Caversham Arts Trail 18th -20th May 2012 – Week 2

Many thanks to all of you who attended the first weekend of Caversham Arts Trail. We are pleased to say the trail was well-attended and made all the more enjoyable by the sunshine.

We will be opening again this Friday 18th May through until Sunday 20th May. All venues are open from 11am to 5pm. (Please note that venue 9 will not be open on Friday 18th May).

Details and downloadable guide available at here.  Or ask for a guide at one of the venues.

Here are a few images from last weekend.

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We have 8 new artists showing this year, as well as some new venues, and plenty of activities as well as some rather nice cake on sale in aid of our chosen charity TEAM Hannah.
 
Briefly, our new artists and their venues are:
Bookity – Re-using unwanted books – Venue 3
Brenda Graham – Glass and jewellery – Venue 5
Sophie Waite – Smoke fired ceramics –  Venue 5 (this venue also has some good cake on sale)
Beady Pool – Lampwork and silver jewellery – Venue 6
Lou Jessop –  Relief appliqué – Venue 8
Nicola Kantorowicz, Stained glass – Venue 8 (tea and cake also available here)
Sanbags – Hand crafted bags – Venue 11
Debbie Page – Pottery – Venue 12
 
And the activities taking place are:
Poetry reading, Two Rivers Press, 3pm Saturday(this venue is in a nice garden setting) – Venue 2
Slip casting and ceramic demonstrations, Lauren Denney, on-going – Venue 6 
Open mike poetry, 3pm Saturday, Robin Thomas (also in a nice garden, with cake and refreshments available, NEW venue) Venue 10
Make a fused glass pendant, Barbara Goodbun, on-going – Venue 11
Silversmithing demo, 2:30pm Sunday, Matthew Hitch – Venue 12

This year the trail is sponsored by The Head Partnership and Silver Street Studios.

Catch live updates throughout the trail via our Facebook page and Twitter.

Caversham Arts Trail 7&8 and 13-15 May 2011

This year the second Caversham Arts Trail will take place across Caversham. You can keep track of updates via facebook and on twitter.

There are 32 artists showing their work in studios, workshops, homes and gardens across Caversham. It is a chance for you to see and buy art work made in Caversham and the surrounding area at your leisure. Take this opportunity to speak directly to the artists themselves, useful if you have a particular commission in mind.

You can download the leaflet which includes all artists details, opening times, demonstration information and a map showing all venues here.

If you would like to know more regarding parking, restricted access and refreshments at each of the venues please click here.

We are pleased to announce that we will be collecting donations and raising awareness for the King’s Meadow Baths.  The baths will be open from 11am to 5pm on 13th, 14th and 15th May where you will get to see the baths in all their glory  as  well as  future plans. Check their website for more information on the campaign and how you can get involved in this local treasure.

Venue 12 will  hold a collection of various artist work as well as a display from the King’s Meadow Baths and a display entitled Caversham 100 years on. The opening of venue 12 will take place at 10.30am on 7th May, please come along, see details here.

We would like to thank More Arts and The Earley Charity for their support with our Arts Trail this year.