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A Visit To The Surface Gallery International Postcard Show

This week I braved the wind and weather and toddled off to see the Annual International Postcard Show at Surface Gallery on Southwell Road. This year, there are even more submissions than last year, so there are over 300 postcards by 105 different artists to see. Entries have come from Nottingham and surrounding, Britain, and abroad. The… Read More

Guest Blog: Cavology…. hidden treasures

We invited Kirsty Fox to lead us up a blind alley… a good way of course, for a peek inside Cavology   Cavology is a new project set-up by The Hive, Nottingham Trent University’s business development centre. It’s a retail incubator which means that it is designed as a functioning shop and showcase of new… Read More

Crafty links round up

Surely the screams and bangs are over now?   Goodbye pumpkins and fireworks. Hello tinsel and mince pies…… though maybe not, since it seems they have all featured simultaneously in supermarkets since September! As a result I have had an attitudinal shift for 2014. I’m  not going to go all bah humbug and say “I… Read More

Open Studios in the Sunshine

Yesterday I walked around the 20 plus Open Studios in Lady Bay, enjoying the art, the craft, the tea and cakes, and the sunshine.  We bought a framed picture from a local photograher (that’s my partner’s June birthday sorted) and saw many things to admire, covert and wish I could buy.  The Lady Bay event… Read More