Open studios is a great way to see artists in their own studio space and to have the opportunity to discuss with them details about their work, their techniques and motivations. The artists are always very happy to share with anyone interested in their work and for the festival they invite you to visit them. This is not something you can easily do normally so we encourage you to take this opportunity.


Charles Rodwell - Paintings and Prints

Sunday 8th and Sunday 15th October 2.00 – 5.00pm - or at other times by appointment

Visitors are welcome to visit this studio at Charlcutt just outside Calne. A large selection of paintings and drawings spanning 30 years can be seen. The work ranges from large figure compositions based on travels abroad to small local landscape studies. Sketch books, watercolours and finished oil paintings can be viewed in a working studio environment.

Leaseview Cottage, Charlcutt, Calne, SN11 9HH
T: 01249 740406


Lydia Graham & Olivia Browne - Collage

Saturday 7th and 14th and Sunday 8th and 15th, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Collage in mixed media, and Workshop demonstrations

Lydia is a well-known Calne amateur artist who is now working in collage. She will be demonstrating collage making at the studio on Saturday 7th and Saturday 14th between 10am and midday. Olivia, collage artist, based in Wivenhoe and teaching art in Colchester, is a regular exhibitor at the Sentinel Gallery in Wivenhoe. She specialises in landscape and forest scenes. Other work, paintings, prints and greetings cards, by Genevieve Browne and Carole Browne will also be on show.

Garden Studio, Banner Lodge, Cherhill SN11 8XR
Tel: 01249 812551 / 07834 199190
Email: belaf@aol.com



John L Harris - Paintings

Sunday 8th and 15th October 2.00pm – 5.00pm.

Award winning artist who has exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, South West Academy and one man shows in Bath. He has participated for many years in the Calne Music and Arts Festival. John has always held a fascination for the natural world, the way light plays on the landscape or the sea, the seasons and our wildlife. These are the subjects which he paints in a variety of media with a representational style to share the characteristics and beauty of the subject and the mood of the moment.
Sunday 8th and 15th October 2.00pm – 5.00pm.

Look for the artist’s palette sign on the end of the driveway at-
Beards Cottage, Spirthill, Nr. Calne. SN11 9HW
Tel: 01249 760404 Email: harrisvision@aol.com



Jenie MacGregor - Paintings

Saturday 7th and 14th and Sunday 8th and 15th October, 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Jenie paints in oils in a variety of styles that have evolved over many years. Her love of the Wiltshire countryside combined with her gardener's eye for colour has inspired her striking more recent work

Manor Farm House, Heddington, Calne SN11 0P
Tel: 01380850319
Email: jeniemacgregor@gmail.com


Bowood Carving and Woodworking Club

Saturday 14th October 10.00am – 4.00pm

You are very welcome to come and meet us and see a selection of our work at the open day. Throughout the year our workshop operates on two evenings and one day during the week plus Saturday mornings. We have a selection of tools for use by beginners and whilst not having formal classes we do offer guidance and help to aspiring carvers and woodworkers.

Behind the Lansdowne Arms, Derry Hill, SN11 9NS