Arches Open Studios 2018

Arches Open Studios returns this summer over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd of June.

The 21 resident artists will be throwing open the doors to their studios and inviting the public to explore the grade II listed Victorian archways at Southampton’s former cattle market.

The weekend will include a number of events and activities including workshops, exhibitions, demonstrations, and buskers.

The Butcher’s Hook will be returning with their popular bar, they will be joined by Chubby Buns, who will be serving up delicious Malaysian street food.

The studios will be open from 11am on Saturday 2nd June until 5pm, with Arch 04 hosting the Creative Conversations event and music until late. Open Studios will continue on Sunday 3rd from 1pm until 4pm.

Creative Conversations will be at 5pm on Saturday evening will see guests Ros Carter (Head Curator at John Hansard Gallery) and Dr Sarah Hayden (who runs the Centre for Modern and Contemporary Writing and the Entropics Experimental Poetry series) in conversation with ‘a space’ Director Dan Crow.

See the full programme for the weekend here.