Bridge Arts Events

Uckfield Railway Station Pop-up Exhibition: Throughout June & July

A unique and inventive exhibition is taking place in the waiting room of Uckfield Railway Station where commuters, travellers and visitors and can enjoy a space transformed by art.

The exhibition energises the space by displaying transparent images of artists’ work on the windows. This lets natural light filter through illuminating the artworks and bringing the room to life.

The images showcase a selection of the varied and diverse range of art and craft pieces created by the Bridge Arts members and provides a tantalising taster of what you can expect to see at the Bridge Arts in Uckfield Summer Fair in June.


Uckfield Art Trail Busy 2014 Art Fair visitors and exhibitors, photo by Natalie Banton.

Art Fair: 9 and 10 June

Uckfield’s largest annual exhibition and sale of paintings, jewellery, textiles, glass, ceramics and prints.

Friday 9 June: 3pm-8pm
Opening; 7pm
A glass of something summery and a chance to preview the exhibition. Special Guest of Honour, artist Bazza West will say a few words.

Saturday 10 June: 10am-5pm
Children’s Competition Awards: 11am
Announcement and presentation of prizes to winners of this year’s Celebrate Uckfield Children’s Art Competition.

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.

Creative Workshops & Demonstrations: 9-10 June

During the Fair there are activities for both children and adults. We have an interesting line-up of workshops led by exhibitors and visiting professionals this summer.

As well as the following workshops there will also be children’s activities and artists demonstrating their craft at their stalls.

Book the workshops listed below via Facebook or on the day if there are spaces remaining,

Pastel Drawing with Sylvia Huggair

Pastel workshop to produce an animal painting with artist and exhibitor Sylvia Huggair, covering the use of pastels and the equipment needed to create a picture. £3 per person for the special paper and pastels. Suitable for all.

Isobel Moore - Embroidery12:15-1:00
with Isobel Moore

You too can create your very own piece of beautiful textile art. Exhibitor 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.


Weaving with Jackie Bennett

Weaving workshop with traditional woven tapestry techniques from adult education weaver Jackie Bennett. Suitable for adults, and children over 7 years old. Charge for materials £3 per person.


Needle-Felting with Ann Dishman

Try your hand at needle-felting with Chair of the East Sussex Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers. All welcome but children under 10 to be with responsible adult. All tools supplied. £5 per person for materials.


Sarah Oyetunde - Moon Phases3:15-4:00
Mandalas  with Sarah Oyetunde

Mandala colouring workshop inspired by nature’s organic patterns and shapes with artist and exhibitor Sarah Oyetunde. £3 per person, including materials. Suitable for all ages.


Coming Soon: Details about Bridge Cottage Exhibition on July 8. A few spaces may be available for exhibitors. Contact Tessa Deverill if interested.

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