Christmas Arts & Crafts Exhibition

Cotswold Art Club

26 November – 2 December 2014


  • Jane Ware has a very distinctive style using detailed ink and watercolour for her atmospheric jazz and cafe scenes, and will also be displaying a colourful selection of festive crafts and gifts.
  • Sue Birtwistle’s paintings are inspired by the Cotswold landscape and villages. She produces numerous prints, cards and original paintings, including a range of small original paintings at very affordable prices
  • Debby Hooper’s paintings are mainly of animals painted in pastels on sandpaper. She has reproduced many images on to mugs, coasters and fridge magnets etc. and will have a selection of prints and cards for sale too.
  • Di & Mike Roberts are exhibiting together with a selection of paintings, prints and cards as well as mugs and coasters etc. and Mike’s wooden puzzles and clocks in marquetry.


Other exhibitors include:-

  • Pam Pickthorn and Sue Barfield from “Silverings”, who are two friends who attended Silversmithing classes for many years now make a variety of silver chains into necklaces and bracelets. They are all made from Sterling Silver purchased from a Birmingham bullion merchant.
  • Alan Haylock produces pen & Ink drawings and acrylics of Green Men, hares and colour abstracts in wax pastel. There will be a selection of originals, prints and cards for sale.
  • Norrie Fyfe makes beautiful and delicate crochet items such as snowflakes for the tree, flowers and scarves and handmade bags of his own design.


Open daily 10am-5pm

Entry Free

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The Gardens were originally developed in the early 1800's and its centrepiece is the Bandstand.

Facing the Bandstand is the Proscenium Building where we now have our Gallery.

Follow for a history of the gardens and for information about Friends of the Bandstand and Gardens(FOMBAG).


  1. There is wheelchair access to the gallery from the path between the tennis courts and the gallery.
  2. For exhibitors delivering their work, there is a locked bollard to be removed at the gardens entrance. See link below for details.
  3. Unfortunately, there is no disabled parking in the gardens.
  4. Exhibitors should take care to design their exhibition layout with wheelchair use in mind.

For full information about accessibility, please follow this link:


 Typical annual foot-fall is 22000.

If we take out the impact of Festivals then the weekly average is 400 per week.

This varies according to the variables of weather, social media, networking, number of artists, and the appeal of the Exhibition


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