Devon Open Studios – CeseraniSculpture

Saturday 11th to Sunday 26th September 2021, Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay TQ2 5UW. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

My Flow, Form and Movement and Timelapse series of sculptures will feature as part of The Sculpture Studio at Artizan Gallery during Devon Artist Network’s Open Studios 2021. This year there’s a record number of 183 venues featuring 323 artists, so you should be able to find some art  you like. Devon Open Studios celebrates the flair and talent of artists who work in Devon, connecting artists to enthusiasts in this free showcase for the arts. 


Abbotsbury Autumn Fair

Sunday 12 September 2021, 10am-3pm, Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens, Buller’s Way, Abbotsbury,
nr Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4LA

This autumn fair, organised by Plant Heritage Dorset, is a happy mix of plants, bulbs, shrubs, trees and garden-related stalls. Admission is £7 and includes access to the grounds and gardens offering considerable savings on the normal admission price.

Little Groves Nursery

Saturday 18th September 9-5 and Sunday 19th September 10-4, Southend, Tunnel Road, Beaminster DT8 3HB

Visit Little Groves Nursery on the weekend of 18th and 19th September for inspiration to enhance your autumn plants. See also the splendid animal willow sculptures of Jo Sadler of Forged n Willow.

  • Keep your borders looking good with practical and well-priced plant supports
  • See garden art for winter interest
  • Find unique items for Christmas gifts
  • Explore Little Groves’ garden, with planting themes to help you shop
  • Buy locally grown plants and locally made plant supports for your garden




Handmade for Christmas 

Saturday 16th October to Friday 31st December, The Workhouse Chapel, Bath Road, Sturminster Newton DT10 1DS. 9.30-4.30 every day (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

This is a fabulous event organised by Rose Hatcher that offers a whopping great delicious slice of Christmas shopping heaven. Get yourself along during the 10-week period to find a glorious mix of unique and beautiful gifts from dozens of talented makers from Dorset and neighbouring counties. You’ll find a diverse and exceptional range of fairly priced, properly hand-crafted, completely unique gifts. The Victorial chapel is a glowing beacon of hope for all those who dread the annual Christmas shopping trip! There’s also a Bargain Balcony to check out.

Groves Nurseries Christmas VIP Evening

West Bay Road, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4BA, Thursday 18th November 2021, 4-8pm

Join us for this indoor Christmas event with a wide range of craft and food stalls to kick start the Christmas period.

Big Colyton Art Show – CeseraniSculpture

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November 2021, Colyton Grammar School, Whitwell Lane, Colyford, Colyton, Devon EX24 6HN

I’m looking forward to participating in this excellent event at Colyton Grammar School which showcases artwork by a selection of the region’s finest artists, jewellers, sculptors and ceramicists. We’ve attended as visitors before and know this is a very interesting event, which also displays work by the Grammar School’s 6th form art students.