Doremi 2017 hosted by The Coniston Institute and Grizedale Arts

I am very excited to say that Doremifasolasido 2017 will be hosted by The Coniston Institute and Grizedale Arts, 9th – 15th October 2017

Partner organisations will be nominating artists to participate over the coming months so do check back here/keep an ear to the ground for more info on how to apply this year. Our partners are ACAVA (London), C-Art (Cumbria), East Street Arts (Leeds), Islington Mill (Manchester), The Newbridge Project (Newcastle) and Grizedale Arts (Cumbria).

I’ll leave you for now with a beautiful piece of textiles by the Langdale Linen Industry – The Ruskin Museum in Coniston has an amazing collection of Ruskin Linen and Lace!!


Images from this year’s Doremi exhibition at Florence Arts Centre

Doremifasolasido 2016 at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont

Doremifasolasido 2016 at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont

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20th August – 4th September 2016

OPENING WEEKEND: 20th & 21st August


Pippa Eason Mark Essen, Stephanie Farmer, Merlin Fulcher, Freya GabieJackie HaynesLouis-Jack Horton-StephensDavid LisserBess MartinJocelyn McGregorElizabeth PorterLisa RisbecSarah TewEsmeralda ValenciaLillian WilkieJoshua WilsonJacob Wolff


Association of Cultural Advancement through Visual Art (ACAVA)C-ArtEast Street ArtsIslington Mill Art AcademyThe Newbridge ProjectOpen School East, Linsey Young
Special thanks to our partners for nominating this year’s participating artists!
And to Print for their kind support.
Looking forward to seeing you all at Florence Mine in August!


Doremi Opening Saturday! Thanks to everyone who came!

What a wonderful weekend of performances, film screenings, walking tours and the opening of this years Doremi- exhibition! A huge, warm thank you to all those who came. To Jo Beattie, and to Christine McGregor, Marian Simmons and Eileen McGregor for catering for us all.

And if you didn’t make it, there’s still time! The exhibition runs until 4th September 2016.

Slow-cookers, line as high as a mine, and oh yeah, what do you think of a Florence Paintmakers beauty products line? Just a few thoughts from the Doremi week…