What's on - Art in the Barns

Unique Cottage Studios Open Day

24th June 2017 10 am – 4 pm

We are delighted to be celebrating our 10th anniversary this Saturday with our annual Art in the Barns event. Throughout the day there will be a variety of demonstrations and fun events, some of which visitors will be encouraged to take part in. We are sure that we have something for everyone from woad dying to wood turning and not forgetting our very unique pottery throw-down. Our cafe will be serving delicious home made cakes and light lunches which can be enjoyed in the picturesque surroundings of our garden and court yard.

Here is the full programme for the day:


Carolyn Goodwin – oil and acrylic paintings and figurative ceramics

Strawberry Glass – Demonstrations throughout the day

Kitchen –Deborah Horsfield, printing and have a go sessions

Upstairs Studio - Fenland Textiles will be demonstrating some natural dying techniques using woad and flowers from our garden


Doodles Pottery Painting – a chance for all ages to bring out their artistic side


Fiona Gurney of Box of Frogs Mosaics will be creating a collaborative piece of garden art

Information Point - pick up a What's On guide for regular classes, groups and workshops held at Unique Cottage Studios


Unique Cottage Textiles Group - a small exhibition of the varied skills and activities of this popular group together with fun activities for visitors to take part in

Thurlby Threads – Enid and Jane will be holding 3 felting sessions throughout the day and also demonstrate spinning and weaving techniques

Sessions at 10.30 1.30 and 2.30

Susy Chaplin - silk Painting and pewter work demonstrations


Our resident potters, Fiona Kim and Tony, will be demonstrating their own and their students work

Also, back by popular demand the Unique Cottage Pottery Throw-down

11.30 Students have a go

2.30 Fiona, Kim and Tony – go for it!!!


Spalding Wood Turners will be exhibiting and demonstrating beautiful pieces from a variety of woods

CHAIN BRIDGE FORGE - demonstrations and have a go sessions

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