Events at New Farm Barn


New Farm Barn Private View

Opening: 23rd May 6-8pm

Description: Come and enjoy a pre-view evening, with wine nibbles and some mermaid poetry.

Venue: New Farm Barn

Telephone: Kate 07825647545


Mermaid Making Workshop

Opening: 31st June 9am till 11 am and continued on 7th June 9am till 11 am

Description: Come and sew yourself a beautiful recycled textile mermaid and try making some mermaid hands, faces and scales with porcelain. Join it all up into a stunning mermaid doll. Lots of fun, mess and joy to be had. Please bring an apron. Price to include materials and firing of ceramic work £20 per person. Suitable for age 7 and above, all level of ability

Venue: New Farm Barn

Telephone: 07825647545


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25th, 26th, 27th May

The Wells Open Studios Artists had a fantastic and sunny opening weekend with lots of sales! Thank you to everyone that came to visit us, we enjoyed meeting you all. Here are some images of the Open Studios to entice anybody that couldn’t make this weekend but would like to come, we are also open next weekend on the 1st and 2nd June, 11am- 5pm.

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New Farm Barn Private View

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New Farm Barn Open Studios Prviate View

All are welcome to preview Artwork from

Kate Allsop: Thrown and hand built porcelain. Helen Akers: Textile creations using vintage and recycled fabrics. Pat Willis: Raggy Mats. Tom Hodges: Wooden artefacts. Trish le Gal: Photographer and gardener. Jane Hag: Wild and woolly, handmade felt artefacts.

Friday 24th May 5-8

New Farm Barn
Warham Rd
Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1NE

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North Norfolk and Broadland Taster Exhibition

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2nd – 14th May

Two ‘Wells Open’ Artists Catherine Laura Ward and Linda Pattrick are exhibiting in the Taster Exhibition at The Atrium in North Walsham.

The Atrium will be hosting a twelve day taster exhibition collecting together works from artists taking part in Open Studios.
A diverse range of work will be on display covering a variety of media and subject matters – giving you a taste of what you can expect to see during the main Open Studios event which runs from 25 May – 9 June.

Exhibition open Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm. Free admission.

The Atrium
North Walsham High School
Spenser Avenue
North Walsham
Norfolk NR28 9HZ

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Open Studios Central Taster Exhibition ’13

Tuesday 23 – Sunday 28 April 9.30 am – 6.30 pm

The Open Studios Taster Exhibition is currently on show at The Forum in Norwich

and includes ‘Wells Open’ Art Trail Artists; Carla Philips, Catherine Laura Ward, Helen Akers, Linda Pattrick and Trish le Gal.

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Attention All Art Lovers

Wells Open Art Trail is back!

Twelve Wells Artists will be opening up their studios to the public between the 25th May and 9th June as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival Open Studios 2013.

Don’t miss this opportunity to come and meet and talk to the Artists, view their work and maybe buy an original piece of art work.

Wells Open Art Trail Maps and NNOS Brochures will be available from the Wells Tourist Information Centre, Wells Library, Ashley Studios Art Shop, all Wells Pubs and B&B’s and of course all the Artists Studios.


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Catherine Laura Ward

Catherine Laura Ward is an emerging Artist based in Wells after finishing her Fine Art Degree at UCA Canterbury. Having studied for a semester abroad in her second year of University in Spain, Valencia, this helped Catherine to develop personally and artistically through living in a different culture. This inspired Catherine to travel in 2010, which has been a great source for her artistic practice, ‘I work in different mediums of fine art specializing in Oil Paintings, Drawing and have been experimenting with photography. I am inspired by my everyday experiences and see my work as being a continuing conversation with the world around me. Many topics of conversation in my work discuss Memory, journeys, and existence.’

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