Welcome to Aries Gallery

Alan and Norah Bowmer have combined their passions for photography and machine embroidery, the results of which can be seen on display at their Aries Gallery on Netherbrough Road in Harray, Orkney. KW17 2JR. Here you will find images of dramatic landscapes, seascapes and wildlife captured from Orkney’s rich diversity of photo opportunities to scenes from around the world, as both have travelled extensively with their cameras.

The images on display at the gallery are available to purchase as stretched canvases, pH neutral mounted prints or rolled prints, with a wide selection of media types and sizes to choose from.

Orders for custom sizes are welcome, and we print customers own images so please call to discuss your requirements.

The range of images available will vary from time to time, as each trip they undertake adds new and exciting images to the collection.

Also available is polypropylene self-adhesive film for specialist applications such as signage.

From 1 April until 31 October 2022 our gallery will be open Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm and on the first Sunday of the month 10am – 4pm and at other times by appointment  – please call us on 07941 608603 (Alan) or 07770 614399 (Norah).

From 1st November until 23 December 2022, our gallery will be open on the first Sunday of the month 10am – 4pm and at other times by appointment  – please call us on 07941 608603 (Alan) or 07770 614399 (Norah).

We are also taking on-line sales via our website, by phone or by email alan@aries.gallery or norah@aries.gallery.

These opening times and visitor guidance will be reviewed regularly and may change according to  government guidance.

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Embroidered goods range from soft furnishings such as tableware, towels and lampshades to flora and fauna wall art to delicate free-standing lace pendant and earring sets with silk thread and sterling silver fittings, all with a range of designs and colour-schemes to choose from. New items and “specials” will be added periodically, so come back to view this website regularly.

Monograms, names and logos can be embroidered onto goods, so please call to discuss your requirements.

If you are visiting the gallery you will receive a warm welcome, an offer of coffee/tea and have the opportunity to watch work in progress through the viewing window into their “cozy” workshop where you may see the 2-foot wide canvas printer and/or the 10-needle embroidery machine in operation.

Looking for something special and have an idea in mind? – call or email us.

From 1 April until 31 October 2022 our gallery will be open Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm and on the first Sunday of the month 10am – 4pm and at other times by appointment  – please call us on 07941 608603 (Alan) or 07770 614399 (Norah).

From 1st November until 23 December 2022, our gallery will be open on the first Sunday of the month 10am – 4pm and at other times by appointment  – please call us on 07941 608603 (Alan) or 07770 614399 (Norah).

We are also taking on-line sales via our website, by phone or by email alan@aries.gallery or norah@aries.gallery.

Please be aware that visitors are required to wear a face covering and use the hand sanitiser provided. We also recommend maintaining social distancing and we provide one-way floor markings, and have a public surfaces cleaning regime in place.

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