19th-20th October, 10am-5pm
De la Warr Pavilion

For the fourth year running, over fifty Sussex Guild designer-makers will be exhibiting their spectacular and beautifully made crafts in the ground floor auditorium of the iconic De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill. All the work is professionally created in small workshops and studios in East and West Sussex or the adjacent counties. 

Foraging by Anne Soudain

Meet local ceramicist Lisa Katzenstein who will be showing her colourful, hand painted pottery. Lisa says: “If a weed is a plant in the wrong place, then my ceramics are a home to them; a little bit of wilderness on a domestic scale. All my pieces are hand painted in tin-glazed earthenware, each as unique as the plants they depict.”  

There is a whole variety of crafts to see including Annie Soudain’s lino prints, contemporary jewellery designed and made by Jo McAllister and gilded, woodturned bowls by new members Lenore Zavitz and Richard Anthony Mills.

Meet the designer makers on 19 and 20 October at the De La Warr Pavilion. Be inspired by the high quality of their beautiful work, most of which can be purchased or commissioned – it could be the ideal place to find that special Christmas present!

Admission £3 (students and children free) with readmission throughout the weekend.

The De La Warr has also opened two new exhibitions to run into the new year: Ancient and Modern by Renee So and I Hear You by Mikhail Karikis. Both are open to the public and run in tandem with numerous related groups and events. 

To find out more about the Sussex Guild see www.thesussexguild.co.uk or visit the Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery, Southover Grange, Southover Rd, Lewes BN7 1TP, Telephone: 01273 479565. Open every day, except Christmas Day, between 10.00am-5.00pm.

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