More than 350 artists, including some from Royston, are taking part in the 50th Cambridge Open Studios exhibition - which kicks off this weekend.

The event will see artists open their studios to the public, with exhibitions, live demonstrations, tutorials and workshops every weekend throughout July (6 and 7, 13 and 14, 20 and 21 and 27 and 28).

A range of art will be on display, including painting, jewellery, printmaking, ceramics and pottery, glass art, digital art, drawing and illustration, woodwork and furniture, sculpture, textiles, photography, book art, lettering and calligraphy, mixed media, collage and more.

Allan J. Brown, from Meldreth, will display his mixed media and painting work at 21, Marvell Green, Meldreth on July 6 and 7 and July 13 and 14.

His wife Lorraine Brown will display her mixed media collage work at the same time.

Also on July 6 and 7 and 13 and 14, Charlotte Cornish will display her colourful, abstract paintings and prints at Unit B8, Whitehall Farm Units, Ermine Way, Arrington, Royston.

Naomi Tomkys Obe will display her oil paintings and drawings at 71 Frog End, Royston on all four weekends in July.

Finally, on all four weekends Tommy Harland will display his landscapes, seascapes, architectural and abstract paintings and drawings at Rose End, Lower Farm Barns, Long Lane, Fowlmere.

Visitors are encouraged to download the Cambridge Open Studios app so they can find artists on a map and plan their visit.


Gabriella del Valle, chair of the Cambridge Open Studios management team, said: "After months of planning, we are thrilled to be able to say that the 50th anniversary of the July Open Studios Art Festival is right around the corner.

"For 50 years, July Open Studios has been a part of the fabric of Cambridgeshire and provides a meaningful way for artists to connect with local residents and tourists alike.

"This year promises to be our biggest and best year yet, and we are so excited to open up our thriving community so that collectors, enthusiasts and the general public can see and enjoy their abundance of talent, diversity and creativity.

"We are really looking forward to seeing you there!"