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Thanks to all of our lovely customers in 2017 - lots planned for 2018 so stay tuned!

New Year 2018 opening times

Here are our opening hours for January and February!

  • Closed until Wednesday Jan 10th
  • Throughout January and February open Wednesday to Sunday (classes on Tuesdays will still go ahead)
  • March onwards - open as usual - Tuesday to Sunday

Of course we'll be open online 24/7!

Artisan Markets at Wakefield Courtyard in 2018

The markets (organised by Laurence at Wharf Distillery) are growing in popularity!
There are 4 dates finalised for 2018, and several other special events:

  • 17th March
  • 7th July
  • 20th October
  • 8th December

Plus: Late night Shopping - Friday 23 November (seems a bit too early to be thinking about that doesn't it!)

Streetfood at WCC:

  • Wood-fired Pizza - 1st Friday of the month (May - Sept)
  • Foodie Friday - 3rd Friday of the month (May - Sept)

Tutored Wine-tasting (tickets from Wharf Distillery) - 2nd Friday of the month 7-9pm (March, April, May)

Keep up to date with Laurence and Alice's happenings at their Facebook page here.

Bucks Art Weeks (Was Bucks Open Studios)

June 2018 - our dates and opening times TBC by the end of January


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"Since you installed the wall mounted Stained glass "Kinetic/OP Art" design on Sunday, we have been enthralled by the effect it has had on the area and the variations in tone and colour quality as the light plays on it at different times of the day." PD, Ampthill

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Jan 2018 - A new Glass Fusing class - Kiln Carving

Have you seen Jenny's fused pieces with relief texture, like this one (Golden Oak) and wondered how they were made?
Well - wonder no longer - we now have a one-day class suitable for all levels (but especially of interest if you've done some fusing already!) to teach you the essentials of kiln carving. You;ll be using fibre paper and frits to make your own fused masterpiece, with everything you need included.
Details via the link below....
Golden Oak - example of kiln carved glass fusing
Glass Fusing with Kiln Carving one-day class page here...

Jan 2018 - New dates for Artisan Markets at Wakefield Country Courtyard

Thanks to Laurence and team at Wharf Distillery for sending us dates for their markets - you can see the details to the right.....

Jan 2018 - Opening days and times for January and February

Just a note for you if you're planning a visit!
We're open Wednesdays through to Sundays in January and February.
From March onwards, we resume our usual days - Closed Mondays, open Tuesdays to Sundays - 10-5pm, 11-4pm Sundays.

Dec 2017 - additional class dates added for April and May 2018

Yes - we now have 2018 april and May class dates in glass fusing, stained glass, PMC jewellery and much more....
Our classes page has a PDF you can download which is upodated weekly,,,,

Nov 2017 - Richard Ballantyne's MicroChicks have arrived...

Richard delivered 3 of his famous 'evil' chickens the other day....just £27.50 each! Many other pieces also in the gallery now - pop in and see!
Richard Ballantyne MicroChicks ceramic art

Nov 2017 - a date for your diary - Nov 24th

The lovely folks at Wharf Distillery are hosting a late-night shopping evening. More details soon, and we'll be open late ourselves so you have two solid reasons to pop over to Wakefield Country Courtyard that evening!

Oct 2017 - Welcome new artist Kate Wyatt to our gallery

If you've seen the name Kate Wyatt before, it might be because her work has been featured on TV, radio and mucho local press. Her speciality - wildlife painting - is much in demand and we're delighted to have some mounted prints (from £65) in the gallery now.
We're expecting to receive two framed originals in a few days too. Pop in a take a look!
Kate Wyatt - new artist at Vitreus Art

Oct 2017 - a brand new painting class with Clare Tebboth - Monet Masterpiece!

Following on from Clare's painting and drawing courses and her special Wild Watercolours classes Clare is running a Paint Your Own Monet Masterpiece one-day class! Maybe you saw the brilliant Van Gogh-style work completed on a recent course?
This class promises to take you in to the mind of the leading Impresssionist, Claude Monet. A must for painters with a little experience under their belts!
Claude Monet syyle painting with Clare Tebboth

Oct 2017 - new class dates

We've had a bit of a run on some of our classes so we've added these new dates:
25th November - Stained Glass foiling for beginners - the last class in foiling this year with spaces!
18th November - by special request this is a Glass Fusing Tack Relief class - learn all about using texturesd in your glass fusing work.

Sept 2017 - Welcome two new artists to Vitreus Art

Yes - two more artists!
Work by Textile artist Helen Selina and watercolourist Val Goldfinch have just gone up on our walls! Val creates gorgeous illustrations of both the natural and man-made worlds, while Helen creates felt-based mini worlds to tease the imagination...
Val Goldfinch, artist at Vitreus Art Helen Selina felt artist at Vitreus Art

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