The second day of an arts and crafts fair gets under way at Uckfield Civic Centre at 10am this morning and will be open throughout the day until 5pm.
The fair opened yesterday afternoon and there was a drinks reception in the evening when visitors were able to mingle with the artists while Alex Butler of the band Red Butler played acoustic guitar.
More than 40 artists and makers are taking part in the fair and displaying a wide variety of works for visitors to browse and buy.
They range from Beth Power’s stitched landscapes, to Richard Field’s bronze and glass sculptures, and from Bazza West’s mouth-paintings to Barbara Hibbart’s fused glass jewellery.
The programme today includes the presentation of prizes to winners of a children’s art competition at 11am.
There are creatives workshops too for adults and children – which will involve a small charge – from noon.
The workshops include:
2-12.45pm Embroidery with Beth Power. Cost £3. Stitchscape hoop, 10cm, fabrics and thread will be provided.
1.30-2.30pm Family Art with Martin Eastwood. Sarah Oyetunde’s Mandela colouring sheets will be available for children and adults throughout the day. 50p per sheet.
3.30-4.15pm Felting with Ann Dishman. Cost £6. Materials and tools will be provided.