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Art Gallery Event Space

A great multi-functional space for hire

The upper floor of our beautiful barn is a great multi-function space, which can be used as a classroom, art gallery, shop, event space or meeting room. It’s available to hire at competitive rates throughout the year. 

Current Exhibition

Hengistbury Head Land Train at 50: 50 years of joy, headlines and nostalgia.

March 30th – August 5th


The Land Train at Hengistbury Head has been a feature of the landscape since 1968, but the ride has not always been smooth. For a small, family-run train service, it has had an unusual amount of headlines and controversy, but holds a large place in the hearts of the community. This exhibition explores the story of the resilient Land Train from 1968 to present day.

Upcoming Exhibition

Hengistbury Head Summer Open

August 9th – October 7th


A display of local, artistic talent celebrating summer at Hengistbury Head. Featuring artists: Maxine Walter, Caroline Streatfield-Chalk, Sarah Humby and Jayne Soakell.


Want to show your works at Hengistbury Head? We welcome all interest in exhibiting in our upstairs gallery.

Download our Exhibition Interest form and Exhibition Terms and Conditions, and submit completed forms to

Please include examples of your work. We look for works that link to Hengistbury Head, whether that be views of the local area, coastal scenes, landscapes, wildlife. Other themes may also be considered.

The suitability of your works to Hengistbury Head will be assessed by a panel and you will be informed of the outcome in due course. We look forward to seeing your submissions.

Thank you for your interest.

Please contact us at the Centre to talk about your requirements and availability.

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