County’s artists set to be celebrated at Rutland Open Studios festival

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A festival is set to celebrate the wide range of work from artists across the county.

Rutland Open Studios is ready to host its seventh annual festival, titled Art In The Making Festival, which is being held in Morcott this weekend.

The event will feature raku firing with potters Dawn Isaac and Pat Armstrong, John Nicholls will host a stone carving demonstration, Mo Garnder is set to host a clay portrait sculpting class, while there will also be felt making with Liz Emery, oil painting with Suzanne Harry and Ken Forrest, and lino-cutting and printing with Pip Rawlings.

Pet portrait artist Sarah Watson will be raising funds for Three Counties Dog Rescue and there will also be a range of live music throughout.

Most of the activities take place in the White Horse Inn in Morcott.

Entry is free. For more information and a timetable of events, visit