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 2019

Exhibitions

Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair

The Harley Gallery,

The Harley Gallery A60 Mansfield Road Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire UK. S80 3LW

Friday 21st Jun - Sunday 23rd Jun

10 am - 5 pm

One of the country's premier ceramic events taking place every June in North Nottinghamshire. The fair takes place on the Welbeck Estate, which houses The Harley Gallery, The Portland Collection and artist studios. See over 135 potters from across the UK and mainland Europe who come to sell direct to the public from outdoor market stalls. Member

SAOS Printers

Denbies Picture Gallery

Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking RH5 6AA

Monday 3rd Jun - Sunday 9th Jun

11am - 5pm

A show for printmakers running as part of Surrey Open Studios event. Member

Awakening

Leith Hill Place

Near Dorking Surrey RH5 6LU

Friday to Sunday

Friday to Sunday 11am - 5pm

A gallery exhibition of 28 artists inspired by the natural world and the arrival of spring. Free for National Trust members, £6 for non-members. Member

SGFA @ Bishop's Palace, Wells

The Bishop's Palace

Wells Somerset BA5 2PD

Monday 20th May - Sunday 30th Jun

10am - 6pm

Members of the Society of Graphic Fine Art exhibiting in the historic surroundings of the Bishop's Palace in Wells Member

SGFA Centenary Exhibition - Bankside

Bankside Gallery

Thames Riverside 48 Hopton Street London SE1 9JH

Monday 3rd Jun - Sunday 16th Jun

11am to 6pm

Celebrating its Centenary Year and concentrating on drawing skills, this touring exhibition displays a wide spectrum of work and celebrates each artist’s individuality and freedom of expression. The SGFA was founded in 1919 and promotes fine drawing skills in both traditional and contemporary media. Member

Pintar Rapido

Chelsea Town Hall

Kings Road, London

Sunday 23rd Jun

12pm - 5.30pm

Plein air painting competition and exhibition. A weekend celebration of art and the London cityscape. The challenge is to "capture the spirit of the city in a day" and it inspires hundreds of artists to do so as well as engaging and thrilling the public. The following day the public can view and buy these unique visions of London. Member

Cup of JoJo The ART of Being Exhibition

West Byflett

The White House,Old Avenue, West Byflett, Surrey,KT14 6AE

Saturday 8th Jun

11am -3.30pm

A time our Community shares the palette of their souls to friends and loved ones. A chance to breathe in beautiful art work , meet the creators and Jo their guide. More importantly you will experience the wonderful sense of community which you may wish to belong to. Bring a pic nic and join us. Member

Handmade Oxford

Waterperry Gardens

Oxford OX33 1LA

Thursday 27th Jun - Sunday 30th Jun

10am to 5pm

International Contemporary Arts Festival. A new show in the mould of Art in Action at Waterperry Gardens, Handmade Oxford in partnership with the Ashmolean Museum and Waterperry Gardens. Member

Soft Engineering, textiles taking shape

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch, Hampshire RG28 7AL

Tuesdays to Sundays

10.30-5pm

4 textile practitioners showing their work in a touring exhibition. Ann Richards and Deirdre Wood, weavers, Julie Hedges, braidmaker, and my knitted pieces. A beautiful setting in the old mill which still produces silk, and has a re-furbished gallery. We will be holding a seminar and workshops, details on my website. Member
June 2019

Open studios

Surrey Artists Open Studios

My home studio and garden

11 Pirbright Cottages, Fox Corner, Worplesdon

1/2, 5, 6(eve only 6-8.30pm), 7/8/9/10, 12,14/15June

11am - 5pm

Once again I shall be opening my garden studio as part of Surrey Artists Open Studios. In addition to my figurative work, and some garden pieces I also produce a small range of handmade silver jewellery. Other studios on close proximity. Trail maps available. Fox Pub (opposite house) serves food. Member

Open Studio

"Woodside" Salmons road, Effingham, Surrey KT24 5QH

Woodside, Salmons Road, Effingham KT24 5QH

Saturday 1st Jun - Sunday 16th Jun

11am - 5.00pm

My fused glass and textiles will be on display in a beautiful garden setting with beautiful ceramics by potter Julia Roberts Brown. See brochure for details. We are open each weekend and all day on Thursday the 13th June. If you are specifically coming to talk to me I will not be available on the 8th June. Lovely setting, free refreshments Member

Surrey Open Studios

Home studio

11 henchley dene, merrow common

Saturday 1st Jun - Tuesday 4th Jun

11-5 daily

I'm a mixed media artist using acrylic inks, watercolour and sometimes metal leaf in a loose, contemporary style. A mixture of subjects from the natural world, trees in particular, plants, landscapes and buildings. Work in progress on show and some examples of metal leafing. Cards, small pictures as well as larger for sale. Member

Open Studios 2019

Home studio

39 Markville Gardens, Caterham, CR3 6RG

1st & 2nd June, Tues 4th June, Friday 7th June, Tuesday 11th June, Sat 15th June

11-5pm

Watercolour paintings & prints available to buy. Plus printed home accessories and gifts featuring original watercolour paintings. This studio is part of a wider trail 'Connecting Through Colour' Member

Surrey Artists' Open Studios

Studio 47

118 Kingsley Road, Horley, Surrey RH6-8AW

The first 3 weekends in June.

11:00 am till 5:00 pm

Palettes and Tripods will be taking part in Open Studios again this year. Three Artists will be showing their work, created in a variety of media. There will be examples of painting, drawing, photography and printmaking being shown, all inspired by the natural world. There will also be the opportunity to come along and paint your own Horley Stone! Member

Summer Exhibition

Littleworks Studio

Stadbury, Abbey Road, Shepperton, TW17 9JA

Sat 1st June, Sun 2nd June, Friday 7th June, Sat 8th June, Sun 9th June, Thurs 13th June

11am to 5pm

Open studio showcasing contemporary printmaking, painting and ceramics Member

Open art studio

9 Garlichill Road Epsom Downs KT18 5UB

9 Garlichill Road Epsom Downs KT18 5UB

2nd June 2019, 3rd June 2019, 6th June 2019, 8th June 2019, 9th June 2019, 10th June 2019, 13th June

11am - 5pm, Thursday only: 6pm - 8:30pm

Paintings in watercolour, acrylic or oil. Representational and abstract. Prints with matching cushions. Refreshments and artwork in conservatory. Steps to garden studio. Member

Open Studio

The Studio,

Field Cottage, Lynwick Street, Rudgwick, West Sussex, RH12 3DN

Saturday 1st Jun - Sunday 16th Jun

11.00am to 5.00pm

Two artists, Members of Tadworth Art Group, showing paintings in Acrylic, Oils, Pastel and Watercolour. Landscapes, seascapes, portraits and automotive art. Member

Exhibition of prints

Lower Kings Studio

Lower Kings, Church Street, Rudgwick, West Sussex RH12 3EE

Sat 1st June, Sun 2nd June, Tue 4th June, Wed 5th June, Fri 7th, Sat 8th, Sun 9th June

11am-5pm

Ceramics, jewellery and photography from three artists - displayed in a beautiful working pottery studio overlooking a lovely garden. Member

Surrey Artists Open Studios

The Conservatory

6 Oriel Hill

June 1st,2nd,6th,8th,9th,13th,15th,16th

11am- 5pmSat, Sunand Thurs. Thurs 6-8.30pmThurs

An exhibition of completed mosaic works as well as work in progress. Member

Summer Exhibition

"The back garden"

22, St Georges Rd, Farnham Surrey, GU98NB

Saturday 1st Jun - Sunday 16th Jun

Open Sat-Mon 11am-2pm. 2.30pm-5pm. Thur 10.30am-7pm. Fri-Sun 11am-2pm. 2.30-5pm.

One ceramicist showcasing small pieces of ceramic ware in the Back garden where the pieces are made. Refreshments available. Member
June 2019

Workshops / classes

PETER RUSH ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP

CREATIVE RESPONSE (ARTS) LTD

28 West Street

Saturday 1st Jun

10am - 4pm

Illustrating stories, letters and diaries. Students need to have something prepared beforehand to save time. All equipment provided. Please book as spaces are limited by email contact@creativeresponsearts.org or phone 01252 716876 07966 396294 £20 per person Member

Mindful Pinch Pots

Surrey Art School

Dean House Farm, Newdigate, RH5 5DL

Saturday 22nd Jun

14.00 - 16.00

Learn how to form a pot using the simplest of techniques 'pinching'. This workshop is ideal for beginners and a gentle introduction to clay. Member

Collect and Dye

Jo Aylwin Studio and Bishop's Meadow

1, Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Sat 22nd June and Sun 23rd June

10am - 4pm each day

A two day workshop to collect dye materials, process them and then dye with them. What dyes will be achieved will depend on what is available to collect on the Saturday. In addition to collecting and preparing the dyes, you will also learn about mordents and their uses. You will be dyeing yarn samples. You will take home a Natural Dye Kit. Member

Weaving on an Mini Loom

Jo Aylwin Studio

1, Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Thursday 13th Jun

1pm - 3pm

A fun two hour introduction to weaving on a loom. You will use a mini loom which is quick to prepare and easy to use. Ideal for those who have never woven or are returning to weave after a long break. At the end of the workshop you take home your own mini loom so that you can carry on weaving. Member

Weaving on a Mini Loom

Jo Aylwin Studio

1, Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Thursday 6th Jun

1pm - 3pm

A fun two hour introduction to weaving on a loom. You will use a mini loom which is quick to prepare and easy to use. Ideal for those who have never woven or are returning to weave after a long break. At the end of the workshop you take home your own mini loom so that you can carry on weaving. Member

Introduction to Indigo

Jo Aylwin Studio

1, Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Monday 10th Jun

10am - 4pm

Have a day exploring indigo dye and shibori and tie dye. You will learn to make an indigo vat, basic shibori and tie dye techniques and to dye in indigo. You will make samples with a variety of fabrics and yarn and have a silk scarf to dye. At the end of the day you will also take home an Indigo Dye Kit Member

Introduction to Indigo

Jo Aylwin Studio

1, Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Monday 3rd Jun

10am - 4pm

Have a day exploring indigo dye and shibori and tie dye. You will learn to make an indigo vat, basic shibori and tie dye techniques and to dye in indigo. You will make samples with a variety of fabrics and yarn and have a silk scarf to dye. At the end of the day you will also take home an Indigo Dye Kit Member

Introduction to Natural Dyeing

Jo Aylwin Studio

1, Stoke HillsFarnham GU9 7TE

Wednesday 12th Jun

10am - 4pm

A day working with natural dyes, that is dyes made from plants and other natural materials. You will learn about mordents, preparing dye baths and using dye baths. You will be dyeing yarn samples and will go home with these plus a Natural Dye Kit so that you can continue dyeing. Member

Introduction to Natural Dyeing

Jo Aylwin Studio

1, Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Wednesday 5th Jun

10am - 4pm

A day working with natural dyes, that is dyes made from plants and other natural materials. You will learn about mordents, preparing dye baths and using dye baths. You will be dyeing yarn samples and will go home with these plus a Natural Dye Kit so that you can continue dyeing. Member

Introduction to Acid Dyeing

Jo Aylwin Studio

1 Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Tuesday 11th Jun

10am - 4pm

A one day workshop learning to use Acid Dyes. You will dye yarn samples and go away with 36 samples plus an Acid Dye Kit Member

Introduction to Acid Dyeing

Jo Aylwin Studio

1 Stoke Hills Farnham GU9 7TE

Tuesday 11th Jun

10am - 4pm

A one day workshop learning to use Acid Dyes. You will dye yarn samples and go away with 36 samples plus an Acid Dye Kit Member

Introduction to Acid Dyeing

Jo Aylwin Studio

1 Stoke Hills Farnham GU0 7TE

Tuesday 4th Jun

10am - 4pm

A one day workshop learning to use Acid Dyes. You will dye yarn samples and go away with 36 samples plus an Acid Dye Kit Member