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Friday, May 27, 2016

27th May -10th June  2016 Bishop’s Stortford Rotary Club Competition   This competition is something the Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford has organised for the last few years with five local Primary schools. To ensure all the schools have a chance to enter Rotary Club selects 4/5 different ones each year and invite them to participate. To set up the competition they  have a local Artist Margaret Blascoes who firstly identify the subject matter, after which she proceeds to judge the best entries and awards 1st 2nd  and3rd places for which the Rotary Club gives a prize.   A whole lot...

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Gallery Closed on the 10th June

Friday, May 27, 2016

Please be aware that the Rhodes Gallery will be closed on Friday 10th June for examinations of the Hockerill School art exhibition.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

We are currently looking for a new Technical Manager to join our team!

The Rhodes Arts Complex is a multi-purpose Arts Complex in Bishops Stortford comprising the 300 seat Bishops Stortford Theatre, The Bishops Stortford Museum, a gallery, Dance studio and other rooms for rehearsal and hire.

We are seeking to employ a new Technical Manager to oversee the technical requirements of this increasingly busy and successful venue.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience at either Technical Manager or Senior Technician level. The role requires experience of receiving touring music and theatre shows, line management experience in order to manage the full-time technician and an understanding of industry standard lighting desks and digital sound desks.

The venue produces its own work including a large-scale (44 show run) pantomime so experience of working on large shows and musicals is essential.

Experience of programming and operating Qlab would also be an advantage.

For more information and an application form, please contact Paula Holland at, or for an informal chat, call Phil Dale on 01279 710 203.

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by M.Brown

Revival of Suprematism

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 2-27th 2016 Art Flashes – as the part of the project artist Michael Brown is the first to exhibit in the Rhodes Gallery his drawings- pen and ink. Title: Compass and ruler In the style of Russian Suprematism and specially inspired by Ljubov Popova, revival of this art focused on basic geometric forms such as circles, squares, lines and rectangles, all in black and white ink  is fascinating to view. The event will be completed by the artist himself being present for a day and explaining the process of the formation.   In Russia 1915 Kazimir Malevich who was...

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Rhodes is a vibrant, successful venue in the heart of Bishop's Stortford which attracts more than 100,000 visitors per year. Sponsorship of the arts offers excellent value for money! Find out more