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June - Bucks Open Studios

We're delighted to have both Clare Tebboth and Lou Thomas joining us this year.
Below you'll find a timetable showing who'll be demonstrating on which days below.

We'll be open on these days from 10th June to 25th:

  • Mondays - closed as usual
  • Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 5pm
  • Sundays 11am to 4-30pm (extended for Bucks Open Studios)
  • Frday 23rd June - late night opening till 7-30 with drinks and nibbles
  • Appointments outside these times by request
  • Tea Rooms on site!
  • Selection of new work from Lou and Clare on display and available for purchase

Demonstrations will take place most days; Jenny will be in the studio each day giving glass demonstrations and talking about stained glass, fused glass and all the other courses and classes available. Mike will be in the studio at the weekends.

You can download a PDF detailing the demos below...

Lou Thomas - demonstations in watercolours, seascapes, small oils, pastels

  • Sat 10th - demos all day - seascapes in watercolours
  • Sun 11th - demos all day - landscapes in pastels
  • Thurs 15th - demos all day - miniatures in oil paints
  • Sat 17th - demos all day - pastels
  • Sun 18th - demos all day - watercolours, Koi carp theme
  • Fri 23rd - Private View, artists present
  • Sat 24th - demos all day - watercolours, Koi carp theme
  • Sun 25th - demos all day - watercolours, Monet theme

Clare Tebboth - demonstrations in watercolours, mixed media, printing

  • Sat 10th - demos PM - mixed media
  • Sun 11th - demos from 2pm- watercolours
  • Weds 14th - demos PM - printing without a press
  • Thurs 15th - demos AM - mixed media
  • Sat 17th - demos PM - watercolours
  • Sun 18th - demos from 2:30pm- mixed media
  • Weds 21st demos 1:30pm - 4:30pm - printing without a press
  • Thurs 22nd - demos from 11:30 - 1:30pm - watercolours
  • Fri 23rd - Private View, artists present
  • Sat 24th - demos 12:30 to 2:30pm - watercolours
  • Sun 25th - demos from 2:30pm - mixed media

There's plenty of free parking on site, disabled access and plenty of art from a variety of local makers in addition to work from Lou, Clare and Vitreus Art.

Look for the signs to Wakefield Estate, just north of Potterspury, immediately north of The Old Talbot pub.


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June 2017 - Muddy Stilettos Finalist

Thanks to everyone who voted for us again this year. We didn;t win but we're still very pleased to have got to the finals!

June 2017 - 3 new fused glass pieces added

Blue Skies, Shimmer and Just an Illusion - new fused glass art now on the Art page. Check them out!
Blue Skies Fused Glass Art

May 2017 - May Newsletter just sent - lots of news this month!

If you don't receive it, you can read it here.
And then you can join the list and get it next time!

May 2017 - Dates for our 2018 5-day course in Cornwall

Yes - dates just agreed. October 14th-19th 2018. Details are here.
This is our (probably) legendary 5-day course in Porthleven - your opportunity to make something impressive, have an arty holiday and develop your stained glass skills.....

May 2017 - just a few weeks till Bucks Open Studios begins!

Yes - 10th June is when it all kicks off again in Bucks (and Northants for us!).
We have Clare Tebboth and Lou Thomas exhibiting and demonstrating with us this year and we've added a calendar of events (to the right) showing you what you'll see on which days. Join us if you can!

May 2017 - New artist Vikki Stacey

Welcome to Vikki - cast and fused glass artist.
We have two fabulous cast glass pieces in the gallery now.
Must see!
Vikki stacey - glass artist, now at Vitreus Art

April 2017 - New artist Laura Slade

Welcome to Laura and her gorgeous animal watercolours!
We have three bright, contemporary pieces in the gallery - all very reasonably priced for genuine originals!
Laura slade original watercolour at Vitreus art A genuine Laura slade watercolour

April 2017 - Four (yes four) new pieces of fused glass art to see

Spare a thought for our poor kiln - it's been working overtime lately with fusing classes, jewellery making and more. And Jenny's found time to make some pieces to fill the spaces on our walls too. here are just two of them...
The rest can be seen at the gallery or on this page here.

April 2017 - New class date for Stained Glass Mirror-Making

As June's class has sold out so quickly we've squeezed another date in for you - 12th Nov. This is your opportunity to make a lovely stained glass mirror and learn the basics of the foiling method, all in just one day!
Read more here!

March 2017 - Blog posts - more detail on our new classes

We've written a couple of blog posts with more info and photos on two of our new classes - Precious Metal Clay Silver Jewellery and Shibori Silk Painting Make a Silk Scarf.
These are both beginners classes, and are both new for the Spring.
Happy Crafting!
Shibori silk painting classes for beginners

The class pages themselves are here: