Lyme Town Mill to host spring art and craft market

PUBLISHED: 13:58 06 May 2016

Cobb Towel by Seaton artist Carolyn King

Cobb Towel by Seaton artist Carolyn King


Colourful seaside paintings by Seaton artist Carolyn King amongst the works on show

The Town Mill in Lyme Regis will be buzzing with artists this weekend (May 7-8).

Some will be selling their latest works and others will be making new paintings, drawings and photographs with the Mill itself as inspiration.

The Malthouse Gallery will play host to a springtime art and craft market, open daily 10.30am to 4.30pm that will showcase a number of regional crafts people.

Both inside and outside the Mill, visitors can watch artists creating new works over the two days as both local and visiting painters and photographers have been invited to use the Town Mill and its surrounds as backdrops or themes.

These include Weymouth’s Catherine Woowat who works in textiles and ceramics and Jane Alexander who makes a variety of tempting pictures, jewellery, boxes and buttons from hand-crafted enamel on copper plate.

Seaton-based artist, author and illustrator Carolyn King will be promoting her latest paintings along with her ever popular children’s books, and, amongst others, Lyme’s painter Julie Oldfield and photographer Tricia Scott will have their latest evocative works available for sale.

Work done over the weekend can be entered in the MillFest Open exhibition that will take over both Town Mill galleries from May 14-25.

For more information about the art and craft market or artists’ weekend, please contact Phil Clayton on 01297 444042 or via email at

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