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Whats on in Surrey this February

Linda Seward’s detailed diary of the best of what’s on in theatre, music, exhibitions, arts, sports and countryside over the coming weeks.
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Horses in Art Reimagined, Watts Gallery
Compton, Guildford - To Sunday 15 April
An unparalleled exhibition at Watts Gallery, Horses in Art Reimagined celebrates how contemporary artists depict the horse and is inspired by G F Watts’ equestrian sculpture, Physical Energy. Diverse media will be on show including photography, collagraph, oil painting and sculpture. Visitors have a unique opportunity to see and buy work by eight of the foremost equestrian artists of today: Helena Bowen, Philippa Cannan, Alex Jakob-Whitworth, Heather Jansch, Victoria Keeble, Kate Lloyd, Jo Taylor and Sarah Young. The image, right, is entitled Pearl Horse by Kate Lloyd whose photography of horses in the wild provides a unique glimpse into their lives.


Above: Pearl Horse by Kate Lloyd
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Simply Aston Martin
Beaulieu, West Sussex - Sunday 8 April

Some advance notice is required for this stand-out event, the first of Beaulieu’s new season as Britain’s most revered motoring marque is celebrated in style with more than 300 Aston Martins roaring into the grounds of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Last year’s display included rarities such as an original DB1 from the late 1940s and the marque’s new arrival DB11. Organisers are hoping 2018’s event will build on this success and contain a diverse display of historic models, post-war classics and modern-day favourites. Admission tickets to this event include entrance to all Beaulieu attractions, including the National Motor Museum, the World of Top Gear, On Screen Cars, Beaulieu Abbey and its beautiful grounds and gardens.


Above: Simply Aston Martin 2017 at Beaulieu PHOTO COPYRIGHT: BEAULIEU.CO.UK