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Stephen Oliver

Mistletoe and Lime

By Art, Dartford
Mistletoe and Lime (the ladies of Wilmington Common) In January 2023 I completed this painting. It was intended for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition – unfortunately, it didn’t get selected from the 13,000+ applicants. Mistletoe and Lime is my painting...
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The Glimmer Twins

By Art, Dartford, Events
Sculptures of Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards by Amy Goodman unveiled at their hometown, Dartford “What should we call the producers? And it was just right off the top of the head. Hey Mick, what we gonna call ourselves?...
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One Town That Changed The World

By Art, Dartford
Dartford’s Industrial Heritage As part of the Millennium celebrations in 2000 Gary Drostle and the Wallscapes public art team (Gary and Rob Turner) were commissioned by Dartford Borough Council to paint the "One Town That Changed The World" mural at One...
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Interplanetary Craft Download

By Events
In the year 2020 the world was hit with a pandemic – Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Many towns and cities were sent into lockdown to prevent the virus spreading. Children and their parents felt safer staying indoors, which meant no physical contact...
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Dartford Easter Egg Appeal

By Dartford, Events
30 March to 17 April 2019 For the past 5 years, Dartford Deeds Not Words has had a huge success organizing the Dartford Toy Appeal.  Most importantly, Dartford’s community has been generous with their gifts to help the less fortunate...
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Are You Ready to Rock!

By Events, Gallery
2019 is the second year I’ve hosted the Rock Exchange at the Gallery for the Facebook group Dartford Painted Rocks. The group has around 1,500 members, all enthusiastic about finding painted rocks and/or creating designs of their own. The Rock...
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Rock Exchange

By Dartford, Events, Gallery
Painting rocks and leaving them as a pleasant surprise for strangers to stumble upon is a trend that started in the USA. After seeing a friend’s Facebook post about the craze, Vicki, from Southend, decided to bring it over to...
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