Art Fair: 9 and 10 June 2017
Uckfield’s largest annual exhibition and sale of paintings, jewellery, textiles, glass, ceramics and prints.
Venue: Weald Hall, Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Way, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1AE. See How to find us for directions and parking.
Entrance free, donations welcome.
Art Fair Opening Times
Friday 9 June: 3pm 8pm
Grand Opening, Friday 9 June: 7pm A glass of something bubbly and a chance to preview the exhibition. Special guest to be announced later.
Saturday 10 June: 10am-5pm
Creative Workshops & Demonstrations: 9-10 June 2017
During the Fair: Each year we hold activities for both children and adults during the Fair. We have an interesting line-up of workshops for you this summer.There usually is a small fee for supplies and we will be taking bookings closer to the event.
Try out the fun art of felting with Ann Dishman and a session with textile artist Isobel Moore using simple embroidery stitches and recycled materials to make a mini masterpiece. Artists Sarah Oyetunde will repeat her popular Mandala workshop and Sylvia Huggair will be leading a pastel workshop. Previous exhibitor, Jackie Bennett will also be leading a weaving workshop. There will also be the usual children’s activities and artists demonstrating their craft at their stalls.
Embroidery Workshop: Isobel Moore
You too can create your very own piece of beautiful textile art. Isobel Moore will show you how to use simple embroidery stitches and recycled materials to create a unique mini masterpiece. £5 per person, including all materials. Suitable for adults, and children over 8 years old.
Weaving Workshop: Jackie Bennett
Weaving workshop. Suitable for adults, and children over 7 years old. Charge for materials £3 per person.
Felting Workshop: Ann Dishman
Try your hand at needle-felting. All tools supplied. Charge for materials £5 per person.
Mandala Workshop: Sarah Oyetunde
Details to come.
Pastel Drawing Workshop: Sylvia Huggair
Details to come.
More details and how to book will be available here and in the Art Fair programme in mid-May.
The awards for the Childrens’ Art Competition “Celebrate Uckfield”, will presented to the winners at the Art Fair. Come and admire the talented output of so many young artists.