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Anna-Bowen-lancashire-stonecarver-detail_Home Ground exhibitorHome Ground - celebrating a sense of place
Saturday 20 September – Sunday 9 November

The exhibition
- celebrates home-grown making by showcasing the work of contemporary craftmakers who use materials which are locally distinct, natural or recycled. Taking inspiration from the Dorset charity Common Ground's idea of 'local distinctiveness' - the show   explores local heritage and environment through different crafts - from traditional skills and resources, to contemporary installations.

John haggar The exhibition is a springboard for taking the idea of local distinctiveness forwards into a national project funded by Arts Council England. 

Launch Friday, 19 September 6-8pm. Wine, nibbles. Formal opening 6.30pm. Book for evening dining: 01626 832223


Exhibitors: Lise Bech, Willow / Jane Bevan, Wood /  Anna Bowen, Stone CarvingHilary Burns, Willow /  Jonathan Garratt, Ceramics /  Michelle Greenwood-Brown, MosaicJohn Haggar, Leather /  Chris Knight, Metal  / Jaki CoffeyEleanor Lakelin, Wood /   Laura Rosenzweig, Textiles   /   Claire Wellesley-Smith, Textiles /  Jenny Wilkinson, Textiles  /  Yuli Somme, Textiles

Home Ground logoFree entry. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm 01626 832223
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AF

The project  Home Ground is a three year audience development project and touring exhibition. It takes the ethos of the Devon Guild, its commitment to craft knowledge and practice - direct to national league football clubs across the UK. The selected clubs have teams whose nicknames relfect a heritage originating from the traditional craft industries of their locality.

Find out more at www.homegroundcraft.com   Press  

Follow Homeground ...  @HomeGroundCraft     HomeGround on Facebook

Event: Symposium Wednesday, November 2014. More...

Images: (Exhibitors) Anna Bowen, Dorset stoneworker, in her studio; John Hagger Devon leatherworker, in his studio

Bracelets by Emma Calvert
MAKE 2014
Contemporary Crafts for Christmas
Saturday 22 November – Sunday 4 January 2015

With over 50 of the best contemporary designer-makers across the UK, working in a variety of disciplines and in a range of prices to suit everyone, this is an excellent opportunity to snap up a unique piece of craft this Christmas.

Alongside the exhibition, our shop has everything you need to decorate your home and celebrate Christmas – a fabulous range of Christmas gift ideas and decorations, together with beautiful and distinctive cards and gift wrap. All our products are ethically sourced.

Free admission. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm
(Café closes at 5pm November - February)
01626 832223
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

Workshop: Wire Bird Sculpture with Celia Smith
Saturday 22 November 10am - 4pm
Celia Smioth, wire birdPhoenix Hall, Bovey Tracey
Starting with simple, flat wire drawings learn joining and manipulating techniques. You will also learn how to strengthen your sculpture, about balance and stance, and different types of recycled wires as you progress to a 3D bird structure.
£60(£55) including basic materials. Advance booking essential. 01626 832223

Christmas Celebration - Saturday 6 December, 10am - 5pm
Join us for a day of Christmas festivities. Carol singers, free mulled wine and food/drink tastings.
Select from a huge range of Christmas decorations, cards and handmade gifts in our craft shop.

Craft demo & drop in  Saturday 6th December
(Christmas Celebration Day at the Guild)   
Deborah Treliving - Print making drop in workshop. FREE.

Images: Exhibitor in MAKE13 Emma Calvert, ribbon and silver bracelets
Celia Smith, wire bird sculpture


Call 01626 832223 for more info!

Riverside Gallery - future exhibitions

Devon Open Studios logo2014:

Devon Open Studios 
at the Devon Guild

Saturday 6 - Sunday 21 September

Ann Bruford pendants
Michelle Greenwood brown mosaic detail
laurel keeley in her studio

An exhibition showcasing a selection of work by Devon Guild Members who are opening their doors during the Devon Open Studios event run by Devon Artist Network
Pick up a Devon Open Studios brochure here (or download from the DOS link above) - and explore the local art trails further. 


Mei Lim; Bridget Arnold; Laurel Keeley; Angela Holmes; Anne Smythe; Ann Bruford; Michelle Greenwood-Brown; Philippa de Burlet

Free entry. Open 7 days a week
10am - 5.30pm

Images (top to bottom): Ann Bruford jeweller, pendants; Michell Greenwood-Brown, mosaic detail; Laurel Keeley in her ceramics studio

Anita Reynolds Outline South West,
Part 2

Orange Cove, print by Anita reynolds26 September-16 November

Over the last three years Anita Reynolds has walked the 630 mile South West Coast Path that runs from Minehead to Poole.

Anita Reynolds daily prints South west coast path walkThe Riverside Gallery showed the artwork produced from the first 280 miles in 2013; prints produced each day of the remaining 350 miles of the project will be exhibited this year. This half includes the home stretch of the South Devon coastline and concludes just beyond the Jurassic coast of Dorset. Also on display will be Anita's sketchbooks, photographs, maps and educational material about the printmaking processes employed during the project.

Download LAUNCH Event card.

EVENTS: Demos & Workshop info...

Free entry. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, England TQ13 9AF
01626 832223


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