Cornwall Design Fair 2013

Open 11am – 5pm Friday 16 and Saturday 17th, and 11am-4pm Sunday 18 August 2013.

Cornwall Design Fair, Curated, JMG Ceramics

Cornwall Design Fair, Curated, JMG Ceramics

This year’s Cornwall Design Fair at Trereife creates a festival of design to celebrate the best of contemporary and traditional Cornish workmanship. From jewellery to cookware and Tshirts to armchairs, you can find it all here, all with that extra special Cornish twist. All this is set against the beautiful backdrop of the formal gardens, orchards and woodlands of the Queen Anne ancestral home of the Le Grice family in West Penwith.

Poppy Treffrye

Poppy Treffrye

There will also be  family entertainment, creative workshops for adult and kids led by local artists, demonstrations, food stalls, music and site art installations on offer, as well as access to the beautiful Trereife house and estate.

100 Metres

100 Metres

A whole week of events is planned, culminating with the Design Fair itself. Penlee Gallery and the Exchange Gallery in Penzance are also joining together to present a week of workshops and activities leading up to the fair in their ‘Art Week’ on 12-18 August. They will also be hosting drop-in events led by local artists at Trereife. Visitors can also get a real glimpse of the grandeur of Trereife House, as a selected number of artists present their work inside the house itself as part of Curated at Trereife. Additionally Leach Pottery will be hosting a marquee at Trereife with workshops and demonstrations of their unique techniques, and offer an insight into the past, present and future of ceramics in Cornwall.

Lighting by Ali Baybrooks. Room is also used as the Breakfast room

Lighting by Ali Baybrooks. Room is also used as the Breakfast room

The Fair is set in the beautiful grounds of Trereife House, situated less than a mile west of Penzance with direct access from the main A30.

Tickets £6.00 (including free entry to Trereife House and Curated Design at Trereife).  Accompanied children under 16 go FREE. Free parking. Disabled access.

Further information www.cornwalldesignfair.co.uk

For further details of the Art Week 12-18th August see

http://www.newlynartgallery.co.uk/?Events

For further information on Trereife House see here

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