(BN26 6RX - postcode for the centre of Arlington)

Friday, 17 June 2011

Arlington ART & CRAFT SHOW

Arlington Village Hall, The Street, Arlington, BN26 6RX
9th & 10th July, 10.30 - 5pm
Evening viewing Sat, 6-8pm

Local art and crafts from over 50 local exhibitors including:

Jo Hudson
Sonya Tatham
Mary Cooper
Brrenda Carr
Alice Howard-Graham
Michael Blaber
Margaret Tuton
Hazel Hooker
Jenny Johnstone
Jackie Hurwood
Ruth Bodkin
Josie Tipler
Vi  Robinson
Colin Harwood
Anne Howard
Liz Cottingham
Zan Stevenson
Claire Carr
Robert bell
Ivy dunk
Maureen Brown
Pam Smith
Frances Stevens
Ann Lakin
Rita Chaplen
Jan East
Michael Gower
Camilla Tennant
Anne- Claude Downs
Ron Hunt

Craft stalls include pottery, photography, knitwear, card crafts, jewellery and more. Demonstrations at intervals of buttoncraft by The Button Lady, knitting plus 'Make a Bracelet' with Sharon Dinnie (more information below)

The winners of this year’s Paint me a Spring Woodland Competition will be on show.

‘Have a Go” painting table in the Marquee.
Children's Art Show in the marquee (collection in aid of Chestnut Tree House).

Author Book signings in the marquee, 2-4pm on Sunday.

Refreshments & light lunches, parking, disabled access & toilets.
£1 entry (under 16s free)   07505 007 049
(entry to the marquee is free during the day)

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Artists confirmed

All of the artists who have spaces at the show will receive their letters of confimation by 10th May. Sadly we could not accommodate everyone who applied, but those who were unlucky have already been informed and are on the waiting list.
If you have applied but have heard nothing by 10th May, please get in touch in case your application went astray.
There is still space in the field for gazebo pitches which can be shared by individual or groups of artists or used for craft stalls.

The Festival Programmes are now ready to distribute - you can pick some up either from the Arlington Village Hall on Thursday evenings (7-9pm), The Old Courthouse in Hailsham High Street (from 9-5.30 weekdays and 10-12.30 Saturdays), or from Pickhams in Wilmington by prior arangement. 01323 485153.

Saturday, 16 April 2011

Art Show full - more crafts pitches available 9/10 July

We are now fully booked in the Hall for artists but there is still space in the car park and field for more craft pitches so artists may like to show their work in a gazebo. Pitches are £5 per day for 3m x 3m, bring your own gazebo, tables, screens etc.

There will be a children's art show in the marquee in the field during the days, local author book signings (at times TBC) and Cajun Music on the Saturday evening .

At the time of writing we have the following craft stalls confirmed:  
McGown - pictures/cards/jewellery
Sharon Dinnie – Beadwork, make your own bracelets
Marion Sparshott - Cards & Gifts
Pamela Vieler - Buttoncraft / knitting
Liz Cottingham - silver jewellery / pottery
Pam Smith - 3d cards/pics, card making items silk flowers, knitted scarves
Annie Ravenscroft - charms for wine glass, handbag etc
Rachel Church - Jewellery

Tina and Paul Luff Diamonte personalised clothing
George gatland Driftwood and shell mirrors etc
Julie Cronin Quilts, Aprons, cushions

Monday, 4 April 2011

Space is running out!!

At the time of writing there are just 11 screens left to allocate so if you haven't put your application in yet, hurry!
£10 per screen (£8 members) / £6 half screen (£4 members)
Unframed browser pictures £1 each, maximum of 4.

There are still pitches available in the field / car park for a gazebo or similar (3m x 3m pitch) so you could team up with other artists / craftspeople and have your own show.
£6 per pitch per day (£5 members), electricity £5 extra.

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Applications now open!!

Applications are now invited from Artists and Craftspeople wishing to take part in the Art & Craft Show on 9th & 10th July 2011
Print your copy of the form and letter from this link ( once the file has opened and you can view it to read, go to the top left and click FILE - download original file OR Print (PDF). You will then be able to print a copy to fill in and post).

If you have problems downloading or printing the form, please email me, Josie, on  CONTACT

Closing date for applications for artists is 15th April 2011
Craft stalls may be booked up until 1 week before the event

Friday, 18 February 2011

Arlington Art & Craft Show 2011

9th & 10th July 2011

Artists and craftspeople are invited to register their interest now in the 2011 annual Art & Craft Show. This event is part of the Arlington Arts Festival which covers the whole of the Arlington, Wilmington, Berwick, Alciston and Selmeston area. Craft pitches will be £5 per day. Artists will be allocated space on a whole or half screen basis (screens are 4 x 4ft aprox)-prices tbc.

Please email your interest to arlington-art-group@tesco.net and you will be emailed an application form when they are ready.