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 www.createandcraft.tv
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 – www.patchingsartcentre.co.uk
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”
Date : 27th July – 21st September
Exhibition : Pollyanna Pickering – Painter of the Living World
Venue : Haworth Art Gallery
Manchester Road Accrington
Lancashire BB5 2JS
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.
Tel 01254 388 111
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.