Open House At Wimbledon Art Studios

Chance to buy from local artists

Wimbledon Art Studios will being hosting one of its twice-yearly Open Art Shows from November 21-24.

The complex of studios just off Plough Lane in Riverside Yard, Riverside Road, is home to more than 200 artists covering fields including printmaking, furniture, painting, photography and ceramics.

It's the largest single site art studio complex in Europe and has recently opened another 55 studios.

The two buildings form a massive maze of studios, but friendly staff will be on hand during the event to point you in the right direction and it's very well sign-posted. No tickets are necessary.

Visitors will find some pieces displayed in the main entrance, but the majority of the artwork is shown in each artist's own workspace. There will be the chance to interact with more than 140 artists.

Last May's Open Studios art show attracted more than 4,000 people, offering the public chance to buy directly from the artists.

Opening times are Thursday and Friday from 1pm-10pm; Saturday and Sunday are 11am – 6pm. There's free parking in Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium car park (Riverside Road entrance) on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday there's limited parking around Riverside Road and Riverside Yard.

October 18, 2013