Naze Tower Art Gallery

Naze Tower open for Heritage, Culture, Food and Spectacular Views

The Naze Tower re-opens its doors for the 2018 season and will be open every day 10am to 5pm until 31st October.

The 86ft historic landmark is dramatically situated on the cliffs at the Naze – its roof-viewing platform gives 360-degree panoramic views of coastal Essex and Suffolk. Inside, the tower houses a museum about the history of the Tower and the Naze, a tea rooms with seating inside and outside and an art gallery.

Throughout the 2018 season three art exhibitions are programmed. Work by around 38 established and emerging artists from East Anglia in a wide range of media, from painting and photography to ceramics and glass will be on show.

Each year we choose Tower Favourites who will show different work throughout the season.

Highlights of the mixed show… 2018

Emma Wren will be showing her latest collection of flamboyant hummingbirds, charismatic hares and stunning meadow flowers. Created with inks and vivid watercolours, Emma’s contemporary paintings and prints capture these wild characters in their natural surroundings. Set on innovative, textural backgrounds they reflect the influence of her textile design training.

Karen Risby will be exhibiting a collection of her distinctive and popular ceramic wall hangings. Karen’s ceramics are an extension of her love of drawing, exploring pattern and line she takes inspiration from nature, myth and story telling. Birds are a prominent feature of her work interweaved with landscapes, people and places.

Nicky Sheales is known for making quirky, hand built ceramics. Much of her work has a nautical theme inspired by her surroundings on the Essex coast. Her pieces also reflect her passion for nature and story telling.

Liz Huxley turned her hobby of bird watching into a passion for photography. She finds inspiration at the wonderful nature reserves and coast in Essex.

Ophelia Mills, creates beautiful contemporary jewellery from up-cycled porcelain mounted in solid silver; transforming 20th century British iconic porcelain into striking pieces. Each year Angela Bamford and Alison Tew also create a new body of silver jewellery exclusively for the Tower, get in quick to snap these unique handcrafted pieces up. This year sea creatures will feature!

Tel: 01255 852519

Open in 2018:

1st April-31st October everyday 10am – 5pm

Admission Prices in 2018:

£3 adult,£2.50 seniors/students

£2 child under 16s/under 4s free

£8 Family: 2 adults & up to 4 children

Free admission to Tearooms in Tower