July Open studios

The 2021 Cambridge Open Studios took place over the first four weekends of July with over 300 artists showing their work to the public.

  • 141
    Paula Armstrong
    Working Studio
    Nature-inspired ceramic sculpture
    Book to see distinctive handbuilt ceramic sculpture inspired by the potential inside all living things. Visually stunning pieces with a story to tell!
    5 Rookery Place
    PE28 9LZ
    Tel: 01480 700280
    Huntingdon DC
  • 12
    Joy Voisey
    Working Studio
    Wheel and Handbuilt items
    Three years of work. Mugs, jugs, ovenware, platters and tiles. Demonstrations. All outside under shelter in large garden. Relax by pond! Easy parking.
    7 Fen Road
    CB4 1BS
    Tel: 01223 426171
  • 81
    Susan Widlake
    textiles – millinery, Hat making
    Bespoke handcrafted hats, headpieces and performance wear created from a wide range of materials, including silk woven locally in Sudbury, Suffolk.
    Grantchester Village Hall
    Vicarage Drive
    CB3 9NG
    Tel: 07538 056848
  • 205
    Matthew Dando
    abstract wooden garden sculptures
    I carve medium-sized wooden sculptures that are designed for the garden. My influences are the fluidity in shapes and movements that occur in nature.
    16 Aingers Road
    CB24 9JP
    Tel: 07504 858315
    South Cambs DC
  • 31
    Terry Chance
    glass art and jewellery
    Suncatchers, colourful jewellery and quirky characters made from glass and wire. (Window exhibition will substitute if Covid restrictions in place.)
    66 Glisson Road
    CB1 2HF
    Tel: 07871 097870
  • 170
    Fiona Payne, Julie Ball and Richard Gilyead
    textiles, printmaking and paintings
    Three artists. Inspired by colour and natural world. Contemporary quilts, textiles, prints, framed/unframed mixed-media art. Cards, gifts. Parking.
    Chalk House, 3 Rectory Farm Barns
    Church Street
    Great Shelford
    CB22 5EL
    Tel: 07981 527743
    South Cambs DC
  • 110
    Karen Larwood
    Natural environment oil paintings
    I produce vibrant, expressive landscape paintings. I aim to capture the natural environment through using bold sensitive colour and texture.
    39 Fordham Road
    Soham, nr Ely
    CB7 5AH
    East Cambs DC
  • 27
    Victoria Smith
    feltmaking, textiles, prints
    Trained as an architect, a maker at heart. Felted landscapes, glass vitrines with tissue-paper casts, prints & golden hats. Feltmaking demo 12.00 Sun.
    The Pitt Building
    Trumpington Street
    CB2 1RP
    Tel: 07510 704667
  • 203
    Andrew Goyder
    Working Studio
    Bespoke Furniture in Hardwoods
    From a home workshop, I make aesthetic, yet practical, furniture in beautiful hardwoods. I design affordable classic pieces with a modern twist!
    10 The Green
    CB24 9JA
    Tel: 07738 579166
    South Cambs DC
  • 13
    Emma Will
    Working Studio
    Ceramics – tranquil beach-hut studio
    Coast-inspired ceramics – sculptures, vases and bowls for your garden and home, using various clays, techniques and driftwood, glazed in soft tones.
    16 Dalton Square
    CB4 1QJ
  • 158
    Hilary Gretton
    paintings in oils and acrylics
    Paintings in oils and acrylics, taking inspiration from the natural world. Bright colours, sometimes with boats – always with water – often imaginary.
    Rosemary and Lavender Cottage
    Caxton Road
    CB23 2SX
    Tel: 07757 689892
    South Cambs DC
  • 27
    Maureen Charles
    glass, fused glass, painted glass
    I make a multitude of things from fused glass, all unique, often splendid! Perhaps for self-gifting. Also displaying on 24–25 July at Haddenham Arts Centre.
    The Pitt Building
    Trumpington Street
    CB2 1RP
    Tel: 07549 805135
  • 101
    Teresa Crickmar
    Working Studio
    Contemporary Jewellery Designer
    I make playful jewellery, with a story and a dash of nature and spirit! Find me at my workshop in Lode w/e 2 & 3 (& at The Pitt Building, w/e 1 & 4).
    9 Swaffham Road
    CB25 9EZ
    Tel: 07812 243732
    East Cambs DC
  • 128
    Fen Three (formerly Fen Five)
    Paintings in various mediums
    Barbara Harlow (atmospheric oils), Rosemary Scott (Iberian & E Anglian landscapes), Sue Spence (impressionist painting & mixed media). Parking on site.
    Bowls Club
    Nutholt Lane
    CB7 4PL
    Tel: 07392 073353
    East Cambs DC
  • 27
    Allison Ksiazkiewicz
    printmaking and drawing
    Intaglio prints of ‘Cultured Canines’ – a project exploring the history and mythology of different dog breeds.
    The Pitt Building
    Trumpington Street
    CB2 1RP
    Tel: 07942 458461
  • 198
    Andrew Oliver
    Paintings and drawings, mostly from remembered landscapes and still lifes from lockdown.
    3 The Crescent
    CB24 9NY
    Tel: 01223 700660
    South Cambs DC
  • 45
    Paula Holt
    Working Studio
    acrylic painting, canvas and walls
    Make the world a more colourful magical place... Paintings for sale, octopus ceiling, dragon sculpture, outdoor chess-set to inspire commissions!
    15 Wetenhall Road
    CB1 3AG
    Tel: 07817 970684
  • 18
    Sara Rawlinson
    Nature and architecture photography
    Fine-art photographs and photobooks of Cambridge college libraries, King's College Chapel, boathouses, and botanical details.
    58 Beche Road
    CB5 8HU
    Tel: 07958 050229
  • 172
    Astrig Akseralian
    Joyful figure & landscape painting
    New acrylic paintings. Joyful, colourful – animals, figures & landscapes. Original artwork, giclee prints & cards. Garden studio, marquee & gazebos.
    15 High Street
    Great Shelford
    CB22 5EH
    Tel: 07761 465653
    South Cambs DC
  • 96
    Ian Vance
    Working Studio
    Ceramic sculpture & pots
    Exciting pots and sculptures in rugged clays and volcanic glazes at my working studio and garden. Please call or text to make an instant appointment!
    Larkfield, Debden Road
    CB11 3RU
    Tel: 07771 948874
    Uttlesford DC
  • 24
    Lynne Strover
    Working Studio
    Hand-forged silver jewellery
    Materials, process and people are important to me – and I hope that this comes across in my work!
    38 Orchard Street
    CB1 1JS
    Tel: 07763 915850
  • 153
    Marilyn Treacy
    handcrafted silver & gold jewellery
    Contemporary silver and gold jewellery, featuring simple clean-cut designs and fashioned using traditional methods. Safe spacious environment!
    Coton Village Hall
    56 High Street
    CB23 7PL
    Tel: 07808 584622
    South Cambs DC
  • 121
    Carol & Bob Banks, Carol Vallis & Michcala Holmes
    Working Studio
    paintings, Jewellery Bags & Clothes
    Oil paintings, pastels, prints, silver jewellery, handcrafted bags from new/re-purposed fabrics, beautiful artisan clothes/gifts. Easy, free parking!
    37 Merlin Drive
    CB6 3EE
    Tel: 01353 611166
    East Cambs DC
  • 14
    Iain Smith
    Working Studio
    Kiln-fused glass
    I make fused glass objects exploring the interplay between light, colour and shape. I also design and build my own kilns.
    11 Lynfield Lane
    CB4 1DR
    Tel: 07932 688734
  • 78
    Sue Moult
    watercolour paintings
    Watercolour landscapes of Cambridge and East Anglia. Figurative studies. Cards. Front garden, open gazebo display (with social distancing!). Parking.
    64 Gough Way
    CB3 9LN
    Tel: 07729 888214
  • 8
    Cathy Parker
    Working Studio
    painting in oils and acrylics
    Trees and landscapes, painted outdoors in response to the subject or semi-abstracted in the studio, in various media. Sketchbooks. Interesting garden.
    17 Belvoir Road
    CB4 1JH
    Tel: 01223 354474
  • 120
    Peter Corr
    Working Studio
    Dynamic Geometric Abstract Paintings
    I am fascinated by abstraction and the simplification of subject matter, form and colour. The very act of painting is a celebration of life!
    35 Teasel Drive
    CB6 3WJ
    Tel: 07426 338911
    East Cambs DC
  • 105
    Ruth E Blundell
    Colourful semi-abstract paintings
    Small artwork, nature-inspired. Acrylic, watercolour, pencil. Easy parking. At side of house, go through gate and walk up garden path to studio.
    34 Lower End
    Swaffham Prior
    CB25 0HT
    Tel: 07792 656223
    East Cambs DC
  • 111
    Barbara Harlow
    Working Studio
    Fen Landscapes, Skies & Flowers
    Oils, acrylics & greeting cards. Fen scenes, sunsets & big skies. Easy parking. Also showing w/e 3 (17/18th) Nutholt Lane Ely (CB7 4PL) with Fen Three.
    71A Qua Fen Common
    Soham, nr Ely
    CB7 5DF
    Tel: 07889 969850
    East Cambs DC
  • 36
    Rosemary Catling
    Working Studio
    Figurative painter and printmaker
    Figurative painting, prints and collage. Often autobiographical. Themes of ephemerality, often using water as a metaphor. Pretty garden.
    10 Gwydir Street
    CB1 2LL
    Tel: 01223 323798
  • 154
    Clay in Caldecote
    A variety of ceramic techniques
    Come visit our studio to see how Juliet Gorman, Jennie Longbottom and Carol Page work in different methods to produce the desired effect!
    103 Highfields Road
    CB23 7NX
    Tel: 07742 628716
    South Cambs DC
  • 88
    Christine Lafon
    Working Studio
    portraits, abstract and still-life
    Sensitive, figurative portraits, still-life & abstract. See my work also weekend 4 at the city-centre Pitt Building, together with other COS artists.
    37 Stretten Avenue
    CB4 3ES
    Tel: 07400 245169
  • 67
    Veronica Thornton
    Working Studio
    textiles and mixed media
    I use hand-dyed and recycled fabrics, fragments of clothes and mixed media to explore a variety of themes.
    96 Blinco Grove
    CB1 7TS
    Tel: 07814 249923
  • 85
    Helen Martino
    Working Studio
    Sculptural ceramics and vessels
    My work will be shown mainly in my garden this year owing to Covid. I look at the garden from my studio every day, & so it will be a perfect setting!
    72 Huntingdon Road
    CB3 0HH
    Tel: 07960 293554
  • 186
    Carol Whitehouse
    vibrant watercolours
    Inspiration for my paintings is taken from my love of flowers! I like to interpret their shape and colour in a loose and vibrant watercolour style.
    33 Hinton Road
    CB21 5DZ
    Tel: 01223 880764
    South Cambs DC
  • 73
    George Meliniotis
    oils, acrylics, texture and colour
    Subjects ranging from landscapes and seascapes, to abstract, surreal and portraits, with a variety of textures and effects, using oils or acrylics.
    33 Newton Road
    CB2 8AL
    Tel: 07738 200767