Why not visit Court Barn’s ever popular selling exhibition: Spring Delights as part of your own spring plans? From Saturday 17 March to Sunday 8 April you will be able to view and buy a range of beautiful hand-made items, crafted by talented local designer-crafters.
Discover Rosie Colvin’s unique jewellery combining silver, felt and semi-precious stones in their raw form, Ann Donnelly’s bright, kiln-fused glass and Jane Emmerson’s practical and decorative ceramics.
Sara Withers, always a favourite in the museum shop, will be showcasing her range of jewellery made especially for this exhibition, focusin
g on lighter, brighter colours and cheerful designs - perfect to herald in the spring.
Quirky, amusing prints, inspired by classic fairy tales and mythical beasts are Victoria Keeble’s trademark, while Morris dancer, Avril Smolder’s hand woven willow and rush baskets and Becky Paton’s inimitable mosaic portraiture will all make delightful gifts.
Both Rachel Fenton’s range of stunning, hand-painted, spring-themed ceramics, produced especially for the exhibition and Shelly Perkin’s wonderful prints featuring the Cotswold wildlife are perfect harbingers of spring for the winter weary.
A profusion of bright fused glass flowers, made by Wendy Stafford, ideal for home or garden will be on display, while Gemma Wheeler’s simple, elegant silver and Claire Powell’s hand-thrown pottery will be hard to resist.
With all these unique and individually hand-crafted items, you are bound to find a special, distinctive present for a loved one. Or, why not succumb to spring fever and indulge yourself?