Events & demonstrations in Broadland & Great Yarmouth

Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios offers a host of opportunites to not only view, buy and commission fabulous pieces of art and craft, but also to learn more about the creative process. Why not have a go at creating your own masterpiece at some of the special events taking palce this year? All events and demonstrations listed are organised by Open Studios artists and are open to everybody. Please check to see if booking is advisable and whether there is a charge to attend. If in any doubt or you would like more information, contact the artist to find out more.

Bruce Rushin

Rivers Thurne and Bure Art Trail Taster Exhibition

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Saturday 11 May, 5.30-7.30pm & Sunday 12 May, 10.30am-4pm

Description: Local artists and artisans from the Rivers Thurne and Bure Art Trail preview their artwork, including pottery, jewellery and cards. Refreshments available.

This event is free to attend

Venue: St Edmunds Church Hall, Norwich Road, Acle, NR13 3BY (opposite the Co-op)

Contact: Email:, or call 07789 973184

Joanna Scott (Dotty Scotty Needle Felt)

Needle Felt Workshop

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Wednesday 29 May & 5 June, 10am -1pm

Description: Come and have fun and learn how to create a 3D Barn Owl portrait. Materials and equipment provided.

Cost: £25

Booking required

Contact: Email:

Lion House

Textilia: Young Weavers Workshops

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 May, 10am-12.30pm

Description: Workshops for young weavers, from beginners to people who have their own looms and want to work on a project. Ages 8 years upwards.

Cost: £25 per session

Booking required

Venue: First Floor, Lion House Studios

Contact:, or call 07715 255151

Corrin Tulk

Pen & Ink Class

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Friday 31 May, 1-3.30pm

Description: Experiment with ink washes, learn techniques to create emphasis or shadows on foliage and landscapes. Papers supplied. Bring own ink, pens, brushes, paints. Limited spaces available.

Cost: £25, booking required

Booking required

Contact: email:, or call 01493 751906

Corrin Tulk

Painting abstracts

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Friday 7 June, 1-3.30pm

Description: Using brushes, palette knives and collage, create an interpretation of Norfolk landscapes. 30cm sq canvas provided. Bring own paints, table easel, brushes. Limited spaces available.

Cost: £25, booking required

Booking required

Contact:, or call 01493 751906

Ernie Childs

Ready Steady Paint

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Saturday 1 & 8 June, various timeslots

Description: A chance to have a go, approx 30/40 mins. Draw and paint and take it home. All ages and abilities welcome.

Cost: £3, materials included, booking advisable

Booking required

Contact: Email:, or call 01493 858862

Jan Dingle

Plein Air Painting

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Saturday 25, Sunday 26 & Monday 27 May (also see notice on artist's gate as you pass)

Description: As a plein air painter my studio is the wide outdoors. Come and visit me at Thurne Mouth Open Regatta where I love to paint.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Thurne Mouth Open Regatta

Contact: 07391 449113

Kate Vogler

Water forms: Sculptures suggested by seas, rivers, streams, their surroundings and inhabitants

Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: Sunday 19 May, 2-5pm

Description: An afternoon preview with Alison Henry and Kate Vogler. Tea in the garden, with a collection for Amnesty International.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Old Hall, Reepham Road, Foulsham, NR20 5SL

Contact: 01362 683633, or 07766 404304

Brigitte Anne Hague

Basic silkscreen printing demonstrations

Breckland  Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Opening: 11am - 12pm each day the studio is open

Description: Basic silkscreen printing techniques explained and demonstrated - including stencil making, ink mixing and the various effects that can be achieved.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Artist's Studio - The Studio, 44 Station Road, Salhouse, NR13 6NY

Contact:, or call 01603 721248