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Month: May 2021

Thank you…

Thank you…

To everyone who made it out yesterday to our opening session of the AOH festival. We had a splendid time showing guests our curated collection of fine arts and crafts, and while never overcrowded, it was pleasantly busy. And after weeks of drizzle and worse, what better way to celebrate the true start of fine weather than with art! We’re open again today and tomorrow, 11 to 5:30, and if you want more time and space to yourself, please feel…

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Two weeks to go…

Two weeks to go…

… and the set up is finally starting. We watch the news anxiously to see how the battle against COVID is progressing and–touch wood–it’s all still on track. The guidelines should change on Monday with the emphasis shifting “from government rules to personal responsibility” but we will be taking all precautions necessary to keep our artists and visitors safe. So… please prepare a mask and have your NHS Test and Trace app ready as we’ll have a QR code at…

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Three weeks to go…

Three weeks to go…

… and we’re getting very busy. There’s always tons to do to get an open house ready, including cleaning up, moving the furniture, preparing and hanging the art, printing up info and labels and tags, organising invigilation, distributing flyers… the list just goes on! It’s all worthwhile, of course, as hosting an open house is incredibly rewarding, so absolutely no complaints there. We’re watching the announcements carefully to see how things will pan out. At the moment, it looks like…

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