British Art Show 6


Castlefield Gallery is proud to have been chosen as a venue for the Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition The British Art Show 6. This survey show tours to Manchester from BALTIC, Gateshead and presents 50 artists and artists’ groups from the current British contemporary art scene, shown across numerous venues. Selected by renowned curators Alex Farquharson and Andrea Schlieker, the exhibition features a range of artistic practice from painting and sculpture, to film, video and performance, with a number of artists utilising a combination of these disciplines.

Read more

WEBSITE LAUNCH: The Art Guide www.theartguide.co.uk

24/11/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

The Art Guide is a detailed listings website, which gives you access to exclusive information on the best of the visual arts activity in the North West region; including art fairs, artist book launches, exhibition previews, open studio days, talks, conferences, and live art performances.

Register your details to subscribe to a regular e-newsletter and receive your personal invite to forthcoming events.

If you are a promoter, access the website or contact Castlefield Gallery on guide@castlefieldgallery.co.uk for more information on how to become a member.

Read more

‘Compendium’-Original and Edition Works from our Print Portfolio Artists


Castlefield Gallery has invited the 8 artists from our Print Portfolio to showcase original artworks alongside their exclusive limited edition prints.

Artists: Gordon Cheung, Elaine Constantine, Rachel Goodyear, Tom Hackney, Chris Jones, Mark Leckey, Olivia Plender, Carole Romaya.

Read more

PureScreen #12: A Haunting

28/10/2005 / 17:00 - 18:00

A programme of recent artist film and video curated by Castlefield Gallery, Manchester in association with A Haunting (a multi-disciplinary and multi-site project taking place in Manchester, 28th October – 3rd November 2005, which has been curated by Jonathan Carson and Vicki Wheeler.)

Read more

LAUNCH – Wideshut Magazine – Collaborative Editions

06/10/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

WIDESHUT presents the first in the series of collaborative editions, working with a number of key producers in the arts, including visual arts, film, music, and others…


Read more

Olivia Plender – Artist’s Talk

07/10/2005 / 14:00 - 16:00

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

Olivia Plender will be giving a talk about her practice and exhibition ‘The Medium and Daybreak’.

Read more

‘Critical Object’ – Talk with Jeanne Randolph

13/10/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

As part of Castlefield Gallery’s continuing series of talks examining the relationships between artists and other practitioners, eminent Canadian writer Jeanne Randolph presents her idiosyncratic approach to writing on culture; combining narrative, psychoanalysis and critical theory to create dialogues with artworks.

Read more

Olivia Plender – ‘The Medium and Daybreak’


(including collaborations with Matthew Darbyshire, Celia Plender and a film by Nick Laessing)

Castlefield Gallery is proud to present Olivia Plender’s first solo exhibition, ‘The Medium and Daybreak’. The exhibition features a wide range of works, including new commissions especially for Castlefield, a new film produced in collaboration with Grizedale Arts and the latest installment of Plender’s comic ‘The Masterpiece’, published by Castlefield Gallery Publications in collaboration with Wideshut Magazine.

Read more

‘The New Art Institution: Diversification and Reforms in the Common Agricultural Policy’

08/09/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

Castlefield Gallery presents a discussion with Alistair Hudson, Deputy Director at Grizedale Arts, and Juneau Projects (artists Philip Duckworth and Ben Sadler.)

Read more

Neil Mulholland ‘In Conversation’ with artists from ‘The Garden’

19/08/2005 / 14:00 - 16:00

Neil Mulholland will be ‘In Conversation’ with Neil Bickerton, Tommy Grace and Kate Owens, discussing issues surrounding ‘The Garden’ and the artists’ work.

Read more