Here are some of the best art exhibitions taking place near you in the coming weeks.

Same Place Exhibition

When: Running until November 12

Where: The Gardens Gallery, Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham

This exhibition assembles new work from Cheltenham-based artists Janet James and Conrad Clarke.

These artists have taken numerous trips to Miserden together, and this is their response to these trips, whilst their subjects and compositions are consistent, their palettes and techniques are distinctly different.

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Illustrators Fair

When: November 9 and 10, from 11am to 4pm daily.

Where: Museum in the Park, Stroud

Talented students from the University of Gloucestershire and SGS Stroud School of Art will take over the art gallery with stalls selling wonderful and wacky illustrated wares.

Go along to browse and buy!

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Jean Jones Gallery

When: Running until November 30

Where: The Malthouse Collective, Painswick Road, Stroud

A treat is in store for all those who were regular visitors to the Jean Jones Gallery until 2015 and have missed seeing unique and splendidly vibrant paintings, and Jean will be available to speak to each Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm.

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An Insubstantial Pageant

When: Running until November 23

Where: Fosse Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold

The title comes from the well-known speech by Prospero in The Tempest: act 4, scene 1.

The figures have been described as ‘ghosts’, this work is strongly influenced and inspired by the past and by memory: by the ghosts of the renaissance painters, players, audiences, and Shakespeare.

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Examined Expressions

When: November 18-24, opening times vary.

Where: Lansdown Gallery, Lansdown Road, Stroud

The fourth in a series of biennial exhibitions.

The exhibition showcases a diverse range of artistic styles including figurative, abstract and conceptually-orientated pieces, and the eleven artists come from three counties.

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Crafted for Christmas

When: Running until December 24

Where: New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

Once a year the craft shop takes over the gallery, bringing a chance to by unique, hand-crafted, jewellery, ceramics, prints, homewares, glass, accessories and decorative items from over 350 talented makers.

Supporting craft makers and allowing New Brewery Arts to bring craft to a wider audience.

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