ARTWORK using natural items gathered from Purbeck’s heathland and beaches has gone on display in Swanage.

The work, by Bournemouth artist John House, represents fossil forms and his exhibition runs until November 15 at the new arts venue Totally Local in Commercial Road.

Venue owner Karen Delahay is keen to encourage more unusual artwork.

Art classes will also be starting at the centre from November 2. Details on 01929 425 049 or 07730 690 579, or visit the venue between 10.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Thursday and Saturday, 11am-2pm Sunday.