Look out for the Forest and River Arts Open Studios & Arts Activities – a unique chance to visit the studios and see the creative work of a large number of artists and makers in the Forest of Dean.
Mary Rose Young is a well-known local potter and produces a great range of brightly coloured unusual pottery. Her gallery and shop is about 15 minutes drive from The House of Bread at Oak House, Arthur’s Folly, Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4JQ.
The gallery is open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm and many weekends too, especially in the summer or before Christmas. Contact her on 01594 563425, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.maryroseyoung.com to find out more.
Mariana-Art is the trading name of Professional Artist D. Mariana Robinson and she runs a gallery and provides painting tuition and courses at her gallery in St Briavels. about 15 minutes drive from The House of Bread. The gallery is signposted off the B4228 heading from Coleford towards Chepstow.
Mariana Art paintings include watercolour, acrylic and mixed media and she also has a range of , greeting cards and you have to see her famous ‘frudes’ (fruity nudes!).
Chris Lewis does some great jewellery workshops from her studio in Redbrook. Or, she is happy to run private workshops here in our cottages during your stay or in our pottery studio if we are not using it. Visit: www.chrislewisjewellerydesign.org/jewellery-workshops for information or contact: email@example.com or call 07885829316.
If you have ever wanted to learn how to make your own beautiful silver jewellery then this is your chance! Karin Whittaker offers Basic and Follow on silversmithing courses at specific times in the year in her relaxed workshop at Dean Pool Cottage, The Rocks, Clearwell in the Forest of Dean.