North Notts

PLEASE NOTE – Although the physical open studio events described here have been cancelled, you can continue to discover and support Nottinghamshire artists & makers by exploring the OSNotts website. YOU CAN ALSO VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIOS OF ARTISTS BY FOLLOWING THE GREEN BOXES.

1. JUDY STEVENSON
8-10 May (BH), 12-5
JUDY STEVENSONCERAMICS
Utility & decorative stoneware pots & porcelain & stoneware necklaces. Fired in an electric kiln.
Croft House, High Street, Misson DN10 6ED
07808 589663
R PW Parking for 2 cars, good access into front of studio; very small, difficult to get to back with a wheelchair. Tea, coffee & cake. Croft House is down a short lane opposite ‘The White Horse’ pub.

DOVECOT GALLERYDOVECOT GALLERY2. DOVECOT GALLERY
30-31 May & 6-7 June, 11-5
Poplars Farm, Styrrup DN11 8NB
01302 618095
www.dovecotgallery.co.uk,
i: dovecotgallery, f: dovecotgallery
R NW
Featuring an exhibition of North Notts artists with some accompanying hands-on making workshops. Tea & cake in the garden along with plant sales for charity.

 

3. ANN ROBBINS
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
6-7 June, 11-4
ANN ROBBINSCERAMICS
Reduction fired, functional, stoneware pottery. Member of Sherwood Forest Wood Firing Society.
Kirkby House, Scrooby DN10 6AD
07710 423108
i: Salting House Pots
R NW – Studio in orchard. Tea, coffee, cakes.

 

4. JOY GIBBS-PRICE
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
6-7 June, 10-4
JOY GIBBS-PRICECERAMICS
Wheel thrown studio ceramics, functional pieces with a range of contemporary stoneware glazes alongside hand-built vessels.
The Pottery, Manor House Nurseries, Gainsborough Road, Everton DN10 5BW
07842 114145
www.joygibbsprice.co.uk, i: joygibbsprice, f: joythepottery, t: joygibbsprice
Raku demonstration & ‘have a go’ firing from 1-3pm. ‘Paint a pot’ at the same venue.
C PW – access at rear for wheelchairs but please phone ahead. Cafe on site.

HOPE STUDIOHOPE STUDIO5. HOPE STUDIO
6-7 June, 10.30-4.30
PRINTING, DRAWING, OIL PAINTING, DIARAMA, CERAMICS, TEXTILES.
65 Welham Road, Retford DN22 6TW
07903 873296
www.carolaeason.co.uk, www.pollywarren.co.uk, www.artempo.org.uk
R PW – side garden entrance, fine gravel around slabbed path. Refreshments & cake donations to Air Ambulance.
Carol A Eason – Colourful prints, paintings & textiles which all make a brighter day. Polly Warren – Original linocuts of gardens, places & fond memories. Pat Carrington – Portraiture in oils or mixed media is a passion, to capture a story. Michael Eason – reaction to everyday wonders though the soft clay & glazes. Demonstrations of Linocut printing, monoprinting, watercolours.

6a. CHRISTINE HOWARD
Sat 6 June, 10-4
CHRISTINE HOWARDPAINTER
Paintings & drawings that focus on the natural world.
Studio 1, The Hub, 11 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA
07854 468058
i: artistchristinehoward
Simple ‘have a go’ drawing activities on offer during opening hours.
C NW

6b. BEV RAMSBOTHAM
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
Sat 6 June, 10-4
BEVALINA RAMSBOTHAMTEXTILES, EMBROIDERY, MIXED MEDIA & PRESSED FLOWERS
Creating contemporary pieces of textile art using mixed fibres with hand embroidery in Retford.
Studio 1, The Hub, 11 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA
07791 771850
i: Bev.Ramsbotham, f: Bevalina Ramsbotham
Mini demonstrations of needle felting & hand embroidery.
C NW

6c. CATH RAY
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
Sat 6 June, 10-4
CATH RAYDRAWING, PAINTING & BOOKBINDING
Studio includes handmade sketchbooks & notebooks alongside traditional drawing, painting & art works.
Studio 2, The Hub, 11 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA
07803 204424
i: Cath Ray Books, f: Cath Ray Books
C NW – Note: Galley on first floor, local arts, crafts, & food produce available on ground floor. No disabled access to upper floors.

JILL WALKEREVELYN WALKER7. JILL & EVELYN WALKER
16-17 May, 10-5
PAINTING IN ALL MEDIA
Evelyn’s retrospective reflects her love of local scenery, flowers & Italy.  Largely inspired by nature, daughter Jill’s work can be quirky & more abstract.
Headon Village Hall, Church Street, Headon, nr Retford DN22 0RD
01777 248285
‘Like mother, like daughter’ – see the diverse paintings of Evelyn (1920-2019) & daughter Jill.
R FW – Disabled access & parking. Tea/coffee & cakes/biscuits at the village hall.

8. GRIFFIN & SINCLAIR FURNITURE
VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIO
23-25 May (BH), 10-5
GRIFFIN & SINCLAIR FURNITUREFURNITURE DESIGNER/MAKER
Furniture designer & makers creating bespoke pieces of the finest original contemporary furniture.
Endon House, Main Street, Laneham DN22 0NA
01777 228303
www.griffinandsinclair.co.uk, i: griffinandsinclairfurniture, f: griffinandsinclair
Workshop tours & demonstrations in wood techniques.
R NW