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Thorpe Market art 2019 750CF

Try doing art at Thorpe Market Church

This year’s Open Studios art event at Thorpe Market Church over Spring half term week will give visitors the opportunity to watch demonstrations and learn some of the techniques for themselves. 

Thorpe Market Church 640CFEastCoastArtz are a group of North Walsham based artists.  They have exhibited regularly at Thorpe Market Church, and are once more using the church to participate in the county-wide “Open Studios” event. This year there will be seven artists exhibiting their work, which includes mixed media, painting, sculpture, collage, photography, textiles, rag rugs, driftwood models, wooden toys, prints and cards.
The Open Studios event runs from 10am to 5pm daily from Saturday May 25 to Saturday June 1, and 11.30am to 6pm on Sunday June 2.  Refreshments will be available and there is ample parking and level access. Admission is free.
Visitors are invited to take part in workshops or view demonstrations from 2pm to 4pm on most of the days, but the workshops must be pre-booked.

  • Saturday May 25 :  Pen and Wash in the churchyard with Susanne Lakin. Materials supplied.  Maximum 10 people.  £7.50.  Please pre-book 01692 407555.


  • Wednesday May 29 :  Painting with Watercolour Using Credit Cards with Nigel Paterson. Materials supplied. Maximum 10 people. £7.50.  Please pre-book 01263 515607.


  • Thursday May 30 :  Free rag rug making demonstration with Edy Ward.


  • Friday May 31 :  Mexican Woven Hangings with Jeny Walding. Materials supplied.  Limited numbers. £7.50.  Please pre-book 01263 721062.


  • Sunday June 2 :  Free sculpture demonstration with Ken Riches.

St Margaret’s Church, Thorpe Market is at NR11 8UA.

Visit :  www.thorpemarket.org.uk  

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