What’s on

During these difficult times, we are unable to welcome visitors to the gallery. We are however still open, please support us by visiting our Virtual Gallery where you will be able to see our latest exhibitions.

Opportunity to Participate

Thinking about your next steps after school or college? Like the idea of pursuing a creative career? Then take a look at the new ‘Compose’ webpage.

Compose: A web platform to discover how creative education can help you to compose your future. The world needs creatives.

‘COMPOSE’ is a web platform developed by ‘Natalie Bays of ‘No Collective’, Kirsty Packer of ‘Bluerskies and Lisa Walker of “The Appleby Gallery’, because we want to remind young people that a creative education can help them ‘Compose’ their future, not just for creative careers but for all types of business and enterprise. The world needs creatives.

If you are aged 14-19, we would like to invite you to participate in a live online symposium on April 7th 6-8pm. Local professionals from within the creative industry, will be available to answer your questions about the steps they took to achieve their goals and follow their dreams.

Register via Eventbrite to secure your place.Please take a look at the compose webpage, where you will find a variety of local creative professionals, from architects, designers, photographers and programme managers. We invite you to submit questions before Friday 2nd April, by emailing. Lisa Walker lwalker@fbaokok.co.uk or by visiting the webpage https://www.nocollective.co.uk/compose/4595216080

We also invite you to try your hand at our creative competitions. Submit your work before 16th April and be in for the chance of winning creative prizes! Click here for more details https://www.nocollective.co.uk/compose/4595216080If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on lwalker@fbaok.co.ukLisa WalkerCurator at the Appleby Gallery
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Now showing

Jan+    Exhibition of Childhood

Coming soon


TBC     Hazel Albarn Retrospective

Past Exhibitions


Jan       ‘Dagenham, A Moment in Time’, Josh Law and Catrin Bailey 

Mar     ‘Motive/Motif’, commemorating the Suffragettes, touring exhibition from the LCF

Sep      Contained, Art During a confinement of Pandemic, Viewable online

Oct      Havering Young Artist 2020 

Nov     Ralph Overill

Dec      Staff Photography Competition


Jan       ‘Queering the Art Classroom’ 

Mar     ‘MARCH’, Celebrating Women’s history month

Apr      GCSE Exam Show

May     ‘Going Places’ A-Level Exhibition

Sep      Grand Opening of the new Appleby Gallery

Sep      SACRE, Havering Primary School Exhibition, exploring religious beliefs. 

Oct      Havering Young Artist2019

Nov     Anne Frank Trust

Nov     ‘Movement and Connection’, Isabella Pavitt, Artist Residency and exhibition 

Dec      Staff Photography Competition


Jan       ‘Access Arts Village’ Touring Exhibition from Access Arts.

Feb      ‘One day this glass will break’, Cornelia Parker; Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition.

Mar     ‘Behind Every Great Woman’; Celebrating Women’s history month. 

Apr      ‘The Nature of Light’, outreach exhibition at the Mercury shopping Centre 

Apr      Screen Printing Workshop with Jenny Bell; Big Draw at the Mercury shopping Centre.

May     GCSE Exam Show

Jun       ‘Nothing is Off Limits’ A-Level Exhibition

Jul        ‘Vestige’, Havering College Exhibition 

Oct      Havering Young Artist 2018

Nov     ‘LEST WE FORGET’, Remembrance Exhibition.

Dec      Staff Photography Competition


Jan-      ‘Journey’s through the in-between’, Ralph Overill

Feb-     ‘Drawing with Scissors’, Matisse; Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition

Apr      ‘Herstory’,Alice Wroe

May     GCSE Exam Show

June     ‘Milieu’, A-level Exhibition

July      Hall Mead; GCSE exhibition 

Sep      Havering Young Artist 2017

Oct     ‘My Sea, Past, present, future’, Mark Bradford

Nov     ‘Autobiographical series and 11 drypoints’. Louise Bourgeios; Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition.

Dec      Staff Photography Competition


Jan-      Eduardo Paolozzi; General Dynamic: F.U.N Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition

Feb-     ‘Young Curators’, Year 9 photography exhibition

Mar-    ‘More than a Woman’, Female Print Exhibition

Apr-     ‘My Beautiful Self’, Sophie Walsh

May-    GCSE Exam Show

Jun-     ‘Truth’, A-Level Exhibition 

Jul-      ‘Trace’, Jake Sanderson and Emma Savage 

Sep-     Havering Young Artist 2016

Oct-    ‘Music Seen’, Frank Briffa

Nov-    ‘Private Empire: New Territory’, Paul Wye 

Dec-   Staff Photography Competition


May-   Bow Down, A-Level Exhibition  

Sep-     Past and Present, Student Exhibition

Oct-    Artist Educators Exhibition

Nov-    ‘Of Portals and Parallel worlds’, Netti Edwards

Dec-    Anne Frank Trust

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