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Praktis Exhibition

Following on from the very successful 2016 Cultivate 8 exhibition, we are pleased to announce a new selling exhibition of contemporary craft from 11th to 14th October. Alongside the diverse range of superb work from leading makers there will be a programme of talks and demonstrations as part of Farnham’s craft month. The 15 exhibitors are renowned craft practitioners in the fields of ceramics, wood, willow, jewellery and textiles who exhibit nationwide, and have come together to show pieces for sale or commission, and also to reveal their thinking, their inspiration and working methods in…

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Cultivate 8 Exhibition

You may remember the exhibition of art and crafts shown at The Barn in 2014. If you did visit, you will be as please as we are that the same group have chosen to exhibit their work at Bury Court again, from 17-20 November. CULTIVATE is a selling exhibition featuring a group of exceptional and established artists and craftsmen whose work brought them together when they found that they are inspired by a common passion for gardens and gardening. It may be colours and textures in juxtaposition, fine observation of the detail of…

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The Dancing Monks of Majuli

On Wednesday, 13th July, The Barn at Bury Court was thrilled to welcome The Monks of Majuli, who come from a beautifual monastery on the island of Majuli in the Brahmaputra River, N.E. India and worship Krishna through music and dance. For over 600 years, they have cultivated a form of dance-drama known as Sattriya that is still thriving today. In 2000, the government of India recognized it as a ‘Classical Indian Dance Form’. Their vast repertoire includes drama, dance, song and a special form of choreographed yoga, they…

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Unique Gifts – And Ten More Makes Forty!

Last but not least, are the final ten exhibitors at our Unique Gifts Fair, making a total of forty talented artists and crafters. Jane Giunchi Designs, Frimley: Jane is an artist free hand paints wood brooches, pendants and keyrings, as well as painting original water colours and prints. Her use of bright colours makes her work very eye-catching. The Lavender Hill Company, Farnham: If you are looking for fresh Christmas wreaths and garlands, then The Lavender Hill Company…

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Unique Gifts Fair – Ten More Exhibitors

Hot on the heels of the last blog post, showing casing exhibitors are our forthcoming Unique Gifts Fair, here are details of the next ten. Tangledsweetpea, Farnham: Victoria Charters creates beautifully hand stamped vintage cutlery. Usually selling online, this will be Victoria’s first fair. Her cutlery will be perfect as a Christmas stocking filler, so we are sure she will do well. Dilley Crafts, Catherington: Carol Dilley specialises in ceramics and fused glass, taking her inspiration from nature and organic forms. She likes to let her imagination flow and challenge the boundaries of…

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Unique Gifts – More Exhibitors

If you have read the last blog post, you will know that The Barn is hosting a Unique Gifts Fair on Sunday, 29th November, which will showcase 40 local artists and crafters. The previous blog post featured ten of our exhibitors and here are ten more. Butterfly Track Publications, Four Marks: Rachel Hudson is a copywriter and illustrator who designs eco-friendly illustrated cards, prints and giftware alongside her commercial work. Jaunty Seagull, Adershot: Producing personalised and handmade gifts with a quirky coastal twist, Jaunty Seagull lovingly create…

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