About Us

  • The Gardens Gallery is run for the benefit of the community by providing an art exhibition space and to enable other arts-related activities within the building.
  • The gallery space is available for hire to local artists for a minimum of one week up to a maximum of 4 weeks.
  • The gallery is managed by a Consortium of volunteers from 5 local art groups who have formed a Community Interest Company (CIC) for the purpose.

The 5 founding art groups are :

  • The Cheltenham Art Club
  • The Cheltenham Group of Artists
  • Cheltenham Open Studios
  • Cotswold Art Club
  • The Fosseway Artists

The Gardens Gallery Community Interest Company is run by a Board of Directors comprising :


Bob Gower Director – Acting Chairman
Brian Carvell Director – Finance & Company Secretary
Frances Arrow Director – Booking Secretary
Caroline Davis Director – Gallery Facilities

The day to day running of the gallery is administered by a Management Committee comprising the Directors plus :

Shelagh Hancox Minute Secretary
Becky Turner Marketing Officer
Mini Davis Gallery Caretaker
Bill Bacon Gallery Liaison Officer
Keith Davis Gallery Liaison Officer
Heather Woodward Gallery Liaison Officer
Councillor Diggory Seacome
Nicky Whitfield  

If you are a local artist and interested in hiring the gallery please click on “Information for Artists