Eype Church

Eype Church

Venue 6

Over the past nine years the Eype Church Centre for the Arts at St. Peter’s, Eype has become a viable and well-known and loved venue for artistic events ranging from concerts, literary festivals, theatrical performances, art exhibitions and even a recording studio with splendid acoustics.

Eype Centre for the Arts, St Peter’s Church, Mount Lane, Eype, DT6 6AP.


From Bridport take the A35 west. After 1.1m turn left to New Street Lane, signposted to Eype. After 160m turn right into Mount Lane and the church is 300m on your left. Parking is available on site.

Opening days & times: 11am – 5pm

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We have two artists exhibiting at this beautiful venue this year:


Philippa Young‘s new collection of paintings are inspired by the surrounding landscape and sea. Depending on the atmosphere, light and subject she will paint in either acrylics or watercolours, as for the style it can be impressionistic or realism, however the mood takes her which ultimately is revealed in her paintings.


Billie Willcocks “Sense of place and natural forms are what inspire me. The textural effects of time and weather creating their own composition encourages me to collect raw material and let them create a cameo of the wild landscape. I do not plan a piece – it just evolves.”

6″ x 9″ exhibition 

The 6″x 9″ Exhibition will be hosted at Eype Church alongside artists Philippa Young and Billie Willcocks from 11am–5pm daily and throughout Bridport & West Dorset Open Studios 20–29th August 2016. Participating Bridport Open Studios Artists will be presenting small, collectable art works available to purchase.

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