Launch Event – Martyrs’ Gallery, Lewes
Date TBC: Join us to mark the formal launch of our fundraising programme by joining us for a drinks reception at Martyrs’ Gallery in Lewes, where the campaign to save Pilgrim’s Progress originally began when the Chair of our Trustees, Tony Delves, and Martyrs’ Director Alex Grey hatched a plan to stop the bulldozers in their tracks.
Pilgrim’s Progress Art Workshops – St Elisabeth’s Crypt, Eastbourne
Date TBC: A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the mural in its original setting for the last time before conservation work begins, producing drawings and paintings in a variety of media under the guidance of our experienced art tutors, Rachael Adams and Pat Thornton (artschool.site).
The Last Open Day – St Elisabeth’s Crypt, Eastbourne
Date TBC: A final opportunity to visit the mural in its original setting before the crypt closes for the conservation work to begin.
The Pilgrim’s Progress Story – Martyrs’ Gallery, Lewes
17 August-1 September (Weekends and Bank Holiday Monday only), 12-5pm
As part of the Artwave Festival, Martyrs’ Gallery presents an exhibition of art and film celebrating Pilgrim’s Progress and the campaign to save it.
A programme of events and talks is planned throughout the southeast over the summer and autumn – check back for more information.