Events & demonstrations in South 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.

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Just Make

South Norfolk  

Opening: Each day the Studio is open (see artist listing for opening times)

Description: An evolving exhibition of recent work by textile group 'Seamless Textiles' Artists will add work during the run.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Exhibition Area at DesignerMakers21, 21 St Nicholas Street, Diss, IP22 4LB

Contact: Janine Oxley - oxleyjanine@gmail.com

Andrea Young

Pottery Demonstrations

South Norfolk  

Opening: Each day the Studio is open (see artist listing for opening dates) 10am - 5pm

Description: Wheel - thrown forms and decorative techniques will be demonstrated.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Artist's Studio - 2 Broom Road, Wattlefield, Wymondham, NR18 9LB

Contact: 01953 788816

Gillian Marklew

Watercolour Taster Workshop

South Norfolk  

Opening: Sun 27 May & Sun 10 June: 12pm - 1pm

Description: This is a Watercolour taster workshop for anyone interested in learning how to paint, all materials provided. Gilly runs regular painting courses and workshops, so there is the opportunity to join a class if you wish.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Grove Farm House, Lundy Green, Hempnell, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2NU

Contact: gill@gilly-marklew.co.uk, 01508 499070

Mary Lowden

Making and Using a Sketchbook

South Norfolk  

Opening: Wed 30 May and Wed 7 June: 10am - 3pm

Description: The development of a collection of responses to the landscape providing for studio development.

Cost: £20

Booking required

Venue: Flint Cottage Studio, The Common, Shotesham All Saints, NR15 1YD

Contact: 01508 550736, 01508 499503

Olivia Jeffries

Block Printed Textiles

South Norfolk  

Opening: Fri 1 June: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Description: Learn how to transform your doodles into a block printed design which we will print onto natural linen.

This event is free to attend

Booking required

Venue: Artist's studio - 21 Kings Dam, Gillingham, NR34

Contact: Olivia Jeffries - info@oliviajeffries.co.uk

Caroline Hyde-Brown

Free Machine Embroidery

South Norfolk  

Opening: Sat 2 June: 11am

Description: Demonstrating an embroidered field of poppies with felt and thread.

Cost: £3.50pp

Booking required

Venue: Artist's Studio - Clockhouse Studio, Yard Barn, Lodge Farm, Shelfhanger, IP22 2DT

Contact: Caroline Hyde-Brown - artistcaz@aol.com, 07930 350262

Wendy Shaw

Art making - a spiritual practice

South Norfolk  

Opening: Sun 3 June: 5pm - 6pm

Description: Shared experience and conversation around process and purpose of art making.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Burning Bush Barn Contemplative Art space, Rectory Lane, Rockland St Mary, Norwich, NR14 7EY

Contact: Wendy Shaw - kickoffyourshoes@googlemail.com

Nicola Slattery

Printmaking Demonstration - Collagraph

South Norfolk  

Opening: Mon 4 June: 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Description: An introduction to printmaking using the versatile technique of Collagraph. Learn how plates are made and see a print taken.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Artist's Studio - The Cartlodge, Mill Road, Alburgh, Harleston, IP20 0DS

Contact: Nicola Slattery - 01986 788853, artpeople@btopenworld.com

Nicola Slattery

Printmaking Demonstration - Drypoint

South Norfolk  

Opening: Tue 5 June: 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Description: Introducing limited edition printmaking using the traditional technique of Drypoint but with a modern twist of using perspex for the plate.

This event is free to attend

Venue: Artist's Studio - The Cartlodge, Mill Road, Alburgh, Harleston, IP20 0DS

Contact: Nicola Slattery - 01986 788853, artpeople@btopenworld.com

Caroline Hyde-Brown

Hapa-zome with plant material

South Norfolk  

Opening: Fri 8 June: 11am

Description: Demonstrating the Japanese art of Hapa-zome with flowers and plants.

Cost: £3.50

Booking required

Venue: Artist's Studio - Clockhouse Studio, Yard Barn, Lodge Farm, Shelfhanger, IP22 2DT

Contact: Caroline Hyde-Brown - artistcaz@aol.com, 07930 350262

Nicola Slattery

Acrylic Painting Workshop

South Norfolk  

Opening: Sat 9 June: 2pm - 4.30pm

Description: Try your hand at painting with Acrylics. No experience required. Use imagination and paint to create your own mini-painting to take home! Max. 10 places.

Cost: £10

Booking required

Venue: Artist's Studio - The Cartlodge, Mill Road, Alburgh, Harleston, IP20 0DS

Contact: Nicola Slattery - 01986 788853, artpeople@btopenworld.com

Caroline Hyde-Brown

Wet Felting with plants

South Norfolk  

Opening: Sat 9 June: 11am

Description: Wet felting using foraged plants

Cost: £3.50pp

Booking required

Venue: Artist's Studio - Clockhouse Studio, Yard Barn, Lodge Farm, Shelfhanger, IP22 2DT

Contact: Caroline Hyde-Brown - artistcaz@aol.com, 07930 350262