.29, Miniworld
Oil on board
11 x 13 cm
£295.00

The Baron Gilvan
FOLIAGE no.20
Oil on board
19.5 x 18 cm
£450.00

Chris Hagan
Two Trees
Oil on linen
30 x 40 cm
£575.00

Chris Hagan
Message from a Friend
Oil on canvas board
61 x 53 cm
£1,125.00

Fergus Hare
Curvature
Acrylic on paper laid on board
37 x 53 cm
£2,500.00

Fergus Hare
Taskmaster
Acrylic on paper laid on board
63.5 x 45 cm
£2,500.00

Victoria Homewood
Jill’s Studio, East Lothian Scotland
Oil on canvas
60 x 80 cm
£1,100.00

Victoria Homewood
Phoebe’s Window
Oil on board
50 x 65 cm
SOLD

Victoria Homewood
Tika Gvaviashuili’s Window, Zillertal, Austria
Gouache on board
15 x 20 cm
SOLD

Gabriel Langlands
Land
Ink & gouache on paper
37 x 56 cm
SOLD

Gabriel Langlands
Downs Near Devil’s Jumps
Ink & gouache on paper
37 x 56 cm
SOLD

Gabriel Langlands
The Countryside
Ink & gouache on paper
37 x 56 cm
SOLD

Janie Longmore
Sussex Book Stack
Oil on linen
30 x 40 cm
£975.00

Janie Longmore
Apples on Pink
Oil on linen
30 x 40 cm
£875.00

Nancy Martin
Fleeting Touch
Oil on wooden panel
43 x 34 cm
£600.00

Nancy Martin
Watching Me, Watching You
Oil on wooden panel
79 x 65 cm
£800.00

Tessa Moldan
At the Water’s Edge
Acrylic on wood panel
22 x 37 cm
SOLD

Jason Munro
Macro Astera
Oil on birch ply
23 x 29 cm
SOLD

Jason Munro
High on Bindweed
Oil on birch ply
23 x 29 cm
£250.00

Joe Packer
S.B Blue Shadows (Study)
Acrylic on canvas
30 x 40 cm
£800.00

Joe Packer
Shadowdance
Acrylic on canvas
30 x 40 cm
£800.00

Dion Salvador Lloyd
Chalkfield
Oil on Fabriano paper
25 x 25 cm
£2,150.00

Dion Salvador Lloyd
Windmill Hill
Oil on Fabriano paper
25 x 25 cm
£2,150.00

Dion Salvador Lloyd
Nightshade
Oil on gesso panel
25 x 20 cm
£2,000.00

Dion Salvador Lloyd
Prelude
Oil on gesso panel
25 x 20 cm
£2,000.00

Jayne Sandys Renton
Faded Echo
Oil on canvas
124 x 103 cm
£1,700.00

Jayne Sandys Renton
A time without tears
Oil on canvas
124 x 103 cm
£1,700.00

Tom Scotcher
The Ouse (Autumn Morning)
Oil on a pair of canvases
37 x 43.5 cm
£740.00

Tom Scotcher
Woodland stream near Newtimber
Oil on a pair of canvases
80.6 x 80.6 cm
£1,080.00

Tom Scotcher
Grassland approaching the chalkpit
Oil on canvas
51 x 46.5 cm
SOLD

Tom Scotcher
Chalkpit after Sunset
Oil on canvas
43.2 x 41.6 cm
£700.00

Kate Sherman
Blossom, dusk
Oil on panel
70 x 50 cm
£1,400.00

Agnes Treherne
Flints
Oil on birch
53 x 61 cm
SOLD

Agnes Treherne
Sharnden 
Oil on birch
53 x 61 cm
SOLD

Agnes Treherne
The Kiwi Plant
Oil on birch
53 x 61 cm
£2,000.00

Thomas Treherne
Sunrise over Witherenden
Oil on paper
29.5 x 42 cm
£1,500.00

Thomas Treherne
Dawn Sky over Inkster’s Paddocks
Oil on paper
27 x 37.5 cm
£1,500.00

Thomas Treherne
Bright Cloud at Sunrise
Oil on paper
29.5 x 42 cm
£1,500.00

twofolde
Interlinked Space
Dead-stock wool, Witney wool blankets and wooden dowel (hand-tufted hanging)
60 x 32 cm
Edition 4/10
£230.00

twofolde
Vessel Arrangement
Dead-stock wool, Witney wool blankets and wooden dowel (hand-tufted hanging)
60 x 32 cm
Edition 1/10
SOLD

twofolde
Bound Vessels
Dead-stock wool, Witney wool blankets and wooden dowel (hand-tufted hanging)
60 x 32 cm
Edition 1/10
SOLD

twofolde
Four Vessels & Strings
Dead-stock linen and wooden dowel
90 x 40 cm
Edition 5/10
£115.00

twofolde
Chevron Arrangement
Dead-stock linen and wooden dowel
190 x 40 cm
Edition 1/1
£600.00


Image credit: Tessa Moldan, At the Water’s Edge, 2023, acrylic on board, photograph by Graham Carlow

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