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Open Studio: Anna Smyth Ceramics and Joel M Smyth Silversmith

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Visit the studios of mother and son; Anna Smyth Ceramics, and Joel Smyth Silversmith

Anna Smyth

Visitors will be able to hear Anna talk about the inspirations behind various pieces made for specific exhibitions etc, and work in progress will also be in situ.

In addition, new pieces from a recent Raku firing will undergo their final stage; cleaning, for visitors to see the transformation as the glaze is revealed.

Visitors will also have ample opportunity to explore the range of ceramics on display and for sale.

Joel Smyth

Joel will be offering visitors access to see around the workshop, his creative space, and to watch him as he crafts jewellery at the jewellers bench. Questions will be welcomed, about tools, materials, design, etc. His jewellery will be on display, and will be available to purchase in person by cash or card.


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Event Address: 44 North Road, Newtownards, BT23 7AS

Suitable For: Adults 16+

Accessibility Information

Studios are not wheelchair accessible. A toilet is available, and limited parking is available on the property, but ample on street parking is available. Each studio can accommodate a group of up to 4 people, so a group of 8 may attend at the same time split between both studios.

Organiser: : Creative Peninsula

Event Contact Number: : 028 9181 0803

Event Website: :

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Anna Smyth, Joel M Smyth

Starts: Sat 10 Aug at 12:00 pm

Ends: Sat 10 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Ceramics, Jewellery Making, Metalworking

Event Location: Down

Event Type: Open Studio

Price: Free