Exhibitions and Events

Tinsmiths holds three or four temporary exhibitions every year – usually planned two years ahead. Generally our spring exhibition opens a week before Easter, there is a summer exhibition, an early autumn show and sometimes a Christmas Show. We also arrange talks, tours, workshops and events. Details appear on our facebook page, instagram and on Tinsmiths’ website. If you would like to be invited to exhibition openings, hear about events, offers and promotions just follow this link to join our mailing list. Please note that exhibition invitation cards are sent in the mail, so please include your postal address if you would like to receive these.

Forthcoming Exhibitions & Events

Prints, Pots & Plants: 19 March to 29 April 2019

A joint exhibition by printmaker, Angie Lewin and potter, Mark de la Torre who share an interest in plant forms. This exhibition includes wood-engravings, linocuts, screenprints and Angie’s latest book, “The Book of Pebbles”. Mark will be showing his sculptural table lamps with an air of the 1950’s, his terracotta doughnut planters for cacti and succulents and his wall-hung pots and nesting boxes.


Willow – Baskets, Basketmaking and Willow Growing by Jenny Crisp: Saturday 20 April 2019, 10-1pm

Jenny’s baskets have been favourites at Tinsmiths for many years and Jenny has always enjoyed running weaving courses. Now she spreads her knowledge, expertise and design sense wider with her first book “Willow” which guides you through growing to making and provides beautifully illustrated projects to try. Come and see her latest baskets, get a signed copy of her book and quiz her in person.


Petr Horacek – New Canvases: 1 June to 13 July 2019

Well-known Children’s Author, Artist and Illustrator, Petr relishes this opportunity to show his personal portfolio that stands without narrative. These are all original works in acrylic, oil and with a good smattering of collage too.


Wares – Ceramics for the Table: 12 October to 18 November 2019

A group exhibition of tableware from some of the country’s most talented ceramicists. Each will show tablesettings to demonstrate how hand-made pottery adds look and feel of dining. Includes Jenny Gilbert, Matt Grimitt (Winchcombe Pottery), Sophy MacKeith, Rachel Cocker & James Burnett Stuart.