Wondering what to do this Bank Holiday Monday – visit Open Houses!

No 35 Meryl Stringell – Still Life with Silver Pot – Ditchling trail 

Why not have a day out in the historic Downland village of Ditchling?
Located at the foot of Ditchling Beacon and nestled within the South Downs National Park, Ditchling village plays host to a selection of contemporary artists, craftspeople, and designers/ makers, showcasing a range of high-quality work. Spend a beautiful day meeting the artists and makers, and visit the cafes and pubs, offering delicious meals and refreshments.

Houses open in Ditchling:
Lisa Scholz and Guest Artists
Charlie Batty
Studio 21
Dymocks End Studio
Blue Shed Studio
Three Free
No 37
No 35
The Annex Black Dog Hill
Ruth Gaskell and Guests 
Pruden and Smith

No37 Jo Watters Pawlowski – Sandfield Pond III – Ditchling trail 

Or back in town, the Hove trail offers  a truly inspiring selection of creative work. Previous festivals have seen Hove trail’s houses win Best Open House, plus several runners-up, with carefully curated shows to delight art lovers of all ages. This year there are several exciting new houses to explore! At every house look out for the Hove Trotter Children’s Quiz, sponsored by   The Book Nook, featuring a drawing competition with lots of prizes on offer!

Houses open in Hove:
Life Love and Me
The Flamingo House and Garden
Cameron Contemporary  Art
The Claremont
Paul Holton
Dion Salvador Lloyd
Quirky Quail and Sane Jane
Art in Bloom
Abstract Will 

Art in Bloom Hove trail

Whilst around the town and out to along the coast there are many more Open Houses open on Monday for you to  visit :

Beyond the Level
Colour at Moe’s at the Circus

Brunswick Town
Salvage Cafe Pop-up
Imaginarium Atelier

Rapture Brunswick trail 

Art5 Gallery
Paxton and Glew

The Chapel Rottingdean
More Tales from the Windmill

Dyke Road
For the Man I Love
The Trojan House

Bowley and Gallagher
One Six Nine
Home James at 76


Independent Sussex
One Garden Brighton
Skyway Gallery, Shoreham
Chalk Gallery, Lewes

The Secret Garden, Kemptown
The Round Georges

Seven Dials
Alizeti Creative
Bousham at Home

The Secret Garden Kemptown trail 

Have a great bank holiday!