Events Calendar

Calendar of Members' events

SAOS Members are able to post details of their upcoming events on their personal pages. Click on a month to see what is happening where.

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June 2017


Earth and Fire International Ceramic Fair

The Harley Gallery

Welbeck, Notts, S80 3LW

Friday 23rd Jun - Sunday 25th Jun

10 - 5 daily

International pottery and ceramics fair. Fabulous event in new location for 2017. Member


Bankside Gallery

Thames Riverside, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH

Tuesday 6th Jun - Sunday 18th Jun

11am - 6pm

Group exhibition by members of the Society of Graphic Fine Art Member

painters in the kitchen showing work from class


woodlands Abinger bottom RH5 6JN

Sat and Suns, Tues and Thursdays


a group show from the painters in the kitchen at Woodlands and an opportunity to join them on wed 7th and 14th June. Booking essential. Tel 01306731851. Member

Open Studios

Learn Grow Create

261 High Street, Dorking

Sat 3rd June, Sun 4th June, Sat 10th June, Sun 11th June

10am - 4pm

An exhibition of current work plus workshops Member
June 2017

Open studios

Surrey Artists Open Studios

Garden Studio

11 Pirbright Cottages, Fox Corner, Worplesdon, Guildford, GU3 3PW

see brochure/website for actual days and opening times


Annual event throughout Surrey. I shall be opening my garden studio to visitors during this 2 week period. Lots of new indoor figurative work, plus a few outdoor pieces especially for Open Studios. Member

Open Studio

90 Nutfield Road

Merstham, Surrey RH1 3HA

Sat 3rd, Sun 4th, Sat 10th, Sun 11th, Sat 17th and Sun 18th June 2017

Open 11am - 5pm

Caroline Skinner will be opening her studio to the public, demonstrating her work, and showing and selling colourful and expressive paintings, prints and cards of wildlife, pets and farmyard animals, mainly in acrylics. Member

Open Studios

9 Vicarage Lane

Horley RH6 8AR

Sat 3rd, Sun 4th, Sat 10th, Sun 11th, Sat 17th, Sun 18th June


Three artists showcasing a mix of paintings, drawings, mixed media and some photographic work. Member

open studio


The Thatched House, Hollybank road, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 6JD

Wednesday 7th Jun - Sunday 18th Jun

Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun -11.00 am - 5pm

single artist showing photographs, acrylic and metal sculptures. Member

Surrey Open Studios

The Garage Studio

The Stables, Park Corner Farm, Odiham, RG291JB



This year I am really pleased to be sharing my studio with Lucy Dorothy Nichols - a contemporary Textile & Paper artist whose delightful work includes paper sculpture, paper cutting and freehand machine embroidery. We will be open more days and will be offering workshops and regular demos of our work. Keep checking this website for more details. Member

Make a silver ring

Creative jewellery studio

26 Whitepost Hill, Redhill RH1 6DA

Saturday 3rd Jun

1.00 - 3.00pm

Try your hand at jewellery making using silver to make a ring! Member

Make a silver ring

Creative jewellery studio

26 Whitepost Hill, Redhill RH1 6DA

Sunday 4th Jun

1.00 - 3.00pm

Try your hand at jewellery making using silver to make a ring! Member

Surrey Artists' Open Studios

The Glade

Kingswood, Surrey KT20 6JE

Sat 3rd June 2017, Sun 4th June 2017, Sat 10th June 2017, Sun 11th June 2017, Fri 16th June 2017, Sa

Open 10am - 5pm

Exciting variety of work & medium. Digital photography, oil, acrylic, drawing, ink, lino print, silk, mixed media and more. Member

open studio

kilnside farm

Kilnside Farm off Rock House Lane Runfold nr Farnham Surrey

Sat 3rd June, Sun4th June,Sat 10th to Sun18th June

10am - 6pm

Bob Milton will be showcasing his watercolours and works by other members of the North Farnham Art Trail Member

Open Studio Show

The Studio

Lavender Cottage, Send Marsh Road, Surrey, GU23 7DG

Thursday 8th Jun - Sunday 11th Jun

Open Thurs 5pm to 9pm, Friday 10:30am-3pm, Sat&Sun 10:30am-5pm

The Gemma Wightman Ceramics studio will be open for visitors. View the full range of contemporary hand thrown porcelain tableware in the place were it is made. Available to purchase, debit and credit cards accepted and enjoy the seconds sale. Member

Open Studios


11 Henchley Dene, Merrow Common, Guildford GU4 7BH

3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 18th June 2017


Two artists showcasing paintings and cards in contemporary styles and using mixed media in vibrant and accessible forms. Member

surrey artist open studio

The Bottom Group

Woodlands Abinger Bottom

Sat and Suns, Tues and Thursdays


We are a group of artists showing and selling paintings, prints, cards and ceramics. I specilise in local scenes around the surrey hills in particular Abinger where I live. Member

Summer Open Studios

My Studio

20 Carlton Green, Redhill, RH1 2DA

Saturday 3rd June for a launch evening, First week: Wed 7th, Thurs 8th (daytime only) and Fri 9th Ju

11 am til 5 pm

I'll be opening my studio to the public, with Ceramics and Mixed Media Work for sale . Member

Summer Surrey Artists' Open Studio

The Bottom Group

Woodlands, Abinger Bottom, Abinger Common RH5 6JN

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

11am - 4.30pm

A 'giggle' of artists will be showing a variety of different styles and media. We'll be selling paintings, Prints, Screenprints, Ceramics and Cards. Do come and have a cup of tea with us, it's lovely at the bottom! Member

Summer Open Studio


Abinger Bottom RH5 6JN

Saturday 3rd Jun - Sunday 18th Jun

11am to 4.30pm

Artist and students exhibiting and selling Member
June 2017

Workshops / classes

Introduction and Development of Abstract Painting.

The Art School, Royal Grammar School,

High Street, Guildford. GU13BB

Saturday 17th Jun

10am-4pm (6 hrs incl. 1hr lunch )

A practical workshop providing a starting point to those wishing to push their art beyond realism and advice to those travelling further down the route to a personal style. Member

Family workshop and teas for charity

The Bottom Group no 60

woodlands Abinger Bottom RH56JN

Saturday 3rd Jun

Saturday 3rd June 2-4pm

A workshop for all the family. Create a woodland piece of art from nature. Free but please phone to book as space limited. Tea, coffee, soft drinks and cakes for a donation to charity Member
June 2017

Other events

Painting holiday in France

Château L'Age Baston

South West France

Saturday 24th Jun - Saturday 8th Jul

all day

Painting holidays at L’Age Baston in France are a great way for artists to learn new techniques, brush up old skills or get fresh ideas for that painting project you’ve always been meaning to start. Great tuition and a positive and fun atmosphere for all abilities. Member

Painting Holiday in Italt

Studio Paradiso


Saturday 10th Jun - Saturday 17th Jun

all day

An all-inclusive painting holiday in the hills of Lunigiana, Northern Tuscany. First class tuition and an inspirational creative programme with a warm and welcoming relaxed house party atmosphere. Member

Pierrepont Farm Open Day 2017

Pierrepont farm

Reeds Rd, Frensham, Surrey GU10 3BP

Sunday 11th Jun

11am to 4pm

A farm open day, part of Farm Sunday. This is a very pleasant event, as well as the various crafts and refreshments available, you may tour the farm and the modern automated dairy process. The farm has about 120 Jersey cows, and you can sample their raw milk, which is delicious. Free entry, £1 to park. This coincides with the Open Studios. Member

The Big Draw 2016 FADEG Film




This summer over a hundred Farnham people took part in FADEG's [Farnham Art and Design Education Group : chaired by SAOS member Graham Mollart] ninth Big Draw : Circles exploring the national theme linking art with science and technology. To see John Bush's film of the event search for ' The Big Draw FADEG: Circles' on Youtube. Member

Conception to Completion



Wednesday 11th Oct - Wednesday 13th Dec


Website article relating an interview about one specific piece of work from its conception to its completion which can be read on Member