Follow The Shed’s Broadchurch Art Trail in West Bay

Broadchurch and its Landscape exhibition, advertised at West Bay, Dorset

In the run-up to the ‘Broadchurch and its Landscape’ exhibition at the Salt House, The Shed Photography is displaying a ‘Jurassic Art Trail’ around West Bay.

Prints of local scenes, made famous by the ITV series Broadchurch, will be displayed outdoors until Wednesday, 20th May. The ‘Broadchurch and its Landscape’ exhibition will be at the Salt House from 1st – 4th May, 10:30am to 5:30pm.

Prints mounted outdoors in West Bay for The Shed's Broadchurch and its landscape exhibition

The exhibition has been co-curated by The Yarn’s Art Director Stephen Banks who, when he isn’t assembling page layouts for the monthly print edition, is out photographing Dorset’s landscapes at night. Photographers chosen for the exhibition are Andy White, Pete Hackett, Sam Rose, Nathalie Roberts, Stephen Banks, Ollie Taylor, Rob Nolan and Bob Healey. There will also be drawings and prints by Paula Youens, sculpture by Pete Hackett and further images by Charles Headey, Catherine Gillingham, Rachael Talibart, Tricia Scott, Christine Santostefano, Sarah Broome, Gina Williams and Liz Shewan and Chelsea Davine.

Archway to Heaven by Stephen Banks
Stephen’s Archway to Heaven photograph, at one corner of West Bay Harbour

Chris Chibnall, the author of Broadchurch, will be opening the exhibition and attending the private view on Thursday, 30th April, at 5pm. Then on Saturday, 2nd May, at 7pm, Stephen will give a talk on astrophotography in and around the dark skies of Dorset. John Wokersien, trustee and chair of the Jurassic Coast Communities Forum, will give a talk on the importance of the communities along the Jurassic Coast.

Find out more about the exhibition on The Shed Photography’s blog.

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