Artisans Autumn Extravaganza

peak district artisansThe Peak District Artisans are staging their Autumn Extravaganza at the Whitworth Centre in Darley Dale this weekend.

It is the perfect opportunity to go along browse and buy from 28 of the Peak District’s best artists, and contemporary designers. They will be in a marquee complete with a red carpet and candelabra.

Admission is free to the event which is open from 10am-5pm on Saturday October 11 and 10am-4pm on Sunday Octobr 12.

The members taking part include Ann Bates, Brenda Ford, Brian Robinson, Chris Fleming, Roger Waterhouse, Eddie Hallam, Howard Levitt, Helen Meakin, Michéla Griffith, Janet Mayled, Jane Cummins, Jill Ray, Janine Mannion-Jones, Kate Pheasey, Karin Sheldon, Liz Wellby, Lynne Wilkinson, Maggie Robinson, Melvyn Tolley, Ray and Kathy Sylvester, Steve Elliott, Sandra Orme, Tim Rose, Verina Warren, Newfields Gallery and Dewsnaps Woollens.

You can read more about Eddie Hallam, Michéla Griffith and Sandra Orme in features which have already appeared in artsbeat. Just click on the special features tab above and scroll down to their names.

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