Events, Exhibitions and Craft Shows


Events, Exhibitions and Craft Shows

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 at my stall by Kingsley Singleton Photography at Stamford Diversity Festival, 30 Aug ’21


I will list all my 2022 events here as they are confirmed. Watch this space!

Shalini Austin at Bourne Artists Open Houses

Bourne Artists Open Houses

Dates: 16 & 17 July 2022

Exhibition address: The Elms, Aslackby Village

In July 2022 The Old Town Hall in Bourne will be hosting their first 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 and chair stylist Ella Jenkins to exhibit with her in her gardens in the village of Aslackby.

More Information here

Barnsdale Gardens Makers Market on 31 July 2022

Barnsdale Gardens Makers Market

Date: 31 July 2022. 12 PM – 4 PM

Venue: Barnsdale Gardens

The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AH

Thrilled to have been invited to be part of this!

Come along and browse some wonderful items from local artisan makers. You can also enjoy seeing some of them in action.

Visit Barnsdale Gardens Website

Stamford Diversity Group Art & Craft Fair

Stamford Diversity Group Art & Craft Fair

Date: 27 August 2022. 10 AM – 3 PM

Venue: Stamford Arts Centre Ballroom

27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL

More Information coming soon

Shalini Austin Rutland Open Studios 2022

Rutland Open Studios

Dates: 17 – 18 September & 24 – 25 September 2022

Venue: 7 Tippings Lane, Barrowden, Rutland LE15 8EW

Delighted to have been accepted for Rutland Open Studios 2022. I am exhibiting a group of fantastic artists in Barrowden. Really looking forward to my first Rutland Open Studios!

More Information coming soon

Escape The Ordinary!

Art & Craft Exhibition by ESC Artists at Stamford Arts Centre

Venue: 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL 

Gallery Exhibition Dates: 24 October – 6 November 2022

ESC Artists (Eve Marshall & Shalini Austin) will showcase various artists from Stamford and surrounding areas exhibiting a mix of Felt Art, Copper Creations, Sculptures, Jewellery, wood craft and more.

More Information coming soon

ESC Artists Market

ESC Artists Market

Perfect Opportunity for some early Christmas shopping!

Date: 6 November 2022, 11 am to 4 pm

Venue: The Ballroom, Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL 

Showcasing various artists from Stamford and surrounding areas exhibiting a mix of Felt Art, Copper Creations, Sculptures, Jewellery, wood craft and more.

More Information coming soon

Past Events 2022

Eve Marshall & Shalini Austin at Peterborough Artists Open Studios, Dates: 25 June & 2nd July 2022. Venue: Riverside Beads, Market Deeping

Peterborough Artists Open Studios

Dates: 25 June & 2nd July 2022

Exhibition address: Riverside Beads – 83 High St, Market Deeping PE6 8ED

During Peterborough Artists Opens Studios Eve Marshall Artisan Felter and I will be exhibiting and demonstrating at Riverside Beads in Market Deeping. We will be under a gazebo outside the shop.

Riverside Beads is a specialist independent bead shop with an extensive collection of beads and findings to help you create your jewellery and designs.

More Information coming soon

The Jubilee Journey Jamboree Exhibition at Stamford arts Centre

The Jubilee Journey Jamboree Exhibition

Dates: 23 May – 17 June 2022

Venue: Stamford Arts Centre Gallery, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL 

Help create ‘a Jubilee Journey Jamboree’ community masterpiece! All Ages Welcome at the workshops on 28th May, 30th May and 1st June

Come and celebrate in our amazing Arts Centre!

The Great, Great Casterton Jubilee Jamboree

Craft Fair on 3rd June 2022

Venue: Behind The Crown Pub, Main St, Great Casterton, Stamford PE9 4AP

The Jubilee Jamboree is being held over 3 days in the village of Great Casterton near Stamford. See image for full programme. Lots of wonderful entertainment planned to celebrate the Jubilee.

Raising funds for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance

SJS Parents' Association Jubilee Garden Party

SJS Parents’ Association Jubilee Garden Party

Date: 15 May, 13:00 – 16:00

Venue: Stamford Junior School, Kettering Rd, Stamford PE9 2LR, UK

Open to all Stamford Schools families and affiliates

Update: Really enjoyed it and hope to be invited back to their next event.

 Uffington Scarecrow Festival. Dates: May Bank Holiday Weekend – Sunday May 1st & Monday 2nd May 2022

Uffington Scarecrow Festival

Dates: May Bank Holiday Weekend – Sunday May 1st & Monday 2nd May 2022

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

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

Pop Up Market at Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle

Pop-up Market

Dates: 23rd & 24th April 2022, 10AM – 4 PM

Venue: Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle, Belvoir nr Grantham, NG32 1PA

Eve Marshall and I will share Chalet 3 for a Pop-up Market at this charming countryside shopping village near the beautiful Belvoir Castle.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/468715724706337/468715738039669

Big Life Affordable Art Fair

Big Life Affordable Art Fair

Date: 2 April 2022, 11am – 4.00pm

Venue: Woodnewton Village Hall, Orchard Lane, Woodnewton PE8 5EE

Click here for More Information

International Women’s Day Fair

Date : Saturday, 5th March 2022, 10 AM to 4 PM, Venue: The Peterborough Museum, 51 Priestgate, PE1 1LF 

An inter-community fair & bazaar which will have a host of stalls selling local art and goods from women artists, food stalls, and music and dance from communities in the city.

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

Come and see my work at Artist Markets, Craft Fairs & Art Exhibitions