Artists and makers in Ditchling will be opening their doors to offer a unique Christmas shopping experience Sat 5th & 12th Dec
Buy handmade gifts directly from the artists, beautiful handmade leather handbags, gemstone and silver jewellery, paintings, handmade journals and books. Get away from the frenzied shopping in town and enjoy a tranquil stroll around the studios.
See artists at work whilst browsing their collections. Support local this year and give something special.

Jane Hopkinson Bags
Give a special gift this Christmas. Over 30 styles for you to choose from: beautiful structured daytime and evening bags;
across-body bags; totes and the larger holdall. Come and see us, we will be open every Saturday in December at our studio

Kate Baker-Brown / Sparrowworks – Studio 5. Handmade books and prints.

Philip Dunn and Window Gallery – Studio 9. Paintings and prints by Philip Dunn, who has earned a reputation as Brighton’s favourite artist due to his ability to capture the spirit of the seafront and his particularly evocative deckchair scenes, which have become a symbol of the city.  Window Gallery also offers a comprehensive and competitively priced bespoke picture framing service

Auricula Jewellery – Studio 12. Gemstone and freshwater pearl jewellery by Natasha Caughey. Commissions welcome. Re-stringing service

Rosemary Pavey – Studio 13. For paintings, drawings, prints and cards in a range of media. Landscapes, studies, still life and illustration. Books by the artist also for sale: novels and Christmas Ghost Stories – perfect for a winter night – and picture stocking-fillers for young children

Geoff Plant – Studio 15. I will be selling cards in the studio. The image overleaf is an example of one with a religious basis but others of traditional subjects are also available. There will also be recent drawings, paintings and woodcuts on show and available for purchase