Open Studios event 2017

Winter Open Studios

Visit Banks Mill Studios during our winter Open Studios event to meet over 50 artists, designers, makers and creative services providers.  As well as seeing first hand how our artists create their unique designs and handmade products you can also buy original work directly from the artists themselves, something that can't be experienced on the high street.  Or meet one of our creative service providers to discuss how they can work with you; from branding and website design, digital and video promotion or photography services.

There will also be an on-site pop up cafe on Saturday and Sunda for you to recharge your batteries and a kids trail to keep our younger visitors engaged with the artwork.

Amongst the artists taking part you can see a variety of different disciplines including:

  • Jewellery
  • Glass 
  • Ceramics
  • Printmaking
  • Art
  • Textiles & accessories
  • Magazine collage art
  • Wedding and fashion design
  • Graphic and digital design
  • Illustration
  • Film making
  • Make up design
  • Tattooing

You can easily spend the whole day wandering around this old Victorian rope factory, which was converted into studios nearly twenty years ago. 

  • Free entry
  • Onsite food and refreshments for purchase
  • Free prize draw
  • Kid's art trail

Please note that there is no lift in Banks Mill so there is limited access to the ground floor only for less abled visitors.

Pre-register to attend the event to be entered into our free prize draw register here

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