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For The Love of Driftwood

The Art of Beachcombing I love beachcombing! Extraordinary treasures can be found along the seashore. You can let your imagination run wild with the journey they have had to reach the great British coastline! What I have learnt recently is that beaches collect...

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These Boots Were Made For Walking !

Sally, Daisy and The Mighty Hike On July 10th Sally, Daisy and a group of intrepid mighty hikers will be taking part in Macmillan’s Mighty Hike   https://mightyhikes.macmillan.org.uk/abouton the Gower Peninsula. We were due to do this last year as a family and...

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A Work of Art in Wool and Appreciating Ruth Holden

Proika and Yiayiades I left the UK in my late teens and came back in my early thirties.  Until I moved back to the UK, I had never had carpet in my houses as an adult.  Living in the mediterranean, carpets were frowned upon as unnecessary and quite frankly dirt...

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Riding the Waves of Resilience – Hold on Tight!

Keeping your Head above Water So many changes have happened to most people over the last few months within all walks of life as well as within the arts and culture industries too. With a large amount of the industry being made up of self-employed folks, life changing...

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Where Do They Get Their Inspiration?

I have dabbled with various forms of art over the years purely as an amateur and I have discovered I am definitely happier appreciating other people’s works and looking into the intricacies of the English language  – an art form in itself really! Finding out About The...

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Boats, Tobacco, Lace and Tea…

Josh Sims' paintings, Sarah Nicol's ceramic sceneries and Andy Irwin's raku creations all beautifully depict something we often see passing by as we sit on our lovely beach in Milford; boats. Gliding across the Solent gracefully (or perhaps not so much when the...

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Colouring for All

This week, Tradewinds have launched their Colouring for All project. We want lots of people to get involved, kids, parents, aunts, uncles, professional painters or people who haven’t coloured in decades! All you have to do is pop into our Milford shop and pick up one...

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The Sea , The Forest and some Lovely Limpets

Seeing Sense in Living by the Sea I have always loved living in the forest and being  surrounded by the trees – all that green makes my soul sing. Moving to Milford on Sea just over a year ago left me feeling a little out of sorts that the forest would not be on my...

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Trade Winds Gallery are delighted to be part of the Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) 250 Club. SAS is a marine conservation charity working with communities to protect oceans, waves, beaches and marine life. We are really proud to support the work that they carry out, such as beach clean ups, education and campaigning, and look forward to continuing to be part of the positive change!

Milford On Sea, Hampshire

96 High Street, Milford On Sea, SO41 0QE

Praa Sands, Cornwall

Sunny Studio, Pengersick Lane, Praa Sands, TR20 9RB