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Browse wonderful works by local artists in the Great Hall, and pick up the perfect gift for Christmas!

Enjoy a variety of arts and crafts including oils, pastels, watercolour, acrylics, pencil, quilting, embroidery, wood turning, cards, engraved glass, stained glass, printmaking, & jewellery.

Many of the artworks will be for sale, allowing you to find the perfect Christmas present, or simply a treat for yourself to celebrate the season.

Normal whole site admission fees apply.

Watch art demonstrations:

Wednesday 8th:
Peter Lloyd Calligraphy: Demonstrations and drop-in, try your hand at Calligraphy – 10:00am – 1:00pm.

Thursday 9th:
Gillian Talbot: Demonstration of drawing with coloured pencils – 2:00pm – 3.30pm.

Sunday 12th:
Anthony Cooper: Stained glass demonstration – 12:00pm – 1:00pm.

Get involved with artist masterclasses:

Fancy learning a new skill?

Local artists from the exhibition will be holding intimate masterclasses throughout the week.

Secure your place today by clicking here.

Artists featured in the exhibition:

John Instance
Pascale Bigot (also Jewellery Maker)
Michael Salt
Rita Phillips
Ron Humphries
David Spurrier
Anne-Monique Stellinga
John Harris
Shirley Bonas

David Birtwhistle
Jennifer Chance
Gillian Talbot
Nigel Montandon
Trudi Foggo
Daisy Beedie
Peter Richmond
Tony James
Richard Bell

Peter Lloyd – Calligrapher
Anne Nation – Silversmith
Anthony George Davis – Wood Turner
Ann Henderson – Embroiderer and Quiltmaker

Stephen Myers – Glass Engraver
Anthony Cooper – Stained Glass Maker

Monday 6th December, 5.30-7.30pm

Exhibition Preview

Experience the exhibition after dark with the castle decorated for Christmas. Browse the displays with a complimentary glass of mulled wine and find the perfect gift.

For more information click here.