May design event: Dulwich Festival's Artists' Open House

Over 250 artists are throwing open their doors during the two weekends of the Dulwich Festival from 11am - 6pm. 

Showing at over 150 venues across Dulwich and surrounding areas, the artists will welcome you into their homes and studios for a rare opportunity to view their work in a unique and intimate setting.

This year’s artists represent a huge range of styles and disciplines.

They include Helen Ireland and Andrew Carter (collage and prints); Annette Hamley Jenkins (landscape paintings, drawings and prints); Charlene Mullen (popular embroidered scenic cushions and ceramics with London themes); Julia Mckenzie (drawing, collage, and prints inspired by London nature); Martin Grover (paintings and screen prints); and Carys Davies (porcelain thrown bowls, jugs, plates and beakers, with rough organic glazes).

  • All venues will be open on May 7-8 and many will also be open on May 14-15
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  • A booklet with maps of all venues is available from local libraries, shops and cafes

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