Opening in a few days time our 22nd festival which once again is certain to show the very best in art, craft and photography. As regulars will know each year we strive to ensure the event develops offering something special to experience, entertain and enjoy. This year is no different as we welcome over 250 hand picked participants. To download a copy of this year's festival leaflet, please click here. To keep up to date with our festival news make sure you follow the sections of Festival Website by clicking here.
For visitors to Patchings during the festival period, 4 to 7 June, there is an admission charge - see Festival pages for details.
Opening with the festival is the exhibition of selected entries from this year's open compeition organised joining with Patchings, The Artist and Leisure Painter magazines. There are two selections with work by professional artists, The Artist section in the Barn Gallery and the amateur section, the Leisure Painter category in the Pavilion Gallery. The full exhibition can be viewed on the Patchings website along with 50 highly commended works from each category. Both exhibitions open on Thursday 4 June and run until Sunday 19 July
Also from 4 June in the Crew Yard Gallery is Fabulous Foil Fantasy by Diane Fox, a range of quirky and collectable wall hangings. A striking exhibition continuing until 26 July.
In the Image Gallery, Pete Bridgwood and Jonathan Horrocks combine their talents with an exhibition called 'Britain'. The exhibition celebrates our incredible country in all her guises. A real celebration of some wonderful scenery captured by two outstanding landscape photographers.
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Enjoy your art and we look forward to welcoming you to Patchings.
Liz, Pat and Chas
Rachel and Gary
Our opening Times are: -
9.00am until 5.30pm for Patchings Cafe,
9.30am for the Reception, Galleries, Art Materials Shop and Framing Services.
The Pavilion Exhibitions and The Artists' Way are open from 10.am to 4pm.
We are open every day apart from the period between Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Admission and parking is free, except for the Patchings Festival from 4 to 7 June 2015
Countdown to Patchings Festival 2015 : 4 days