Christmas Open Studio
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Open Studio

I am opening my studio for the day on Saturday 1st of December for a special Christmas event with an opportunity to buy some christmas pressies, have a mince pie and take a look at a selection of work I've made this year. I'll have christmas cards, calendars, prints, original paintings and other items for sale. It's also the christmas fair at Fort Victoria that day as hosted by Timetaxi C.I.C & Archaeology Discovery Centre so if you fancy it you could have a lovely festive arty tour around the West Wight!

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10:30 AM10:30

Cowes Christmas Fair

This year’s Cowes Christmas Fair 2018 continues to be one of the most popular and busy shows on the Island. Once again, the event will be held over two days and will feature a vast range of stalls selling an exciting variety of quality, unique gifts and crafts from some of the Islands most talented artists, crafters and small Island businesses. A wonderful opportunity to buy all your Christmas gifts under one roof at a friendly and warm event.


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7:00 PM19:00

Taster Menu Night - Illustration Degustation

Friday 5th October / 7pm / £50 ticket

With one course for each month of the year, showcasing local ingredients wherever possible, this will be a gastronomical treat. The menu will be in pictorial form courtesy of local artist Lilly Louise Allen whose mouth-watering food illustrations currently grace our cafe walls. There will be a free raffle to win one of three amazing prizes: an original illustration, dinner at home cooked by our wonderful chef David Holley, and a hamper of local produce.

Tickets are £50 per head, please book online or call Box Office on 01983 822490 – For operational purposes tickets must be purchased by Monday 1st October. Tables will need to be reserved separately – if you wish to sit with other people attending the event, then please call 01983 822490 to book your table.

To see this amazing 12 course menu please download here – 12 Course Degustation Menu

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to Sep 2

Wolverton Manor Garden Fair

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Wolverton Garden Fair features over 120 Island and mainland exhibitors representing a wide range of gardening and country arts and crafts. Visiting nurseries sit alongside the wonderful Island nurseries with all the traditional delights of a genuine Garden Fair including entertainment to suit all ages featuring: dogs shows, Elizabethan re-enactors, falconry, magic and music.

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to Nov 8

Art of food Exhibition

The exhibition showcases food illustrations which were made each day in February 2018. The self initiated challenge was born of a love of food illustration and inspired by the annual ‘Inktober’ art challenge where people across the world create an ink drawing every day in October.  

Each original artwork displayed in the cafe is available for purchase along with prints upon request.  On the 5th October there will be a twelve course taster menu night devised by head chef Dave Holley with brand new artwork provided by me to coincide with the event. All artwork will be displayed until the beginning of November. Tickets will be available for the event from the Quay Arts box office.  

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to Jul 26

Osborne Horse Trials

A new family festival for the Isle of Wight with shopping, Victorian funfair, dog shows and arena attractions. I will be in the makers tent along side many other brilliant Isle of Wight artists and crafts people. It is set in the historic grounds of Osborne House in East Cowes.

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to Jul 22

Isle of Wight Open Studios

It's nearly time for again for the Isle of Wight Open studios event! I will be opening the doors to my studio again to the public for two weekends during the event (15th 16th and the following 21st and 22nd of July) I will have original artwork for on display from Isle of Wight landscapes to my more recent food illustrations, there will also be prints, bags, greetings cards and stickers for sale plus plenty of refreshments and the garden to sit and relax in!

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