Keep your Postcards from the Edge works coming in…

Team Barnabas would like to announce that the extremely popular ‘Postcards from the Edge’ exhibition which was originally set to commence for just a limited period (October-Christmastime) is now going to become a permanent fixture of the gallery. The inclusive and fresh nature of the Postcards project has made it something we want to stick around and become a […]

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Why not join the Barnabas Book Club?

The next meeting of the bookworms shall commence on Saturday 27th October. October’s Reading Material: THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot Barnabas Arts House is a creative hub where all aspects of the arts can be appreciated. The Book Club is held on the last Saturday of each month and meets to give people the […]

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Prepare to be Scared: Halloween Poetry Performance

Friday 26th October 8:00pm til 9:30pm Haitian Voodoo Priest Baron Samedi is in town. Prepare to be scared… the Baron will give a performance of poetry, story-telling and incantations on the theme of Halloween. Draw near, draw near and risk to fear… DISCLAIMER: This performance is not suitable for very young children or those of […]

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Designer & Maker Handmade Christmas Fair STALLS AVAILABLE!

The Barnabas Designer & Maker Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 10th November between 10am – 4pm. Our exciting festive fair provides an opportunity for makers and creatives of all wares to have a stall at a collective celebrating handmade items and originality. The Designer & Maker Handmade Christmas Fair will provide a selection […]

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Mary Coughlan tickets now available

Mary Coughlan is bringing her international The Whole Affair Tour to Barnabas Arts House in October.  Bluesy Irish singer-songwriter, Mary Coughlan shall grace the alter of our former Pillgwenlly church on Friday 19th October putting the building’s marvellous natural acoustics to good use. Tickets are priced at £17.00 each and are available directly from the […]

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE: JOHN GODDARD EXHIBITION

John Goddard: His Life’s Works is the largest exhibition that Barnabas Arts House has ever hosted.  Spanning the three floors of the arts house and consisting of 125 pieces of this recognised artist’s work, it has been hugely successful. This Saturday (8th) September marks the last day of this landmark show and the last opportunity for collectors […]

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Wave hits New Ruperra Street

All week during the 3rd Annual Barnabas Fringe Festival the street art master, Alex Arnell  did us the honour of hosting an Art Workshop.  This is a glimpse of the street mural across the road from us in progress. Newport has a connection with waves, what with our giant river-side sculpture and this is a take on […]

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Barnabas Book Club

Barnabas Arts House is a creative hub where all aspects of the arts can be appreciated. The Book Club is held on the last Saturday of each month and meets to give people the opportunity to feed their love of literature and share their appreciation of the written word with like-minded folk. The next meeting […]

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POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE SUBMISSIONS CALL!

Barnabas Arts House is now open for submissions to its ‘Postcards from the Edge’ exhibition to be held later this year. The show’s concept is that all works exhibited are postcard sized. Entrants can put forward any medium (photography, watercolour, oil, acrylic, mixed media, pencil drawings, 3D, etc) as long as it is in-keeping with […]

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Wonderful Wales Exhibition

Barnabas Arts House hosts Wonderful Wales – a Welsh Landscape Art Exhibition between 15th September and 3rd October (Tuesday – Saturday, 9am- 5pm). Bringing the Welsh countryside to the inner city, the exhibition features artists David Bellamy, Jantien Powell, David Haswell, Jamie Routley, Rita Lawrence, Winnie Kwong Kwen-Shan, Glenn Carney, Alex Arnell, Mark Williams & Philip Muirden. Paintings exhibited are traditional landscape […]

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New Website

Here at Barnabas Arts House, we are pleased to announce our brand spanking new website! We’ve made it easier to find out what’s going on in our little bit of art heaven slap bang in the middle of Pillgwenlly, Newport – and we’ll also be keeping you updated with other bits of news and exciting […]

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