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Setting up…

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A lovely Easter Sunday spent setting up the open house with visits from Judith (Delicious Industries), Jam & Ali (helloDODO) and Rhys Trussler - it's all taking shape for opening in May! Judith's done a fantastic drawing on our kitchen blackboard, too! We can't wait for the cakes...

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Becky Blair - interview on Little Brown Rabbit

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We're really excited to be showing Becky Blair's work as part of our open house this year! You can read a lovely interview with her on The Little Brown Rabbit blog.

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Some xmas treats

We're taking a little break for xmas (don't worry - we'll be running out open house in May) - but in case you're feeling left out in the cold, we thought we'd share some of the great stuff that some of our past artists and friends are up to: Craftaganza at Fabrica (30 Nov/1 Dec and 7/8 Dec) is featuring Nathan James Page, helloDODO and [...]

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Last weekend!

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Wow - that went fast! So we're just setting up for our final open house weekend - it's been a great few weeks so far and we're really looking forward to seeing some more lovely people here at number 42! To get you warmed up, here are a few more teasers of what we've got on show... If you haven't got down yet, this will be your last chance to have your fortune told by Mark Pavey's amazing machine - place your palm on the machine and turn the crank to receive a print imparting[...]

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Hamilton Yarns, Gary Goodman and Deborah Tyler Bennett

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We were in for a real treat on our first Sunday, with some teriffic performances from Deborah Tyler Bennett, Hamilton Yarns and Gary Goodman - and even some sun! Deborah Tyler Bennett, looking glamorous as ever, read poems telling tales of Brighton eccentrics and Regency dandies, later returning to read from 'Turned Out Nice Again' her upcoming book of short stories inspired by characters from the Music Hall tradition. We were lucky enough to have music from Hamilton Yarns, too - three members of the band performed a magical set that put a beaming smile on everyone's face. If[...]

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A quick tour!

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Here are a few images from our show! 13 fantastic artists showing over 3 floors - not to be missed!

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Sneak Peek - setting up

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Unpacking some very exciting things in store this year - here's a sneak peek at some of the things in store...

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James draws our blackboard

It's turned into a bit of a tradition that one of our artist draws our chalkboard each year. This time James Sawyer has brought his mexican-inspired skills to create a fantastic skull-filled flaming-heart board. The whole kitchen seems to have a mexican theme this year!

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@atopenhouse tweets:

@hellohelloDODO apparently someone already has this title, but if it was up to me I'd give it to you #punwars pic.twitter.com/4pcC0j7jP6

The open house is coming together! i.instagram.com/p/nA2E-pg8r0/

Thanks @DeliciousInd for drawing a lovely blackboard for our open house! i.instagram.com/p/nBHjpeGW4x/

Gorgeous cabinet of silver, rubber and vinyl from Oxx Jewellery showing in atopenhouse in May. instagram.com/p/m-NMM-q4TO/

Putting up some jimbotfuzz for AT Open House instagram.com/p/m-KabBq4fT/