Upcoming Events







‘Drop-In’ Portrait Sessions at White Moose with Hester Berry :

 Every Tuesday  2 – 4 pm

£10 per person 

Drawing boards provided

Bring your own materials

Drinks on donation


I am very happy to tell you that Hester Berry will be taking over the portrait sessions on Tuesdays at White Moose. Hester has exhibited her beautifully textured paintings widely across the UK and has been selected for various awards, including being shortlisted for Sky’s Portrait Artist of the Year competition in 2014. See some of Hester’s paintings here.

Drawing boards will be provided, but please bring your own drawing materials. A different clothed model will be booked each week, male/female alternating.These sessions are opportunity to hone your skills and to practice and develop, with guidance on offer from Hester Berry. All abilities welcome to this friendly informal group.

For further details, or to book call 01271 379872. Numbers will be restricted to around twelve maximum.


Past Events



Patrick Jones Retrospective : Day Trip to Exeter

24 March 2017                           

Ticket price : 

£35.00 per person 

White Moose are organising a mini bus day trip to visit the Patrick Jones No Pasaran Exhibition at 45 Preston Street ( formerly Spacex gallery) on Friday 24 March, Leaving Barnstaple, at 9 : 30 am. Leaving Exeter at 3:30 pm.

In conjunction with his White Moose Language of Colour exhibition in Barnstaple, Patrick is holding a major retrospective of his work in this Exeter gallery. White Moose are organising a mini bus day trip to visit the Patrick Jones No Pasaran Exhibition at 45 Preston Street ( formerly Spacex gallery) on Friday 24 March, Leaving Barnstaple, at 9 : 30 am. Leaving Exeter at 3:30 pm.

This day trip offers the opportunity to meet and chat with Patrick Jones about the works on show and discover elements of his amazing career in the art world, both in the UK and in New York. The day will include a break for lunch and an afternoon visit to RAMM to view Hiroshige’s Japan: Stations of the Tokaido Road.

Pick up points : Barnstaple Leisure Centre car park entrance on Seven Brethren, Bishops Tawton outside The Old Forge B&B and Umberleigh Station. For further details of pick up times and details of the day please contact or call  01271 379872.

Numbers limited to fourteen on the mini bus, so early booking is essential and only confirmed by payment. 



Patrick Jones : Artist in Conversation

Wednesday 1 March :  Starts at 6:30 pm 

£6, to include a drink on arrival

Patrick Jones will be in conversation with White Moose partner Julie Gavin, discussing his career and latest works in his exhibition, The Language of Colour.

Gaining exhibitions at the Hayward, ICA and Serpentine galleries early on in his painting career, which marked him out as an abstract painter of exceptional promise. He then went to New York where he trained with some of the important abstract expressionists.

Discover insights to this fascinating abstract painter during this informal in conversation

Booking advisable ; 01271 379872 or email;

Photography by John Andow




Patrick Jones : Abstract Painting Masterclass Day

Thursday 23 February : 10am – 4.30pm –  Now Fully Booked 

Thursday 2  March : 10am – 4.30pm –   Now Fully Booked 

This special, one-day masterclass is being organised by White Moose to coincide with Patrick’s ‘The Language of Colour’ exhibition in the Barnstaple gallery.

The masterclass will be held at The Sandy Brown Museum, The Old Glove Factory, Appledore on Thursday 2nd March from 10 am through to 4.30pm.

Masterclass day: £60 per person : to book call; 01271 379872 or email;

Photography by John Andow





POP x Vandal: Drink ‘n’ Draw

Friday 20 January 2017

7 – 10pm

£3 on the door

price includes 1 free drink.

POP x Vandal will be hosting an eclectic evening of young local art talent, music, food and drink. Aimed at providing a platform for young creative talent from the local area there will be live screen-printing, food, music and a ‘temporary’ tattoo parlor and of course lots of drawing! Come along pick up a pen and get creative!

It’s important to break down barriers, to celebrate what people are doing locally, but to also encourage everyone to get creative’ – says Lucy from POP.

Join local artists: Lewis Richards, Hayley Whetter, Jose WalkerDarren ShaddickColin WhitfeildHester Berry and Daniel Kehily – Jones.

Come along, pick up a pen and get creative!

For more information check our facebook  event or





Special ‘Meet the Artist’ day during ‘Ornament’ exhibition.

16th December 2016

from 11.30am – 7pm

Free Event

Ceramicist, Chris Taylor will be in the gallery all day chatting informally about the work on show and the processes involved in making his ceramics. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served throughout the day and continue into the late evening opening.

This specially arranged event is a great chance to discover what makes this ceramicist tick, plus enjoy seeing his work in our lovely space

For further details, call White Moose on 01271 379872.



Information on current, upcoming and past exhibitions