The Christ­mas shop­ping sea­son is to get off to a colour­ful start in Duror

The Oban Times - - LEISURE -

A POP-UP show at Duror and Ken­tallen Com­mu­nity Cen­tre will show­case a range of work from es­tab­lished artists and crafts peo­ple from Ar­gyll and Lochaber, as well as some in­vited ex­hibitors from fur­ther afield.

A large range of qual­ity hand­crafted work will be on dis­play, in­clud­ing pot­tery, glass­ware, tex­tiles and wood­carv­ing, as well as limited edi­tion prints, cards, choco­lates, soaps, Christ­mas tree dec­o­ra­tions, book­bind­ing and much more.

Work fea­tured will in­clude be­spoke glass by Stron­tian-based Jean Camp­bell from fused pan­els to jew­ellery and dec­o­ra­tions; pot­tery by Bar­cal­dine-based Hugh MacTav­ish, in­clud­ing a range of his table­ware as well as some one-off pieces; tex­tiles, in­clud­ing cush­ion cov­ers and lamp­shades, by Sarah Camp­bell from Lis­more; and scarves and shawls by Dal­mally tex­tile de­signer Liz Gaffney. The lively etch­ings of Cuil artist Katy Spong con­trast won­der­fully with colour­ful lino cuts of Dunkeld-based print­maker Linda Far­quhar­son, and both will also have a range of cards on dis­play. Duror-based wood­carver Rob Coope will be show­ing a range of carved spoons and bowls.

The show will also fea­ture a post­card ex­hi­bi­tion with work by the pupils of Duror Pri­mary School, who will be show­cas­ing their young tal­ent.

It is a while since this sort of event has taken place in Duror and with prices from a few pounds to a few hun­dred pounds, there will be some­thing to suit all tastes and pock­ets.

The show will be open from Friday to Sun­day, De­cem­ber 2 to 4, from 10am to 4pm.

Ad­mis­sion is free, and prof­its are to go to the com­mu­nity cen­tre funds.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.