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Members of the public are invited to view a range of displays showcasing work produced by talented art, design and media students from Stafford College, part of Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) at the 2019 end-of-year exhibition, Arts 2019, which opens to the public on Saturday 15 June from 10am to 2pm at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford town centre.

The annual art exhibition, which is to be hosted at the Shire Hall Gallery in the heart of Stafford town centre, encompasses all creative subjects from the College’s creative faculty, which includes: art, fashion, illustration, graphic design, games design, media and photography.

There will be a private viewing for the exhibition on Friday 14 June from 6pm to 8pm, following which, the exhibition will open to the public on Saturday 15 June from 10am until 2pm. Thereafter, the exhibition will be open on the following days...

  • Monday 17 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 18 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 19 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 20 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Friday 21 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 22 June: 10am - 12pm (Fashion show at 11.30am)
  • Monday 24 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 25 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 26 June: 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 27 June: 10am - 4pm

The renowned Shire Hall Gallery has once again re-opened especially to house the College’s prestigious art exhibition which has risen in popularity over the years and expects to welcome hundreds of visitors keen to view the work of some of the most talented students in and around Staffordshire.

Mike Kelly, Group Head of Creative Arts and Media at NSCG, said: “Our annual Art Exhibition is known locally as a visual extravaganza and we’re thrilled we’ve been able to return to the Shire Hall Gallery once again to exhibit. We have some brilliant students at Stafford College, who will go on to forge exciting careers in the UK’s creative industries. Our end-of-year exhibition is a great way for them to showcase their creativity and celebrate their achievement with the local community.”

The College offers art, design and media courses at various levels, including A Levels and vocational qualifications targeted to schools leavers and university-level courses targeted to adults.

For more information about Stafford College’s Art Exhibition or Art and Design courses at the College, visit, email or call 01785 223800.

Take a look at our gallery of images from last year's exhibition to get a feel for what to expect at this year's show.