TV : Pollyanna Pickering Special

Date: 7th July

12.00pm – 2.00pm & 5.00pm

TV Programme :  Pollyanna Pickering Special

Channel: Create and Craft



Feeling Festive?  Anna-Louise will be returning to the Create and Craft Studios for two days of live shows to launch a brand new collection of products featuring Pollyanna’s Christmas Designs!

Watch Create and Craft on Sky 683 | Freeview 23 | Freesat 813 | Virgin 748 – as well as on Apple TV and Amazon Fire You can also watch live online at


Event : Patchings Art Festival

Date : 11th July
Venue : Patchings Art Gallery Oxton Road Calverton, Nottingham

Event : Exhibition of work


Details : Anna-Louise is very pleased to have been invited to return with an exhibition of Pollyanna’s artwork and giftware on the first day of Patchings’ annual 4 day art, craft  and design festival There will be a wide selection of paintings on exhibition, along with the latest cards, prints and giftware.

The commemorative 2020 Pollyanna Pickering Foundation calendar will be launched at this event.

Pollyanna had a long standing association with Patchings Art centre, having staged several one man exhibitions in the gallery, as well as being a regular speaker, guest at the festival, and even filming part of her BBC documentary there!

Tickets cost £8.50 (including a festival brochure & parking) on the door (concessions £7.50) – but you can save £1.00 by booking in advance. Tickets can be purchased over the telephone 0115 965 3479 and from the Patchings online Shop –

There is ample parking at the gallery, and visitors can also enjoy lunch or a snack in Café Patchings.
“Enjoy a great day out amongst some
of the most creative people in Art, Craft and Design”

Exhibition : Pollyanna Pickering – Painter of the Living World

Date : 27th July – 21st September

Exhibition : Pollyanna Pickering – Painter of the Living World

Venue : Haworth Art Gallery
Manchester Road Accrington
Lancashire BB5 2JS


Details : 

The Howarth Art gallery have announced that they will be staging a retrospective exhibition as a celebration of Pollyanna’s Life and Work from 27th July – 21st September this year.  The exhibition will fill three spacious galleries in this hidden gem of a gallery which is located near Accrington in Lancashire. There will be an opportunity to view a selection of Pollyanna’s working sketches and handwritten journals, as well as artefacts brought home from her expeditions.

Pollyanna was proud to be a Patron of the gallery, and to officially open their artist’s studios in a renovated stables block. She also filmed an interview for the Splash of Paint TV show at the gallery.

The gallery is open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12.00 noon – 5.00pm and Saturday and Sunday 12.00 noon to 4.00pm.  Admission is free, and the gallery has its own car park. or

Tel 01254 388 111



Event : Opening of Matlock Artist’s Society 30th Anniversary Exhibition

Date : 29th July 11.00am (time tbc)

Venue : Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Wharf, Cromford DE4 3RQ


Details :  Pollyanna was very pleased to have been invited to officially open the Art Society’s 30th Anniversary Exhibition. The group have asked Anna-Louise to perform the ceremony, to give them the opportunity to commemorate Pollyanna’s life and work, and the inspiration she gave to so many artists in the region.

Admission Free


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