Open Call: “Your Deeds Don’t Define You”
21st January 2016

The Holy Biscuit Lent Exhibition 2016 For our Lent show this year, we are curating an exhibition which explores the themes of redemption, forgiveness and reconciliation synonymous with Easter. We are inviting submissions responding to, or questioning the title “Your deeds don’t define you,” and we encourage artists to explore this theme through their work. We […]

Hope & Expectation
20th January 2016

There is an expectation throughout the Christian story and faith that journeying through the darkness is not the end. Whilst experiencing the anguish of current suffering, there is a belief that this is a state of incompleteness, of something better to come. Marika Rose writes on the nature of hope and how it requires a trust beyond ourselves: “What better symbol could there […]

Community & Hospitality
13th January 2016

Through our programme of exhibitions, outreach, workshops, classes and gatherings, we want more than just a series of enjoyable events at The Holy Biscuit. Our activity is rooted in a desire to show hospitality and to open up ourselves to live life alongside others, giving time and space to listen and to engage with each other’s stories. We are striving to build community and belonging […]

Vulnerability & Fragility
6th January 2016

There is a well known Bible verse in the letter the apostle Paul wrote to the Philippians that begins, “whatever is true, whatever is honourable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing…think about these things.” It is a common misconception that to communicate the truth, hope and the joy of the Christian worldview, we must only think and create works that are ‘pure […]

As part of our programme to encourage and help develop the work of emerging artists, we are inviting art students to submit exhibition proposals to showcase their work in The Holy Biscuit. The successful applicant, either a group or individual, will be awarded the use of our exhibition space FREE for three weeks in February […]

Now and Not Yet: New Beginnings
1st January 2016

Over the past few months we have been thinking a lot about who we are as an organisation, and how we want our programme to reflect that. As we look forward to a new year, we want to share some of our core values with you. We will be publishing a series of blog posts throughout January, […]

Now and Not Yet: Welcome to Planet Earth
25th December 2015

Reflections for Advent. No. 25 Image above: David McCulloch, Welcome to Planet Earth 2012 “The Word became Flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 (NIV) no sparkle here no sparkle there […]

Now and Not Yet: Annunciation
22nd December 2015

Reflections for Advent, No. 22 Image above: James & Lesley Sutton, Annunciation 2015 “This clay maquette depicts Mary pondering her calling to bring the Christ child to birth in the presence of the angel Gabriel. As with Mary, we are each of us called to participate in bringing God to birth in the world through […]

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