Monday, 15 September 2014

Empty Walls launch and exhibition

This year the Modern Alchemists will be running their second Empty Walls project, you can find out more about the festival here:

To launch the project we have a group exhibition and good old knees up, with some fantastic local musicians and artists from Cardiff and beyond. It's going to be a corker, so make sure you're there!

Speed the Plough + Support

Down at the Abacus, some friends of the Alchemists are putting on a night of experimental goodness.. for FREE! So if you're around on the 24th, pop on down :)

Monday, 4 August 2014

The Abacus.

HELLO! And Big Apologies for the radio silence on this here blog! We have been beavering away over at our new home The Abacus, you can see what we've been up to here!

It's been an exciting venture so far with three big group exhibitions and a handful of great events / meetings / discussions / performances. 

Watch our initial transformation of the space below!

Monday, 16 June 2014

Solve et Coagula

Our new launching show at The Abacus 'Solve et Coagula', a creative collaboration between artists and writers, is opening this Friday, 20th June from 6pm till late, with performances from writers and musicians and a fully licensed bar! Come on down for a good ol' knees up and some creative musings. For more info on our new home please visit Look forward to seeing you there :)

Wednesday, 28 May 2014


Hello all!We have got the keys to our new space which will be launching on the 20th of June (more info to follow) We are now doing a big call out for volunteers to help us transform the space into a gallery / project space / studio, we need help, clearing, stripping, ripping, building, painting, decorating and flyering. If you think you could help us with any of this, or know anyone that could, please email us at to get involved! BIG THANKS!!

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Theatre Of Doors Opening

Thanks to all that came to see the last ever show in The Alchemists Gallery, watch this space for news abut our new home!

Friday, 11 April 2014

Theatre of Doors

It's the last ever exhibition in our little gallery space on Bridge Street. Come on Down!

Theatre of Doors by Laura Welsan

Inspired by Hermann Hesse’s 'Steppenwolf'

Come down for the last show at the Alchemist's Gallery for a colourful exhibition of Cardiff based artists with drinks and good music! This is an open event- the more the merrier. 

With the dissemination of generation-defined art movements, comes a new era of creative potentials. We aim to bring together artist's internal worlds to experience a point of the collective unconscious and also to explore the individual subconscious.
In Steppenwolf the protagonist is led to a 'theatre of doors'- behind each are fantasies and fears drawn out from the hidden realm of the viewer’s mind.