1. JUDY STEVENSON
4-6 May (BH), 10-5
CERAMICS – Thrown stoneware functional & decorative pots. Also handmade stoneware necklaces. Fired in an electric kiln.
Croft House, High Street, Misson DN10 6ED
2. JOY GIBBS-PRICE
25-27 May, 10-4
CERAMICS – Studio ceramics, a range of domestic stoneware thrown ware. Minimalist matt colour range with contemporary design.
The Pottery, Manor House Nursery, Everton DN10 5BW
Demonstrations of pottery throwing & Raku – check Facebook page for times.
3. ANN ROBBINS & PENNY CAWLEY
5-6 May, 10-5
Kirkby House, Scrooby DN10 6AD
4. DOVECOT GALLERY, STYRRUP
25-27 May & 1-2 June, 10-4
Poplars Farm, Styrrup DN11 8NB
The Dovecot in Poplars Farm will host work by several artists including Hilary Cartmel & Michael Johnson (who have worked in the studios here for over 25 years) plus Penny Cawley, Ann Robbins, Chris Campbell & others. Workshops will take place during the course of the Open Studios – please consult the website for details & booking information. Refreshments in the Garden. Ample parking on the roadside or in the yard.
5a. CHRISTINE HOWARD
Sat 1 & 8 June, 10-4
PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS – Paintings and drawings that focus on the natural world.
Studio 1, Top Floor, The Hub, 11 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA
5b. CATH RAY
Sat 1 & 8 June, 10-4
DRAWING, PAINTING & BOOKBINDING – Portraiture, buildings & landscapes in various media alongside handmade notebooks and sketchbooks.
Studio 2, Top Floor, The Hub, 11 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA
Painting in oils throughout.
Note: gallery on first floor, local arts, crafts, & food produce available on ground floor.
6. BEVALINA RAMSBOTHAM
Mon 27 May & Sat 8 June, 10-4
TEXTILES, FELT, EMBROIDERY & MIXED MEDIA – Landscapes created from textiles, felted wool heavily textured with hand embroidery.
30, Cobwell Road, Retford DN22 7BW
7. THORESBY PARK
Thoresby Courtyard, Thoresby NG22 9EP
7a. DAWN IDALIA
1-2 & 8-9 June, 10-5
DRAWING & SCULPTURE – Semi-abstract contemporary wall based work inspired by nature with a strong emphasis on surface texture & original media.
Silver Lining Arts Studio
7b. ALEXANDRA PARKINSON
1-2 & 8-9 June, 10-4
JEWELLERY – I create unique and beautifully crafted pieces of handmade jewellery for you to treasure forever.
Frances Alexandra Jewellery
7c. SHERWOOD FOREST WOOD FIRING SOCIETY
Sundays 2 & 9 June, 10-5 (Raku 11-4)
The Kiln site, outside Thoresby Courtyard NG22 9EP
f: Sherwood forest wood firing society
A group of potters coming together to explore wood firing & kiln building. Vessels & sculpture, thrown & hand-built, functional & non-functional. 1st Sunday – Firing a wood firing kiln plus a raku firing workshop. 2nd Sunday opening this kiln & again a raku session. There will be a display of members work, which may be purchased, on both days.
8. GRIFFIN & SINCLAIR FURNITURE
8-9 June, 10-4
FURNITURE DESIGN AND MAKING – We custom build bespoke pieces to commission or chosen from a portfolio of the finest original contemporary furniture.
Endon House, Main Street, Laneham DN22 0NA
Demonstrations, workshop tours & machinery explanations on request.