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Community Art Wall

Leigh Community Centre host their own Community Art Wall with regular art exhibitions from local artists and groups. The Community Art Wall is open to those who have sufficient pieces of work to fill the space. There is no charge but applications are subject to the Community Centre's Terms and Conditions. 

Interested? Request an application pack from the Community Centre reception or e-mail us directly.  Artists and groups with a connection to the Leigh-on-Sea area will be given priority. 

The Artist in Residence and Art Wall initiatives are part of Leigh Town Council's commitment to promote the provision of accessible social, recreational, educational and cultural facilities within the town for the benefit of the community and visitors. 

Find out more about our current exhibitions by visiting our Instagram page. 

Current Exhibition: "Art in the Attic"

Leigh Community Centre is pleased to welcome a new exhibition on their Community Art Wall, from our joint Artist in Residence - Kerry Doyland and Susan Allen, with works included by Annabelle Brotherton, Amanda Jackson and Terry Sibson. 

"Art in the Attic" is a collection of works compiled by the group of artists who regularly meet in the Community Centre attic studio to hold life drawing and still life sessions.

The exhibition will be on display until 26th May 2022. 

Past Exhibitions 

  • 2022 - "Three Kindred Spirits" by Chrissie Bayliss, Kiki Reynolds and Allie Watson
  • 2022 - "The Latent Image" by The Minus 5 Collective
  • 2022 - Peter's Painters
  • 2021 - "Elements" by Mary Doyle, Hannah Faraway and Sally Faraway
  • 2021 - RBL Centenary Leigh Poppy Trail 
  • 2021 - Open Arts Essex
  • 2021 - Susan Allen, Kerry Doyland and Friends 
  • 2020 - Nicola Osborne and Amanda Westbury
  • 2019 - Leigh Community Centre Art Groups 
  • 2019 - The -5 Community Collective 
  • 2019 - Darren Jones 
  • 2019 - Create 98
  • 2019 - Malcolm Blake-Lawson
  • 2019 - Southend Adult Community College (part of the 2019 Leigh Art Trail) 
  • 2019 - Claire Atherton
  • 2019 - Ann Chadwick and John Pearman 
  • 2019 - John Harwood
  • 2019 - Youth Market Collaboration with with works by Faith Beswick, Alfie Winters, Amy Lambert & Alicia Hodson
  • 2018 - Drawing in the Park Group 
  • 2018 - Face2Face Arts Chapliancy 
  • 2018 - Leigh Art Trail Members "Drawing to an End" 
  • 2018 - Leigh Art Trail Members "Painting with Light" 
  • 2018 - Leigh Art Trail Members - “Our Rebellious Artists Summer Show”
  • 2018 - Southend Adult Community College 
  • 2018 - Leigh Art Trail Members "Figuratvely Speaking" 
  • 2018 - Leigh Art Trail Members "Ley of the Land"