If a telephone box could speak, what would it remember?
What’s the afterlife of a party line, the love song of an answerphone?
How do you telephone a thought, a dream?...

Step inside the Brightwell telephone box, the smallest
art space in Oxfordshire, and explore telephony-inspired
words. A simple phone call may never ever be the same again!

Robert Seatter
Allsorts pupils admire their installed artworks
Allsorts pupils admire their installed artworks

The Red Box Gallery can be found at the heart of the village. Opened at Easter 2013, Oxfordshire's smallest art space hosts exhibitions by local and national artists and poets as well as clubs, societies and schools. The ambition of the Gallery is to use the iconic box to provide a backdrop for visually impressive exhibits that that will make people think about Brightwell cum Sotwell, its locale and its people - or just create something beautiful or even thought provoking.

Exhibits are changed every few months and new ideas are always welcome. If you are keen to exhibit, please contact Robert Seatter telephone 07739 300258

Click here to hear the Red Box Gallery featured on the Lilley Mitchell afternoon show on Radio Oxford, 16 April 2019

Exhibits to date:

July 2019 - Jack and the Beanstalk
March 2019 - What Makes the Character of Our Village
January 2016 - Robert Gibbins (Steve Capel Davies)
Christmas 2015 - Allsorts Pre School (Tash Hillier)
November 2015 - England in France - Illustrations by village resident Sydney R Jones depicting scenes from the First World War to commemorate its 100 year anniversary (Jason Debney)
October 2015 - Apple Celebration
July 2015 - London Transport Posters featuring the Thames (Jason Debney)
March 2015 - Pictures from the Path - Watercolours by Marion Symes

Christmas 2014 featuring mistletoe
November 2014 - Brightwell Bees
September 2014 - Poems from the Phone Box (Robert Seatter)
July 2014 - France (Allsorts Pre School)
January 2014 - Scenes of Village Life (Eric Dore and Keith Brooks)

Christmas 2013
November 2013 - Women's Institute (Anne Brooker)
September 2013 - Harvest Festival
July 2013 - Illustrations by Sydney R Jones (Jason Debney)
April 2013 - 'Beneath the Waves' (Allsorts Pre School)

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