Open studios, gardens, sculpture in gardens, demonstrations, workshops and cake!


Sale Arts Trail opens tomorrow we thought you would like to know more about some of the Open Studios at this years Sale Arts Trail.

VENUE E SARAH MITCH 36 Winstanley Road M33 3AR

Will be host to five fabulous makers who will be showcasing their work.  Amazing contemporary glass art for the garden (pictured above) and luxury interior pieces by Gemma Truman. Wonderful quirky and humorous illustrations (pictured above) of animals, birds and some bees by Lucy Gell! Sue Devine’s exquisite handmade leather handbags, purses and  accessories in a range of  colours we only ever dream about. An exciting range of eye catching kiln formed art glass by Michelle Keeling for both domestic and commercial interiors but also her jewellery range. Printed canvases by Sarah Mitch illustrating all we love about  Manchester, New York, Paris, London and Sale.

Soft drinks for the thirsty and cake for the hungry available for a small donation to charity,




VENUE F SYLVIA GLOVER 55 Clarendon Road M33 2DY

Sylvia Glover’s open studio and house is a ceramics hub this weekend! Amy Daniels, Gabi Koma-Dixon, Rachel Cooke and Sylvia Glover will be demonstrating and exhibiting four of the many aspects of ceramics throughout the weekend.

+Amy will be hand building sculptural pieces.

+Gabi will be adding texture and drama to wheel-thrown pots.

+Rachel will be demonstrating how she combines handmade and salvaged ceramic pieces with found material and vintage tiles in her work.

+Finally Sylvia will be working on the potters wheel and discussing how glazes work. TIP look out for Amy Daniels garden sculptures.


VENUE G JACQUIE WILSON 31d Clarendon Road M33 2DU

Jacquie Wilson opens her art studio and for the first time will have two guest exhibitors. Jewellery designer Karin Sheldon and textile designer Jane Mitchell. Not to be missed!



+There will be demos throughout the two days of the trail and

+Make a Coaster with Its Linear

+Make a sun printed postcard with Mrs Leather Creates

Oh and the kettle will be on!



When you visit Nick you will discover a splendid garden full of his sculptures and carvings.  He will be in the studio demonstrating his stone carving skills and happy to answer any questions. Also meet Maya his young apprentice who is doing her work experience here.  Back in the garden, the french windows of the house open into the room where you will find Toby Cotterill displaying beautiful jewellery.

VENUE K Anne Earnshaw photographer

Anne is an art photographer inspired by nature and when you visit her garden you can see her two passions come together. Her garden is a ‘National Garden Scheme’ garden and must not be missed. There will be cake too!

VENUE L Myles Anthony Tailor

Did you know Myles Anthony makes bespoke ladies clothing from his garden studio in Sale?

Did you know Myles Anthony makes bespoke ladies clothing from his garden studio in Sale?


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