Art in Action is a four day event that showcases the talents of professional artists in marquees dedicated to their chosen genre of work.
My favourite marquees to visit are always ‘Textiles’, ‘Illustration & Calligraphy’, the ‘Market’ where goodies are for sale and this year another favourite of mine was the ‘War Artists’.
Other forms of crafts are demonstrated too, including painting, ceramics, wood, glass, silverware and jewelry.
As usual, I spend the best part of the morning in the Textiles tent.
Here’s a selection of the artists and their work.
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My visit to the Shirt Collar Exhibition at the Shell House Gallery, was everything I thought it would be. I’ve been following the lead up to it for some time, and finally manged to see the work on the last date of the exhibition.
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I’m a bit of a history buff and love looking at artefacts to discover the story behind them. Last year I went to several D-Day museums along the Normandy coast. While I was wandering around, I discovered a sewing kit belonging to an American G.I who had landed on Utah beach in June 1944.
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