Events & demonstrations in North Norfolk

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.

Rebecca Thompson

Images in Glass

North Norfolk  

Opening: Friday 31 May, 2-3pm

Description: Demonstration of several specialised techniques for imagery in fused glass. Reserve a seat or turn up on the day. Free to attend.

This event is free to attend

Contact: Email: Becky@WildsGlass.co.uk, or call 01692 409736

Lisa Saville

Felt a Sleeping Mouse

North Norfolk  

Opening: To be arranged by phone booking

Description: Needlefelting a sleeping mouse - taster session

Cost: £20 (for a 2 hour session at the studio)

Booking required

Contact: Email: feltlikeit55@gmail.com

Joy Pitts

3 Windows Exhibition Pop-up

North Norfolk  

Opening: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 9 June

Description: Three windows exhibiting art made from 1000s of clothing labels, including a Jane Austen portrait and Savile Row's Merino Sheep at Wells-next-the-Sea. Window 1: Parker & Gillam Optician, 4-6 Shirehall Plain, Holt, NR25 6HT, Window 2: Crabpot Books, High Street, Cley-next-the-Sea, NR25 7RN, Window 3: Nomad & the Bowerbird, 19 Staith St, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1AG.

This event is free to attend

Contact: Email: joy@joypitts.co.uk, or call 07899 792314

Carol Gibbons

Pen & Wash in the Churchyard

North Norfolk  

Opening: Saturday 25 May, 2-4pm

Description: Using the churchyard as a stimulus for pen/charcoal and wash drawings. Materials supplied. Limited spaces available.

Cost: £7.50, booking required

Booking required

Venue: St Margaret's Church, Thorpe Market

Contact: Susanne Lakin, 01692 407555

Carol Gibbons

Painting with Watercolour using credit cards

North Norfolk  

Opening: Wednesday 29 May, 2-4pm

Description: Painting with watercolour but using credit/store cards instead of brushes. Materials supplied. Limited spaces available.

Cost: £7.50, booking required

Booking required

Venue: St Margaret's Church, Thorpe Market

Contact: Nigel Paterson, 01263 515607

Carol Gibbons

Mexican Woven Hangings

North Norfolk  

Opening: Friday 31 May, 2-4pm

Description: Mexican woven hangings, using threads and beads. Materials provided. Limited spaces available.

Cost: £7.50, booking required

Booking required

Venue: St Margaret's Church, Thorpe Market

Contact: Jeny Walding, 01263 721062

Carol Gibbons

Various Artwork Demonstrations

North Norfolk  

Opening: Thursday 30 May, 2-4pm & Sunday 2 June, 2-4pm

Description: Free demonstrations from Edy Ward on 30 May who will be demonstrating Rag Rug making, and Ken Riches on 2 June, who will be demonstrating Sculpture.

This event is free to attend

Venue: St Margaret's Church, Thorpe Market

Contact: carolgibbons341@btinternet.com

Nicholas Elliott

Flowers of my Heart

North Norfolk  

Opening: Saturday 25 May to 9 June, 10am - 10pm

Description: An exhibition of mostly floral paintings, larger and in addition to the work on show at the artists' Open Studio.

This event is free to attend

Venue: The Lawns Hotel, Holt

Contact: 01328 856125

Sandra Rowney

Inspired by the Riverside Garden

North Norfolk  

Opening: Friday 7 June & Saturday 8 June, 4-6pm

Description: A guided drawing class for all abilities exploring the riverside for our inspiration.

Cost: £15 each class, includes materials & refreshments, booking required

Contact: 07724 051872

Barrington Farm Artists

The Happy Cafe

North Norfolk  

Opening: Wednesdays & Thursdays during Open Studios, 2-4pm

Description: Tea by the sea! An opportunity to meet the artists and chat about art over coffee and cake.

Contact: The Art Barn, 01692 650707