Art Trails

Art Trails are organised by Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios artists, and offer visitors the opportunity to make a day of their studio visits as well as explore the local area. There are 15 Art Trails to choose from this year and details and maps can be found below and from participating artist's studios.

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North Walsham to Southrepps Art Trail 2018

North Walsham, Antingham, Thorpe Market, Southrepps
North Norfolk  

Dates 26, 27, 28 May, 2, 3, 9, 10 June, 10am - 5pm (Rebecca Thompson not open for last weekend)

Artists Susan Rainsford, Gabriella Buckingham, Berni Marfleet, Laura Garrow, Rebecca Thompson, Ken Riches, Sheila Robinson

  • A prize draw for a meal for two at the Vernon Arms, Southrepps. Those who leave their contact details at the studios will be entered into the prize draw for the meal at the Vernon Arms.

Details A warm welcome awaits you at the variety of participating artists, all within a 5 mile radius and showing a wealth of different Art and Craft works including: Sculpture, Painting, Digital art, Drawing, Illustration, Printing, Mixed Media, Bookbinding, Fused Glass and Textiles. The Trail has a showcase of all the participating artists’ work at North Walsham Library and the Vernon Arms Southrepps, from Tuesday 8 May - Monday 11 June. Visitors to the studios have a chance to win a meal at this lovely country pub.

Contact Susan Rainsford: sales@smocknorfolk.co.uk, 01692 403044

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From Sheringham to Thornage

Sheringham, Holt and Thornage
North Norfolk  

Dates Check artist listings for opening dates and times

Artists Mel Ashcroft, Keri Lowe, Steven Levitt, Rosamunde Copping, Henry Stephen, Chris White

  • Visit all 6 studios, collect all 6 artists signatures and claim 10% off a piece of work from any of the 6 Trail Artists or 10% off an available workshop

Contact Mel Ashcroft: melsie2004@hotmail.com, 07772 111510, 01263 821976

City West Art Trail

West of Norwich from St Margaret’s Church on St Benedict’s Street to 612 Dereham Road, just past Aldi and the junction with Larkman Lane.
Norwich  

Dates Check map or artist listings for studio opening times and dates

Artists Karen Kavanagh, Gwyn Durand-Grace, Diana Lamb, Joceline Wickham, Christine Allman, ACME (Art & Craft Market, Exhibition & Studios) (Group)

  • There will be a Prize Draw for our City West Art Trail

Details Unique opportunity to see the works of over fifty artists and crafters on one trail plus the chance to win a voucher for an original work from the artist of your choice and try your hand at working alongside artists in their studios. facebook.com/art.craft.market.

Contact Joceline Wickham: joswickham@ntlworld.com, 01603 662941, 07909 971774

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Two Rivers Trail

Gaywood, Terrington St Clement, Walpole St Peter, Eau Brink, Wiggenhall St Mary the Virgin, Wiggenhall St Germans.
West Norfolk & King's Lynn  

Dates 26, 27, 28 May, 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 June.

Artists Louise Stebbing, Alison Kramarchuk, Garry Hobbs, Patrick Hillard, Anita O’Neill, Diane Hunt, The Greenland Fishery Project

Details This trail covers the artists in the far west Norfolk rural area crossing the two rivers at Wiggenhall. A wide variety of work to see, paintings, textiles, weaving , ceramics, jewellery, metalwork , enamelling and printmaking. Instagram: www.instagram.com/tworiversarttrail/

Contact Louise Stebbing: louiseprintmaker@gmail.com, 07810 243090, 01553 812220

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Reepham Art Trail

Reepham and Wood Dalling
Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Dates 26 May - 10 June

Artists Jane Bygrave, Sarah Bays, Alison Varley, Kathryn Caswell, Susan Gilbert, Sara Kenyon, Tamara Goulding, Jools Line, Emily Longhurst, Antje Ernestus, Through The Green Door

Details Eight venues in and around historic Reepham with fifteen artists displaying a wide range of work - paintings, prints, illustration, drawing, ceramics, glass, jewellery, contemporary lace, textiles, weaving, sculpture, woodcraft and mixed media. Lovely cafes, shops and pubs.

Contact Jane Bygrave: 01603 870640, janekbygrave@gmail.com

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Mattishall and Welborne

Mattishall and Welborne
Breckland  

Dates 26 May - 10 June, 10am - 5pm (check artist listings for individual opening times)

Artists Zelda Eady, Avril Blanshard, Ruthanne Tudball

Details Within easy reach of Norwich, this trail offers world-class ceramics, vibrant watercolours, contemporary painting and traditional printmaking in the heart of rural Norfolk.

Contact Zelda Eady: roberteady@talktalk.net, 01362 858078

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Briston and Corpusty Art Trail

Briston and Corpusty
North Norfolk  

Dates 26, 27, 28 May, 2, 3, 9, 10 June

Artists Siobhan Hearn, Annette Bird, Imogen Kenrick, Maureen Parry, Kate Giles, Tracy Weston, Kay Corbett

  • Free entry to raffle at Frogmoor Farm to win an exclusive single edition print form an original painting.

Details 7 artists, 4 venues and a lunch stop, we even have free cake! What more could you want for a lovely day out?

Contact Siobhan Hearn: siobhanhearn@icloud.com, 01263 862171, 07962888440

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Happisburgh Art Trail

Happisburgh
North Norfolk  

Dates 26 May – 10 June (check artist listings for individual opening times)

Artists Johanne Couldrey, Lisa Saville, Margaret Rice, Belinda Opie

Details Lovely art trail in the beautiful village of Happisburgh by the sea, 4 very different artists to visit, you can also view the lighthouse, visit the Medieval church, go to Burgers at the Beach, Small Sticks Cafe or the Hill House Pub and have a relaxing walk on the sand. We look forward to welcoming you to our studios.

Contact Johanne Couldrey: johanne.couldrey@ntlworld.com, 01692 650207

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Wensum Way-Siders

Worthing, Swanton Morley, Woodgate, North Tuddenham, Elsing, Lyng
Breckland  

Dates 26, 27, 28 May (except for the Lyng Studio) 2, 3, 9, 10 June, 10am - 5pm

Artists Jenni Thorneley, Stan Edwards, Jane Ironside, Judi Graham, Henri Atkinson, Caroline Denyer

Details We are all situated just south of the meandering river Wensum near the new ‘Wensum Way’ distance footpath. Our trail embraces six absolutely diverse studios. Over the three NNOS weekends we will be open to welcome friends and visitors alike.

Contact Henri Atkinson: ch.matkinson@btinternet.com, 01362 637601

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Cromer Art Trail

Cromer, Overstrand, Northrepps & Roughton
North Norfolk  

Dates 26 May - 10 June, check artist listings for opening dates and times

Artists Robert Downie, Bob Crook, Lesley Hawkes Nockels, Samuel Thomas, Joy Cole, Keith Nash

Details The Trail has a Taster exhibition at The Garden House Gallery starting on 14 May and has partnered with three local venues to hold exhibitions of prints over the fortnight. In addition Trail members will be giving demonstrations in the Garden House on 19 & 20 May.

Contact Robert Downie: downierobert1@gmail.com, 01263 579498

Historic Norwich Art Trail

Norwich City centre
Norwich  

Dates Check individual artist listings for opening dates and times

Artists The Jade Tree, Lion House Studios, Anteros17, St Etheldreda Artist Studios, Hazel Davison , Sara Harris, Sophie Marritt, Tanya Goddard, Rupert Mallin, Heather Riley, Will Teather, Martin Mitchell, Rebecca Hawthorne, Yiannis Assiouras, Brian Korteling, Belynda Sharples, John Link, Norwich Community Learning Services

  • Trail maps available from all studios on the trail, completed maps enter a prize raffle to win a piece of garden sculpture from The Jade Tree.

Details The Historic Norwich Art Trail takes you to see artist studios located in some of Norwich's oldest and most interesting streets and buildings: Elm Hill, King Street, St Etheldreda church, St Mary's Works and Muspole Street. facebook.com/thejadetreenorwich/

Contact Jacqui Fenn: 07827 478750, info@thejadetree.co.uk

Wicklewood, Wymondham and Cringleford Art Trail

Wicklewood, Wymondham and Cringleford
South Norfolk  

Dates 26, 27, 28 May, 2, 3, 9, 10 June, 10am - 4pm

Artists Cal Lain, Richard Mills, Martin Pigg, Adam Slatter, Penny Coult

Details Our Art Trail features some of the finest contemporary landscape painting, wood sculpture, fine art photography, drawing and illustration, decorative glass and painted furniture works. On your journey stop off at any of the three venues for refreshments. Trail maps will be available from Hen House Café (Wymondham), The Queens Head (Wymondham), The Cherry Tree Public House (Wicklewood) and the Piano Tea Room at Ketteringham Hall - stop off at any of these three venues for refreshments whilst on the trail

Contact Richard Mills: 07747 571333

Golden Triangle Art Trail

Unthank Road to Dereham Road
Norwich  

Dates 26 May - 10 June, check artist listings for opening dates and times

Artists Lisa Almond, Erica Appleton, Emma Arnold, Safi Butler, Jan Crombie, Polly Cruse, Jennie Durant, Gail Durbin, Anthea Eames, Amrita Illingworth, Clare Jones, David Jones, Vanessa Lubach, Peter Lubach, Charlotte Packe, Vanessa Ventiroso, Annie Stirling, Park Lane Chapel Group (Pip Collyer, Caroline Kennedy, Kate Hawes, Harriet Catchpole, Paul Escott, Linda McFarlane)

Details Artists in Norwich's Golden Triangle, around Unthank and Earlham Roads, are throwing open their studios to show painting, jewellery, lino prints, drawings, ceramic, sculpture and prints. Come to buy, browse or to simply enjoy a day out.

Contact Jennie Durant: 01603 504732, 07528 314468

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The Castle Acre Trail

Castle Acre, West Acre
West Norfolk & King's Lynn  

Dates 26, 27, 28 May, 2, 3, 9 and 10 June

Artists Carolyn Ash, Helen Breach, Peter Lawton, Karen Wadham, Les Williams, Jennifer and Tony Woodward and Davey, Holly Woodward-Davey

Details The Castle Acre trail offers the best to see in Norfolk arts and crafts. Set within the beautiful Nar Valley, the Trail provides the location for the perfect day out.

Contact Helen Breach: 01760 755425

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Rivers Thurne and Bure Art Trail

Ludham, Thurne, Oby and Upton
Broadland & Great Yarmouth  

Dates Check artist listings for opening dates and times

Artists Dee Evans, Kate Gabriel, Ann Lamb, Jan Dingle, Michelle Daniels, Bruce Rushin, Corrin Tulk, Collin Giles

Details Prints, pots, jewels, paintings and more. We are eight artists living, working and inspired by the Broads. Come and visit us by road, river or on foot and enjoy the beautiful Broads scenery and wildlife on route. Trail maps will be available from artist’s studios, local shops, pubs, libraries and community spaces.

Contact Ann Lamb: ann.hobday11@gmail.com, 01692 670551