Here is a link to the website. https://www.northsomersetarts.org/exhibitions.html
There are 9 local artists showing their creative work from paintings, jewellery, textiles, ceramics and wood in the School Rooms from today till 12th May and in St Andrews Refectory from today till 8th closed 9th-12th. Follow the pink flags to find them!
On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May an unusual exhibition highlighting the art of the needle is being presented by members of North Somerset Embroidery and Textiles Group at Cleeve Village Hall. The group’s creative work over the past two years consists of stunning contemporary and classic textile arts which will be on display and for sale between 10am and 6pm on both days.
Entry is free and visitors can sample scrumptious cakes and refreshments made by members.
The group meets monthly and welcomes new members to our monthly hand and machine sewing sessions and tutored events.
If you would like to enter a photograph in the village wildlife photography competition (see poster below) hand it into the library, with your contact details on the reverse before Saturday February 23.
All photographs will be on display in the library for 2 weeks and members of the public will be asked to vote for their favourite photo in each class.
These are photos of some of the work completed at Love Congresbury’s St Congar’s Day
Tropical temperatures did not deter villagers from flocking to St. Andrew’s church paddock, for Congresbury village fete and Flower show, which was better than ever this year, with attractions for all ages.
The upbeat sound of the Cadbury Saxophones encouraged slackers to the event, and the paddock was filled with stalls, manned by different village groups, coupled with a bouncy slide and ball pool, and a display by Avon Owls.
The Morgan car display of handmade luxury vehicles, and the vintage cars displayed by Debbie Fortune, the Audi shortly destined for Le Mans, drew appreciative crowds, mainly men.
The first exhibition by Congresbury’s quilting group proved to be a huge success with a constant flow of visitors to The Old School Rooms where the group meets every Tuesday afternoon.
Sales of their work, raffle tickets and tea and cakes raised more than £320 for Children’s Hospice Southwest.
Spring is on the way, a time when thoughts start to turn towards enjoying and enhancing our gardens. I’ve been busy throughout the winter, designing and making sculptures and planters ready for the new season.
My first two shows of 2015 are not far away now – I’m taking part again in the Easter Sculpture Exhibition at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden (3rd – 6th April). As well as the outdoor sculptures in various media there will be a botanical art exhibition, demonstrations and garden tours.
Established in 1986 Church House Designs promotes quality British contemporary crafts with particular emphasis on ceramics,glassware and jewellery. The gallery is selected for quality by the Crafts Council of Great Britain.
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Individual & Commissioned Designs using semi-precious stones, crystals, glass beads, shell and freshwater pearls. Restringing of favourite broken necklaces! Visit my Home-Studio in Congresbury- for an appointment tel: 01934 834797. Do have a look at my website www.vivasbeadboxjewellery.weebly.com