Mini open houses in Seaford

A MINI open houses will be held in Seaford during May ahead of the Lewes District Artwave Festival.

Dozens of artists will be displaying their work from May 7-8 at 25 Chyngton Way and 54 Stafford Road.

Both houses will be open from 10am to 5pm offering an Aladin’s Cave of locally produced gifts.

The Chyngton Way Open House will have a range of different makers offering a variety of art, craft and delicious home made treats.

On sale will be jams, marmalades, pickles and chutneys made from local produce.

Heirloom quilts, fine art sculpture, contemporary craft, jewellery and lampshades.

There will also be ornamental and practical ceramics, hand painted cards and paintings and pictures.

Corsages and shawls using rare breed and British wool, as well as startling images of the Sussex countryside will feature too.

The Chyngton Way open house charity this year will be Help4Heroes with ten per cent of takings going to the charity.

There will be tea, coffee and home made cakes served in the garden.

The Stafford Road Artists and Makers (54 Stafford Road) have decided to ‘theme’ their Open House for the May weekend.

The theme this year will be ‘fashion, fun and pampering.’

There will be high quality second hand and vintage women’s clothes, vintage and hand painted scarves, bags and shoppers using recycled fabrics, pure wool and felted handbags and hand made children’s clothes.

As well all of this, there will be jewellery from six very different makers, vinyl records and rock and roll memorabilia.

In the garden there will be neck and shoulder massage, angel and auric colour readings and tea, coffee and home made cakes.

Charities will be the Seaford Exchange Project and the Disasters Emergency Fund (DEF).

A collection of exotic, retro fabrics have been donated to raise money for the Martlets Hospice.

For more information about the Chyngton Way Open House contact Krissy on 01323 872400 and to find out about the Stafford Road Open House ring Robin on 01323 872355.