Local artist exhibition in Villano café

Brownsea Island shoreline 2016 by Lizzy Short

Inspired by Brownsea Island and the surrounding area, local artist Lizzy Short has a selection of her work on display in the Villano café.

This season, the Villano cafe is host to a display of work from the winners of a local art competition. The work of Lizzy Short is on display and available to buy until the end of October 2016.

Lizzy trained at the Laird School of Art and Falmouth School of Art, gaining a BA in Fine Art. Teaching art for many years at local secondary schools, she is currently working as a freelance fine art facilitator at The Seaview Centre, Poole.

"My passion is capturing landscapes, working 'en plein air' in the beautiful local surroundings of Poole's harbour and beaches, Studland and. most recently, Brownsea Island situated in Poole Harbour."

Find out more about Lizzy and her work on her website www.lizzyshort.com

For upcoming opportunities to learn from Lizzy in an art workshop on the island, see events on the What's on page.

Upcoming events

Mother's day on Brownsea

Sun 31 Mar 2019
10:00-15:00
Treat your mum to a wonderful walk on Brownsea at this special time of year. Nature is awakening from its winter sleep and is bustling around preparing for the season ahead.

Island life through the ages

Fri 05 Apr 2019
11:00-13:00
Brownsea has a fascinating past featuring celebrities such as Marconi and Baden Powell both of whom were good friends to families that once called the island home.

Easter holiday adventure

Sat 06 Apr 2019
10:00-16:00
Tempt your children away from their tablets these Easter holidays with an adventure on Brownsea Island.

Spring ranger days

Wed 10 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Bring your budding young rangers to the island to join our team and to discover how to conserve nature and to learn some bush craft skills.

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
10:00-16:00
Find out what the Easter bunny is up to on our special Cadbury Easter egg hunt with a Cadbury chocolaty ending.

Outdoor adventure activities

Sat 20 Apr 2019
11:00-12:00
Spring into action this Easter holiday and test your skills at archery or low ropes.