In West Bridgford, the Lady Bay Arts Trail is on 18-19 May. There will be 74 artists at 30 venues along with exhibitions, workshops & demonstrations, wandering musicians & dancers, food & beverage. Weekend ticket is £5 per adult (under 18s free).
See OSNotts entry 64 at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/south-notts
Linked to our open studio events we have three exhibitions running from 27 April to 6 June at Retford, Mansfield Central and Beeston Libraries, courtesy of Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries. The exhibitions are a series of photographs, taken by Neil Pledger, of a selection of Nottinghamshire and Nottingham artists working in their studios.
In May, there are 7 Open Studio venues in Wollaton and Sneinton Market. Media include printmaking & books, sculpture, woodwork, puppet craft, ceramics, illustration, silk painting, textiles, papercutting & jewellery.
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/nottingham-south
Fourteen artists are taking part in open studios in Upton, Southwell & Lowdham this year. Meet the artists are at 4 studios in Upton, 5 in Southwell and 1 in Lowdham and discover their work in a range of media – paintings, sculpture, ceramics, woodcraft, conceptual art, photography & textiles.
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/upton-southwell-lowdham
You can meet these artists in Newark and Thorpe during May/June – 11 artists working with paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics and textile art plus the written word.
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/newark-thorpe
The Collingham Open Studios trail is on 25-27 May – with 10 artists in the villages of Collingham, Thorney & North Clifton.
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/collingham-open-studios
Two artists at Thoresby Park (Dawn Idalia & Alexandra Parkinson) are opening their studios in June alongside a kiln firing and participatory Raku event by the Sherwood Forest Wood Firing Society.
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/north-notts
These are the artists opening their studios in South Notts this year. There are 8 venues – in Aslockton, Bingham, Cotgrave, Keyworth, Hickling, Hickling Pastures, Sutton Bonington and Barton in Fabis. Media include textiles, woodwork, watercolour & oil painting, felt making, printing, paper cutting, drawing, ink drawings …
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/south-notts
The ‘Gedling Artists’ group are holding their event in Mapperley this year – 12 artists at St Judes Church Hall on 25 May. All the artists will be showing their work and demonstrating aspects of their making processes.
See their listings at: www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/nottingham-north
In West Notts there are three grouping of artists taking part in Open Studios Notts 2019 in May/June – 3 artists in Mansfield/Kirkby-in Ashfield, 7 in the Hidden Valleys Art Trail and 3 in Giltbrook & Kimberley … Listings here on our website at www.osnotts.co.uk/open-studios-notts-2019/west-notts