Events, Exhibitions & Craft Shows in 2023

If you are in or near Stamford, Lincolnshire you can meet me at several Art Exhibitions and Crafts Shows.

I will list all public events I am attending below as and when I confirm them.

I also have opportunities to be part of a few virtual pop-up shops and Live Chats on Instagram. I will be listing these below too.

Photo of me with my enamelled copper wall art at The Jubilee Journey Jamboree Exhibition at Stamford Arts Centre in May-June 2022

Shalini Austin at Stamford Arts Centre - Events, Exhibitions & Craft Shows

I will list all my 2023 events here as they are confirmed. My Online shop is open for you to shop at leisure.

Bourne Artists Open Houses. Dates: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2023, 10.00-16.00

Bourne Artists Open Houses

Dates: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June, 10.00-16.00

Exhibition address: The Elms, Aslackby Village – the house is next to the Church

In June 2023 The Old Town Hall in Bourne will be hosting their 2nd Artists Open Houses event in and around Bourne

Selected artists (including me!) will display a sample of their work in the main exhibition at Old Town Hall and in their houses, studios or gardens.

My friend Eve Marshall has invited me, chair stylist Ella Jenkins & artist Emily Bowers to exhibit with her in her gardens in the village of Aslackby.

More Information here

Bourne Open Houses

Peterborough Artists Open Studios

Dates: 24th/25th June, 1st/2nd/8th & 9th July 2023

Exhibition address: The Place Stamford – 29 St Mary’s Street, PE9 2DL

In a change from previous years I am doing PAOS Peterborough with a different set of artists and craftes this year. I will be at The Place with fellow Stamfordians Katie, Lisa and Karen Neale.

Peterborough Artists Open Studios
Ryhall Village Fete

Ryhall Village Fete

Date: 15 July 2023, 12 to 4 PM

Exhibition address: Church Street, Ryhall

Absolutely delighted to have a stall at the Ryhall Village Fete this year. First time at this event. Really looking forward to it.

The fete takes place at Ryhall Hall (opposite the Ryhall Library) Church Street, Ryhall.  (it is the large house, rather than the village hall)

Rutland Open Studios

Rutland Open Studios Arts Trail 2023 will be held on the weekends of 9th-10th; 16th-17th & 23rd-24th September 2023

Exhibition address: The Place Stamford – 29 St Mary’s Street, PE9 2DL

Delighted to be part of Rutland Open Studios 2023. I am exhibiting a group of fantastic Stamford based artists at The Place, Stamford

The Rutland Open Studios 2023 Arts Trail Brochure coming soon. Visit Website here.

My Blog: Shalini Austin

Past 2023 Events

Uffington Scarecrow Festival 2023

Uffington Scarecrow Festival 2023

Dates: May Bank Holiday Weekend – Sunday, 30th April & Monday, 1st May 2023

Venue: in the village of Uffington, Nr. Stamford, Lincs.

The event, to raise money for Uffington charities, runs from 11am – 4pm on both days.

Stalls available for crafters and makers. Contact Allyson for more information.

LOV Your Venue! A Celebration of local arts, culture and talent at Stamford Arts Centre.

LOV Your Venue!

A Celebration of local arts, culture and talent at Stamford Arts Centre.

Date: Friday, March the 3rd from 5-8pm

Our fabulous Arts Centre is hosting an event in St George’s Square and within the building to celebrate the venue and groups/individuals who work with the Arts Centre.

Eve Marshall & I (ESCArtists) will have a stall showcasing our work our wonderful association with the Arts Centre which, for me, started in 2008 when I launched my first creative business Jewellery by Shalini.

I feel honoured to have been invited by the Venue Manager & Arts Programme Officer to assist with the craft stalls arrangements for this event.

I am one of the founders of ESC Artists and we organise artist led Pop-Up Shops and Exhibitions at Stamford Arts Centre and occasionally also participate in other local events.

More about ESC Artists Events

ESCAPE THE ORDINARY! ESC Artists Exhibitions at Stamford Arts Centre

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