All aboard for Heseltine Gallery's art game afternoon

Board game fans and art lovers will have a unique opportunity to combine the two during an afternoon with a game designer and artist at the Chenderit School's Heseltine Gallery.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 13th September 2018, 4:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th September 2018, 4:08 pm
Cally Trench Whirlpools and  Lifebelts NNL-181009-165301001
Cally Trench Whirlpools and Lifebelts NNL-181009-165301001

Artist Cally Trench, one of the country’s most inventive games designers will offer tips to players trying out her creations during a fundraising event on Saturday, September 22 between 2pm and 4pm.

Cally has devised eight board games, each one original and playable yet also a one-off artwork.

Bearing intriguing names, such as Gravestones and Dry Bones, Shopping Spree and Trees Versus Axemen, they are for two-to-four players of any age and take up to 20 minutes each.

The unusual game-playing opportunity coincides with Cally and her artist brother, Nick Trench, staging a joint portraiture show at the Heseltine Gallery

Their Siblings Cannot Agree free show runs till September 29, displaying portraits of themselves and each other. Nick Trench will also be at the gallery during the game-playing afternoon to talk about the exhibition.

Tickets to the board game event are £6 for adults and£4 for children (16 or under).

Buy in advance at or pay on the door.