Upcoming Events

Mosaic Classes

Weekly mosaic classes at Luna Moon Mosaic Monday Evening classes 7-9pm, classes Tuesday morning classes 10am-12 £30 per class All materials and refreshments are included. For beginners and those with more experience.

Tile Making Demonstrations

Tile maker Angela Evans is taking over the garage space at The Hidden House to show and demonstrate some of her tile making techniques. She will be pressing her fruit and vegetable tiles and will be happy to answer any questions.

Kemptown Children’s Trail

Children

Children can follow Detective Sid to find the animals hidden in houses on the Kemptown trail, collecting stickers & colouring sheets as they go. Their colouring or own pictures of animals can be entered into a prize draw for a book voucher and arts supplies. Maps can be collected in participating houses.

Performance by Aisling Zambon

Aisling Zambon brings an ongoing participatory performance during the VISION exhibition throughout May weekends, inviting individual (adult) visitors to take part for a few minutes at a time. Playfully exploring the concept of existence apart from our human bodies. Aisling is a multi-disciplinary artist who worked as a theatre director for over 20 years, specialising […]

Jewellery Workshop Tour

Pruden and Smith are a Luxury jewellery designer and bespoke jewellers, blending a history of goldsmithing with nature-inspired designs since 1988. Book a gallery and workshop tour to learn everything there is to know about their award-winning designs, history, and the processes behind making each piece of their iconic handmade jewellery.

Your Portrait in Pastels

Children

Have you ever wanted to have your portrait drawn from life by a professional artist in his studio? Take a seat for 15-20 minutes and walk away with a ready to frame portrait that will be a family keepsake for years to come. Black and White or Sepia pastel painting – £50 Optional A2 mount […]

Your Portrait in Pastels

Children

Have you ever wanted to have your portrait drawn by a professional artist? Paul Houlton, an experienced portrait artist of many years standing, invites you to his spectacular studio to sit for a 15 – 20 minute portrait drawing in pastels. Black and White or Sepia Pastel Portrait – £50 Optional ready to frame A2 […]

Wheel Throwing Taster Session

Do you want to throw a pot on the wheel? We’d love to teach you how! We will be running pottery taster sessions every Sunday throughout May (5th, 12th, 19th, 26th). Each session will be 25minutes during which you will be given a quick demonstration before being guided through the processes of making a simple […]

Last Ever Open House

Bluebell Would, an original member of West Hove Arts Trail, will be opening the doors for the final time this May after fifteen years of opening for May and Winter open houses

Meet the Artist: Halima Yunus

Halima’s art is inspired by her Nubian heritage. The girl child was never sent to school. They were trained in arts, crafts and house/ home management in preparation for marriage. Her journey changed when her father later prioritised her education. She continued doing art and donating proceeds to some charities with her daughter, also an […]

Free Kids Workshop

Children

Red Herring Studios members will provide materials and ideas to encourage accompanied children (5+) to interact with our exhibition “Shoaling” with some creative activities. Please click the link to book a place

Meet the Artists

Several Red Herring Artists will be available to talk about their work and share their diverse creative processes

Christopher McHugh – Talk

As a painter, all my work is in some way exploratory – the outcome is always the product of an iterative, responsive process. In this case, the chance to make paintings considerably longer than I, was just too tempting and proved to be something of a rollercoaster in terms of the back and forth between […]

Adelaide Studio: Artist Talk/D

Every May weekend, daytime Adelaide Studio invites you to ‘VISION’ – exhibition showcasing sculptures and performances by Paulina Anzorge & evening SERIES OF TALKS by creatives whose voices impact our world views. Let us introduce: Ram Samocha Ram Samocha is an artist, curator and the founder of Draw to Perform, a Brighton based company for […]

THE EXPLODING TYPEWRITER

Niall Holliert – & Andrew Stuart-Buttle 19TH MAY Exploding typewriter Featuring words and music by Poet and Artist Niall Hollaert Alongside the visionary musician and Multi-instrumentalist , Andrew Stuart Buttle . These two incredible artists create a swirling , dynamic, profound blend of words and music that will leave you breathless, come and join the […]

Slow looking & found poetry

A chance to slow down and look at a chosen artwork in more depth. Use writing prompts to support your looking and make a found poem from your words to record your experiences. No prior knowledge or experience of art or poetry needed. Just bring your curiosity, slow down & see what you create. Free […]

Papercut Workshop

Explore the art of paper cuttinf and create your own unique piece, inspired by folk art and contemporary techniques and styles. Experienced teacher and artist, Gallit Shaltiel, will share her skills and passion for papercutting in this creative workshop, helping you explore your own individual paper cut design pieces.

Artists Talk / Performance

Philomena Harmsworth, narrative artist and creative explorer, will give a performance that is an unusual bridging of art and poetry. Her talk is a ‘reflection on reflections’ She writes: leaves blur and landscapes flash and remodel, places are personalities and inscribed into a flowing narrative changing pace with freedom. Theatrical musings are woven like my […]

Music by the Pastores Duo

The Pastores Duo will perform music on tenor and bass viola da gambas in ENCOUNTERS Open House in the Voices of Colours Exhibition. The duo will play music from the Renaissance, Baroque and works by Erik Satie, Charles Mingus with new works by Robert Carrington and Paul Neville.

New and Renaissance Music

Encounters Show this year has poems giving voice to the visual art on display. Visitors scan QR codes and listen to writers reading their poems. During a performance by the Pastores Duo there will be an opportunity to hear original music written for one of the artists entitled ‘Music for Felipe Iriago Coiman’s Poem’. Also, […]

Embroidered Photograph Worksho

A one-day basic course in embroidering contemporary or vintage photographs using simple stitches. The workshop will introduce you to the contemporary activity of embroidering photographs. We will use contemporary fashion images, vintage photographs, or family photographs (which you can bring). Suitable for beginners and the more experienced. Please click on the link for more information […]

Drawing with Debbie Hinks

Debbie Hinks will be running a special Regency themed drawing session in the gorgeous setting of The Regency Town House on Wednesday 22nd May, 11am to 2pm. This is a fully tutored session with the brilliant Ruth modelling in Regency costume. There will be varied pose lengths with a coffee break in the middle (hopefully […]

Waxing Lyrical – Demonstration

Cold Beeswax as a medium for oil painting is an invaluable and often overlooked tool in an artist’s locker. This demonstration introduces some of its applications in oil painting, its unique and versatile qualities and the examples of its use in the paintings in the exhibition. Nick Gardener will demonstrate some of these techniques.

Please Touch – Glazing Demo

‘Please touch’. Helen Rebecca will be showing the raw materials and techniques behind glaze chemistry. There will be items to handle and explore, showing the effects of heatwork in the kiln on materials.

Trisha Stone – Meet the Artist

I work with repurposed materials encompassing the themes of identity, cultural manipulation, and memory. Using materials and techniques alien to traditional repertoire, I seek to subvert the normal understanding of crafts and the making process. Trisha will introduce her three pieces in the “Shoaling” exhibition.

Blue Mountain String Band

FREE – Live Music with Blue Mountain String Band Blue Mountain String Band is a soulful and eclectic mix of American folk blues, Irish, and Klezmer music with Vincent Purcell, Helen Lucas, and Matt Goorney. Helen is a ceramic artist at Red Herring Studios, and Vincent is a violin maker and former member. Helen plays […]

Meet the Artists

Several Red Herring Artists will be available to talk about their work and share their diverse creative processes.

Christopher McHugh – Artist

This event offers an artist’s response to the Shoaling exhibition and a chance for visitors to discuss their reactions to the show – the range of works on display and the interactions they have with the fascinating Regency Town House context. As it has been since its inception, Red Herring represents a real mixture of different skills, media, ideas and […]

Flower Crown Making Workshop

Join us for a flower-crown making workshop run by Charlie Doodle at the Flamingo House in Hove. Channel your inner Frida and become a garden Goddess! Choose from fresh or faux flowers, learn a new skill and take home your very own creation. Suitable for beginners, adults and children 10+. Saturday 25th May from 11am-1pm […]

Artist Talk/ Rupert Charmak

Every May weekend, daytime Adelaide Studio invites you to ‘VISION’ – exhibition showcasing sculptures and performances by Paulina Anzorge & evening SERIES OF TALKS by creatives whose voices impact our world views. Let us introduce: Rupert Charmak Award winning director, writer, producer and actor from Brighton. As a storyteller his work consistently touches on hard […]

Fantastical Collage Workshop

Fantastical Collage Workshop £60.00 A two hour work shop with Sarah Arnett at her home during the Christmas Open House, includes tea and cake! I’m so excited to invite you to my home during the Brighton Artist Open House this May. If you came to the Christmas workshop, you can explore your collage techniques further […]

Mosaic making workshop

Children

Join us for a fun & relaxing Mosaic workshop run by Beauty in Broken. Create a heart or bird shaped mosaic. Learn a new skill and take home your very own creation. Suitable for beginners or for those with experience. Adults and accompanied children from the age of 10+ Sunday 26th May from 3-5pm at […]

Meet The Artists – Red Herring

Several Red Herring Artists will be available to talk about their work and share their diverse creative processes.

Artist Talk/ Pascal Dowers

Every May weekend, daytime Adelaide Studio invites you to ‘VISION’ – exhibition showcasing sculptures and performances by Paulina Anzorge & evening SERIES OF TALKS by creatives whose voices impact our world views. Let us introduce: Pascal Dowers Design and Arts Entrepreneur Critically acclaimed gallerist, carbon manufacturer & designer. Pascal is working across different sectors from […]

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