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Buy Handmade this Christmas

    While some of you were super organised and started your Christmas shopping at the Wirral Open Studio Tour in September, for many it was way too early to be thinking about that (definitely in the latter camp here!). So here is a list of open studios and other events that some of our artists are taking part in over the next month or so – perfect for picking up some Christmas gifts (or for treating yourself!).

    Oxton Art Fair

    The Oxton Art Fair returns this year to the Williamson Art Gallery for one day only.

    When: Sunday 7th November : 10am-5pm
    Where: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead CH43 4UE

    Artists taking part include:
    Anjo Designs / Carol Emmas / Jo Vickers / Laura Weston / Lynda Roberts / Pam Pauling

    Open Studio : Helen Smith

    Glass artist Helen Smith will be opening her studio for a weekend of Christmas shopping afternoons in November.

    When: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th November : 1pm-4pm
    Where: 69 Caldy Road, Caldy CH48 2HX
    (opposite the junction with Croft Drive West)

    Exhibition : Sue Meyerhoff Sharples

    Exhibition of work by a diverse group of 12 artists including Sue Meyerhoff Sharples.

    When: Open daily 10am-5pm from Friday 12th November for 3 months
    Where: 12 Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LE

    Open Studio : Janine Pinion

    Painter Janine Pinion is hosting an open studio day in November; joining Janine will be craftsman Marcus Leon Drummond.

    When: Saturday 20th November 10am-4pm
    Where: 3 Zig Zag Road, Wallasey CH45 7NY

    Open Studio : Lesley Weyman

    Artist Lesley Weyman is opening her home studio. There will be a selection of original landscapes, fine art prints, greetings cards, hand painted porcelain tiles and mince pies!

    When: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November 1-5pm
    Where: 8 Alexandra Drive, Birkenhead CH42 4PU

    Oxton Open Studios

    3 studios, all within easy walking distance of each other, featuring 6 artists for a special Christmas event.

    When: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November : 10.30am – 5.00pm

    30 Templemore Road, Oxton CH43 2HB
    Gill Curry printmaker & Lynda Roberts mixed media / textiles

    Kent Cottage, Kent Street, Oxton CH43 6TX
    Carol Emmas photography / mixed media & Pam Pauling mixed media

    1 Kylemore Road, Oxton CH43 2HA
    Anjo Designs bespoke jewellery & Slip & Tickle ceramics

    Open Studio : Susan Myers

    Mixed media / textile artist Susan Myers will be hosting 2 open studio afternoons in November.

    When: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November : 12pm – 5pm
    Where: 19 Woodlea Close, Bromborough CH62 6DL

    Open Studio : Marianthi Lainas

    Mixed media artist / photographer Marianthi Lainas will be hosting an open studio and Christmas shopping day at the end of November.

    When: Sunday 28th November : 11am – 4pm
    Where: 21 Marmion Road, Hoylake CH47 2DE

    Christmas Drop In

    Textile Artist Jane Gordon is hosting a Christmas Drop In session at the Crafters & Makers Studio in Hoylake.

    When: Sunday 28th November 11am-4pm
    The Parade Community Centre
    31 Hoyle Road, Hoylake CH47 3AG

    Wellington Road Open Studios

    Christmas open studios with artists Marie Louise Mairs (painting / ceramics), Marie Louise Williams (basket weaving), MAAP Studio (ceramics), Jan Ewing (painting), Catherine Markey (painting), Jude Gill (ceramics), Mary Bryning (textiles and mixed media).

    When: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th of December : 10am – 5pm
    Wellington Road Art Studios
    Units 1-2, 28A Wellington Road
    Oxton CH43 2JE

    Exhibition : Julie Lawrence
    ‘Memories of Light’

    Painter Julie Lawrence has an upcoming solo exhibition at Cass Art in Liverpool.

    When: 12th – 31st December
    Cass Art, 18 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT