From M27 take Junction 7 towards Hedge End. At traffic lights in the village centre, turn left onto Wildern Lane. The Dart Centre is located on the Wildern School Site, 200m along on the right.

Welcome to The Dart, a local Community Arts Centre exhibiting work by six professional artists and makers including a varied selection of acrylic and oil paintings, ceramics, prints, textiles, and other gift items.

Lucy Tipper - Botanical Contact Print Artist and Painter inspired by wild spaces, creating art with plant and earth-based pigments.
Elizabeth Saunders - Textile and Mixed Media Artist exploring memories using paint, print, and stitch within her work.
Sally Hawke - Semi-abstract seascapes in oil inspired by the coast of the South of England.
Amy Harwood - Illustrator creating bright and playful designs with gouache paint and mixed media.
Vicki North (North Family Arts) - Ceramicist and Needlefelt Artist.
Paul Best - Impressionist and abstract landscape and seascapes in acrylic and oil paints.

Our coffee shop, toilet facilities and art shop will be open. Demonstrations and workshops - Bookable here

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Wheelchair accessible
Car park on site

Opening times

10am - 5pm 19th - 28th August


  • The Dart Centre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, SO30 4EJ



contact details


Lesley Self
Creative Director