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KINGTON ART & CRAFT MARKET - Venue 4
Offering high quality art and craft desirables, all by local designer-makers. Handbags, waistcoats and other textiles, original paintings and prints, ironmongery, wool and Alpaca products, knitted toys and wearables, jewellery, ceramics, art cards, hand turned wood items, and more. Special festival weekend of stalls and demonstrations. Open Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm

ST MARY’S CHURCH - Venue 2
Dating back to c.1300, Grade I listed with Norman font, this fine parish church hosts a collection of work by over 40 artists and makers: huge woodblock prints, striking ceramic sculpture, handmade books, exquisite jewellery, furniture, pottery, ironwork, 3-D installation and much more. A stunning exhibition in a wonderful setting. Open 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Monday, 12 to 4pm on Sunday.

Paintings: James Burnett-Stewart, Julie Cooper, Maggie Davies, Ann Doyle, Angela Gladwell, Nick Holmes, Lois Hopwood, Peter Horrocks, Jane Keay, Ruth Kirkby, Clara Lewis, Charles MacCarthy, Julian Meredith, Tricia Mitchell, Andrew Pearson, Anthea & Peter Stillwell, Wayne Summers, Bronte Woodruff & Clare Woods; Sculptures: Caitriona Cartwright, Lottie O’Leary, Rachel Ricketts, Marcus Henke & Antonia Spowers; Installation: Charlie Hurcombe; Metal: Ambrose Burne & Marcus Henke; Jewellery: Deborah King, Wytske Lazenby, Debby Marsh, Chrissie Nash & Angela Soulier; Furniture: Mark Haddon & Andy Tobin; Ceramics: James Burnett-Stuart, Nancy Frost, Tony Hall, Dave Mullen & Gill Tennant-Eyles; Wood: Kim Davis; Glass: Jim Budd; Paper & Textiles: Carrie Ede, Mike Clements, Maureen Richardson & Adam Watson.

THE OLD POLICE STATION - Venue 9
Situated in the heart of Kington, this venue showcases striking and varied work by 12 artists and makers: oils and watercolours, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, leatherwork, carved wood and some rather unique lamps. A feast of talent and creativity. Open Saturday to Monday 10am to 4pm.

Paintings: Judith Weir, Isobel Hutton, June Coveney & Laura Rowlatt; Prints: Alison Tristram; Ceramics: Pat Thomson; Textiles: Pearl Taylor & large textile hangings by Delia Brewer; Leather: Emma Baker-Jones; Lighting: Alan Mathews & Wood: Lewis Goldwater; Printmaking: Tricia Mitchell

HERGEST CROFT GARDENS - Venue 1
Sculpture in a nationally important garden setting. Hergest Croft Gardens, home to the UK National Collections of maples, birches and zelkovas hosts outdoor sculptures including a kinetic piece, stone, ceramic and architectural ironwork. Please note: there is an admission charge of £6.50 to enter Hergest Croft Gardens. All other venues are free. Open Saturday to Monday 12 to 5.30pm.

Sculpture: Paul Baines, Ambrose Burne, Will Carr, Caitriona Cartwright, Marcus Henke, Malcom Mellen & Rachel Ricketts.

THE KINGTON CENTRE AND LIBRARY - Venue 7
How to Make a Story, Saturday 10am – 1pm. Workshop by Carol Graham, storyteller, writer, coach and consultant. Free, but must book a place:
library4kington@yahoo.com For ages 16 and over.

BORDER BEAN CAFE - Venue 5
Enjoy a cappuccino and home-made cake while admiring the art on the walls of this friendly café situated in the centre of Kington. Open Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm.

Paintings by Pam Ford & Ruth Goddard & prints by Michael Hancock & Debbie Todd.

HARMONY HANDMADE - Venue 6
Craft Café. Come to this tiny gem of a shop and try your hand at making something to take home. Choose from several small craft items costing £2 to £4 for materials. You too can be a maker and enjoy creating something special. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm.

GALLERIES

MADE IN THE MARCHES - Venue 3
This exciting gallery on two floors has carefully-curated works by a wide selection of makers in a variety of media: ceramic, textile, glass, wood, metal, paper, oils, watercolours, sculpture, jewellery and more. A place to immerse yourself in beauty. Open Saturday to Monday 10am to 4pm.

Paintings: Rebecca Finney, Rhiannon Hooson & Jane Keay; Stone: Malcolm Mellen; Ceramics: Mary Smith; Textiles: Rosamund Black & Helen Smith; Wire sculptures & mobiles: Jed Picksley

STUDIO 54 - Venue 8
Intimate gallery space featuring work by sculptor Rachel Ricketts RBSA and carefully selected two and three dimensional works by other local artists. Open Saturday to Monday 10am to 4pm.

Sculpture: By owner / curator Rachel Ricketts RBSA; botanical watercolours: Helen Haywood.

LEG OF MUTTON - Venue 10
Curated by owners and artists Shannon Donovan and Andrew Eastwood, this tiny gallery is an experience not to be missed. Ceramic sculpture that will engage, surprise and intrigue you. Open Saturday to Monday 10am to 4pm.

KINGSWOOD VILLAGE HALL - Venue 11
We are delighted to welcome the annual exhibition of the Kington Arts Society as part of the Marches Makers Festival. 1.5 miles uphill in Kingswood Road (plenty of parking available) just past The Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre. Open Saturday to Monday 10am to 4pm.

BORDER MONOCHROME CAMERA CLUB - Venue 12
Cloud 9, The Burton Hotel, Mill Street, Kington, HR5 3BQ
An exhibition of local photographs. Members meet the 2nd Friday in each month at 7.30pm at the Burton hotel.

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