New art trail at Swadlincote

Swadlincote is staging its first ever arts trail in July.Organisers said the aim of the event is to strengthen the artistic community and find “interesting and creative solutions” to the lack of space for artists to exhibit in  the town.

They have been amazed at the positive response to their call out for artists and will be including live entertainment at the event on July 21 and 22.

Sharpe’s Pottery Museum the town hall and other venues along the high street will be hosting the artists who include printermaker Duncan Pass, painters Sue Gardner, Lor Bird, Paula Hallam and John Rattigan; ceramicist Terry Nason; Blasted Oak Art Pyrography and at lesat one of the organisers – textile artist Ami James. 

For more information on the various artists involved go to the organisation’s facebook page.