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ART EXHIBITIONS, FAIRS & EVENTS:

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SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS: 2024

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SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS: 2023

Taurus Crafts - Xmas Market

2nd/3rd/8th/9th/10th/16th/17th December 2023

10am-5pm (except the 8th which is 6pm-9pm)

Taurus Crafts, The Old Park, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 6BU

(Located on the main A48 between Lydney and Ayleburton)

The regions largest Xmas fair is back for another year with a calendar of different activities and event for each weekend along with a huge selection of xmas trees! Selection of food and 2 on-site cafes. 

Find me in the gift marquee.

PLEASE NOTE:  I will now NOT be at Taurus on 2nd & 3rd Dec. as unfortunately I've got Covid.  I am hoping to still be there for the Lantern Parade on the the 8th and both remaining weekends - but please check my social media for latest updates.

 

Forest Makers Xmas Makers Market

18th & 19th Nov. 2023 

Ruardean Memorial Hall

10am-5pm

Hand-picked stallholders/Demos/Workshops/On-site Food/Street Food Vendors

Hugely popular local arts market with curated artisans from across the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley.  Not to be missed!

Brockhampton Court Gift Fair

Thurs. 7th Dec.

10am - 5pm

A cheeky mid-weeker in a gorgeous premium venue in Herefordshire with hand picked stalls. Organised by the Friends of Hope Caple.

"H:Art":

My first time at the regions largest event in 9 years!  I'll be exhibiting beside some HUGE talent at St. Mary's Church in Ross on Wye which is venue 59 in the H:Art brochure. Find me in the CHANCEL...

Further details at:

https://www.h-art.org.uk/explore/venue/hart-st-marys

Saturday 2nd September to Sunday 10th September

Please note: I will be leaving late morning on Sunday 10th Sept.

"UK Fluid Art Events":

The FIRST national UK event of it's kind.  Bringing together 3 of the UK's premier fluid artists for a day of workshops, learning and fun! NOT TO BE MISSED.

Limited Spaces Available. Pre-booking essential.

Further details at:

https://www.julievatcherartist.co.uk/uk-fluid-art-events

TUES. 26th Sept.

10am - 6pm

"farOpen Artist Trail":

I'm STUDIO #11 in the brochure.

1st Floor
Newent Community Centre
Ross Road
Newent
GL18 1BD

OPEN: All year round by appointment and during the farOpen Art Trail:  
OPEN: 1, 5, 6, 7, 8 July from 11am - 6pm 
CLOSED:   2, 3, 4, 9 July 

Full deets at:  https://www.faropen.co.uk/moniqueoliver.html

"Chepstow Festival of Arts": CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER:(

This hugely popular 1-day event attracts lots of visitors.  There is something going on in different locations throughout the town all day.

Find me in the Artisan Craft Market in St. Mary's Priory.

More details coming soon.

SAT. 15th July 

SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS: 2022

"TAURUS CRAFTS XMAS FAYRES":

Top artists and makers from the region.

Every SAT. & SUN. in DEC. until 5pm on the 18th.

10am-5pm

BBQ/On Site Shops & Cafes/Artisans Market/Scheduled Events throughtout the day/s

10am-5pm

FAROPEN XMAS ART MARKET

12th & 13th Nov.

RUARDEAN, UK

Memorial Hall

The Open Studio organisers have some super special xmas treats lined up for this weekend of festivities including on-site mosaic, enamel and potrait workshops, traditional light refreshments AND a selection of street-food vendors!  Oh - and there's some incredible talent displaying their wares.  NOT TO BE MISSED!

 

“ARTIST & MAKERS MATERIALS & SUPPLY SALE”

15th October

BISHOPSWOOD, UK

Bishopswood Village Hall

Walford

Ross-on-Wye

HR9 5QT

From 11am - 4pm

I've teamed up with fellow creatives throughout Gloucestershire & Herefordshire for this event.  We'll be selling all our NEW/NEARLY NEW & PRE-LOVED materials, supplies and equipment at BARGAIN PRICES!

FREE Entry & Parking

Level Access

On-site cafe 11am - 2pm

Table Enquiries

CHEPSTOW ARTS FESTIVAL

16th July

CHEPSTOW, WALES

From 9.30am - All day

Showcasing, SMALL & MEDIUM ORIGINAL WORK, Prints & Cards.

This is a huge event featuring an Aardman Animations workshop for kids, a full day and evening of LIVE events, art exhibitions and an Artisan market in the High Street.  

Park & Ride located at CHEPSTOW RACE COURSE.

 

 

OPEN STUDIO:

STUDIO No. 6” @ The Secret Gallery

29th June -10th July

POURING DEMO Sunday 3rd July at 2pm 

TAURBILEE” 

5th June

Taurus Crafts, Lydney

Times 11am-5pm

Showcasing NEW JEWELLERY and selected small works

SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS: 2021

 

 

Q7 Gallery, Chepstow UK NP16 5FG

Dates to be confirmed

The Christmas Show

SECRET GALLERY, NEWENT – UK

Dates to be confirmed

The Christmas Show

Check website for opening days/times.

 

 

Q7 Gallery, Chepstow UK NP16 5FG

7th-24October 2021

Selected small works/farOpen Group Exhibition

Thurs-Sunday 10am - 4pm

farOPEN STUDIOS” 

3rd/4th/10th & 11th July (I am studio #6 in the farOpen brochure)

FOREST OF DEAN & WYE VALLEY 

GALLERY CRILLON, Tokyo Japan

18th Feb - ONLINE

LYONSGOLD GALLERY Ross-on-Wye – UK

Daily 10am-4pm

Check website for opening days/times.

SELECTED PIECES :

SECRET GALLERY, NEWENT – UK

Check website for opening days/times.

FLOAT IN THE FOREST” - 

24th February- 

FOREST OF DEAN, UK

Selected Pieces on Permanent Display

Check website for opening days/times.

 

SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS: 2020

farOpen Xmas 2020 at the SECRET GALLERY, NEWENT – UK

OPENS 3rd DEC. Check website for opening days/times.

LYONSGOLD GALLERY Ross-on-Wye – UK

Daily 10am-4pm

REOPENS 3rd DEC. Check website for opening days/times.

SELECTED PIECES :

SECRET GALLERY, NEWENT – UK

REOPENS 2nd DEC. Check website for opening days/times.

FLOAT IN THE FOREST” - 

24th February- 

FOREST OF DEAN, UK

Selected Pieces on Permanent Display

REOPENS 2nd DEC.  Check website for opening days/times.

"ILLUSIONS”  - Joint Exhibition with Sarah Trenchard 3D Artist

17th March- 4th April

SECRET GALLERY, NEWENT – UK

Private View Sat. 21st March 7-9pm

CANCELLED - EXHIBITION MOVING ONLINE

 

"FRESH ART FAIR” 

24th- 26th April

CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE – UK

Group exhibition

For Ticket Information: Art Exhibition Preview 

POSTPONED 

farOPEN STUDIOS” 

4th- 12th July (my studio open on selected dates ONLY - tbc)

FOREST OF DEAN & WYE VALLEY UK

Card Payments Accepted.

CANCELLED UNTIL 2021

 

CELEBRATION OF CRAFTSMANSHIP & DESIGN” 

22- 31st August

Private View on 21st August

CHELTENHAM - UK

CANCELLED

 

SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS: 2019

CREATES GALLERY MONMOUTH” 

6th Sept - 2nd Nov

MONMOUTH UK

2 Pieces from the NEW "Inner Landscapes" Collection

DEAN HERITAGE MUSEUM” 

10th Sept - 2nd Nov

LOWER SOUDLEY UK

A selection of small to medium sized framed works

 

farOPEN STUDIOS” 

6th- 14th July

FOREST OF DEAN & WYE VALLEY UK

STUDIO 6 on the gallery trail

My Drybrook studio will be open EVERYDAY (except Monday 8th July) from 10am-4pm.  Card Payments Accepted.

 

"FRESH ART FAIR” 

26th- 28th April 2019

CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE – UK

Group exhibition

For Ticket Information: Art Exhibition Preview 

 

“FLOAT IN THE FOREST” - https://floatintheforest.co.uk/

24th February- 

FOREST OF DEAN, UK

Selected Pieces on Permanent Display

 

“EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE 2019” - CREATES MAGAZINE

7th February- 9th March 2019

Creates Galleries – MONMOUTH, UK

Group exhibition

SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS: 2018

“MODUS OPERANDI”

1st November- 22nd December 2018

The Secret Gallery – Unit 12, The Shambles, Newent GL18 1PP

Group exhibition

“SUMMER EXHIBITION”

3rd July - 1st September 2018

Creates Gallery – 15 Church Street. Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 5BX

Group exhibition

 

“ART IN PENALLT”

30th August until 2nd September 2018

 https://www.artinpenallt.org.uk/

Art in Penallt is a four day juried exhibition and fixture on the Welsh art scene. 

Featuring local and international artists and makers.

SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS: 2016-2017

“TRILOGY”

5th-27th April 2017

The Guildhall – GLOUCESTER UK – Public Building

“METAMORPHOSIS”

7th-11th Feb. 2017

The Subscription Rooms – STROUD UK – Public Building

“UNDERWATER LOVE”

Sept-Dec. 2016

Warehouse 701 – HEREFORD UK

“JUST DESSERTS”

17th-19th Sept. 2016

Canon Frome Court – LEDBURY UK

GROUP SHOWS: 2016-2017

CREATES GALLERY - MONMOUTH, UK

Nov.-Dec. 2017

A selection of work from “Barbaric Growth" "Underwater Love" & "Cosmic" Collections

SECRET GALLERY - NEWENT, UK

Oct. 2017

A selection of work from “Barbaric Growth"

ART AT THE GEORGE- NEWNHAM-ON-SEVERN, UK

July 2017

A selection of work from “Strange Blossom"

DEAN HERITAGE MUSEUM- LOWER SOUDLEY, UK

14th May – 4th June

A selection of work from “Barbaric Growth" & "Cosmic" Collections

CAELUM GALLERY- NEW YORK, USA

June 2017

A selection of work from “Just Desserts" 

BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER- GUILDHALL, GLOUCESTER, UK

March 2017

GALLERY @ THE SHAMBLES- NEWENT, UK

17th Nov. – 16th Dec. 2016

A selection of work from “Underwater Love" & "Just Desserts"

FLYER ART GALLERY-  ROME, ITALY

16-30th Sept 2016

A selection of work from "Just Desserts"

GARRET GALLERY-  LEDBURY, UK

3-30th August 2016

A selection of work from “Underwater Love" 

TAURUS-  LYDNEY PARK ESTATE, UK

9-17th July 2016

Open Studios Taster Exhibition

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