london open studios

On the first weekend of October artists and crafts people across the borough of Lambeth will be opening their studio and work spaces to the public. Doors will be open from 10am to 6pm, 7th and 8th October and admission will be free.

Dots will be added to our map as artists and makers sign up to this year’s event. Lambeth Open showcases the fantastic range of creative talent tucked away in our borough and is a great way to discover the various art spaces too often hidden in your neighbourhoods. Click on a dot to find out more.

Visitors will be able to see inside the artist’s studios and exhibition spaces for a unique personal insight into the individual technical processes. Private Views may be held at a number of exhibition spaces, see venues for details.


FEATURED ARTIST

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ROSA LUETCHFORD‘s work comments on the forgotten female artists, throughout history to the present day. The idea of a woman as a muse for the source of creative inspiration is one that has been previously linked/associated/connected to serving the ‘greatness of a man’. Painting these women as artists in their own right raises them to equal status with the painter.


FEATURED ARTIST

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JANIE KIDSTON currently makes wheel thrown ceramics – tea and noodle bowls; miniature cups; medium and larger bowls; beakers and multi functional pots. She will exhibiting her latest work in Herne Hill during the Lambeth Open weekend.


FEATURED ARTIST

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RICHARD NIELD is a freelance photojournalist specialising in humanitarian issues in the Middle East and Africa. His driving force is to tell the stories of those whose voices and experiences would otherwise not be heard. Richard has carried out reporting and photography trips throughout the region, including Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.


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