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June 9th - 24th - Bucks Art Weeks (Was Bucks Open Studios)
Bucks Art Weeks - June 2018 with Vitreus Art

June 22nd Private View and Social Evening 18-30 to 20-30

Join us for drinks, nibbles, chats and some art on the walls from our BAW collaborators and Vitreus Art!
JUne 22nd from 6-30 to 8-30pm/

Please note the following A5 Old Stratford Roundabout road closures from 8pm 22nd to 6am 25th:

Closure of the Old Stratford Roundabout
FRIDAY JUNE 22ND TO MONDAY JUNE 25TH

Highways England have released details of this weekend's partial closure:

  • Full closure of the A5 to from the Old Stratford roundabout to Poundfield Road, Potterspury
  • Full closure of the A422 northbound approach arm (from Buckingham to the Old Stratford Roundabout
  • Full Closure of the A508 Northbound exit arm (Old Stratford roundabout to the M1)
  • The roundabout will only be passable from the A508 Southbound, A5 in / out Milton Keynes, in / out of Old Stratford and Southbound on the A422
  • There will be no full circulatory lane around the roundabout.

Click the small image for a larger version.
Apparently diversion signs will be in place. Good luck!
a5 roundabout closures june 2018

We'll be exhibiting and demonstrating in our studio-gallery with Lou Thomas (watercolours and oils) and Jo Cross (fused glass jewellery and textiles).
Demonstrations will be as below. Open every day except Mondays.

  • 9th June
    • VA - Stained glass foiling demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Free form beading 10.30 to 4.30
    • Lou - Watercolours 10.30 to 5
  • 10th June
    • VA - Glass Fusing with Inclusions 10 to 4
    • Jo - Free form beading 11.30 to 3.30
    • Lou - Watercolours 11-30 to 4
  • 12th June
    • VA - Stained glass foiling demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Free form beading 10.30 to 4.30
  • 13th June
    • VA - Stained glass leading demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Free form beading demos 10.30 to 4.30
  • 14th June
    • VA - Precious Metal Clay and Fusing demos 10 to 5
  • 15th June
    • VA - Shibori Silk Dyeing demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Precious Metal Clay demos10.30 to 4
    • Lou - Pastels with underpainting demos 12 to 5
  • 16th June
    • VA - PMC workshop in progress
    • Jo - Free form beading demos 10.30 to 4.30
    • Lou - Pastels with underpainting demos 10-30 to 5
  • 17th June
    • VA - Shibori workshop in progress
    • Jo - Precious Metal Clay demos11.30 to 3-30
    • Lou - Pastels with underpainting demos 11-30 to 4-30
  • 19th June
    • VA - Stained glass foiling demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Free form beading demos 10.30 to 4.30
  • 20th June
    • VA - Stained glass leading demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Free form beading demos 10.30 to 4.30
  • 21st June
    • VA - PMC and fusing demos 10 to 5
  • 22nd June
    • VA - Shibori Silk Dyeing demos 10 to 5
    • Jo - Precious Metal Clay demos10.30 to 4
    • Lou - Watercolours demos 12 to 4
    • Private View 6-30 to 8-30
  • 23rd June
    • VA - Stained Glass leading Level 2 workshop in progress
    • Jo - Free form beading demos 10.30 to 4.30
    • Lou - Small Oils demos - 10-30 to 5
  • 24th June
    • VA - Kiln Carving workshop in progress
    • Jo - Free form beading demos 10.30 to 4.30
    • Lou - Small Oils demos - 11-30 to 4
    • Last day of Bucks Art Weeks!

Artisan Markets at Wakefield Courtyard in 2018 - 7th July

The markets (organised Alice and Laurence at Wharf Distillery) are growing in popularity!
Keep up to date with Laurence and Alice's happenings at their Facebook page here.

18 / 19th August - Blisworth Festival

This is a huge canal-side festival with all sorts of stalls, narrow boat displays, artisan food and drink, crafts and more. We'll be there with a selection of outdoor glass art and more. Mike's hoping the cheese boat will be moored alongside...
Find out more here...


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June 2018 - advice of road closures affecting visitors to our Bucks Art Weeks show and Private View on 22nd June

Please see the info to the right regarding road closures around the A5 Old Stratford Roundabout on 22nd - 25th June......

June 2018 - 7 new glass art pieces added to our website

Yep - lots of new pieces added (and on show in our gallery of course!) for Bucks Art Weeks. Here a look here....
Wishing - new fused glass by Jenny Timms and Vitreus Art

June 2018 - Welcome silversmith Liz Dee to Vitreus Art

Liz's silver jewellery and cufflinks are a little different we think - have a look at her mini-gallery here or pop in to the studio for a closer look!

May 2018 - New videos added to the VA Facebook page

In the run up to Bucks Art Weeks we're posting videos from our fellow exhibitors Jo Cross and Lou Thomas (and a couple from us) showing you what we'll be doing. Take a look and head back in a few days for new vids!

May 2018 - We've been nominated for the 2018 Muddy Stilettos Awards

But we need your help (twice!)....
Last year we were a finalist in the 'Best Art Gallery' award for Northants.
In 2016 we won and we'd love to be in with a chance again this year.
Would you vote for us please?
The link is below. If we make the top 5 in the category we'll go through to the final round and we'll ask for your vote again. Thanks!
Muddy Stilettos 2018 awards - would you vote for us please?

https://northants.muddystilettos.co.uk/vote/

May 2018 - New ceramic artist Lucy Burley

We first saw Lucy's beautifully glazed bottles and vases in Southwold and fell in love - we hope you do when you see them in our gallery!
See more on Lucy's mini gallery page....
Lucy Burley - glazed vases and bottles in a range of colours

April 2018 - New Ceramic Artist Emma Jayne Robertson

Just take a look at these examples of Emma's work from her Fossil Series - certainly different and surprisingly affordable! There's a wide selection of Emma's work on show at the gallery right now.
We've also created an online gallery page showing more of Emma's work - link here....
Emma Jayne Robertson ceramic artist

April 2018 - Look out for an email from us if you subscribe to our newsletters

We're asking some of our subscribers to re-confirm their subscription in line with next month's GDPR implementation. If you receive our newsletters please look out for emails from us asking to coinfirm. Thanks!

March 2018 - Easter Opening Hours

If you're planning to visit us over the Easter long weekend, please note our opening hours - Good Friday 10am to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday 11am to 4pm; Easter Monday 11am to 4pm.
See you at the gallery!


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