Chew Stoke

Chew Stoke is in Bath & North East Somerset, on the B3114 (off the B3130) with Chew Valley Lake, the largest man-made lake in the country on its doorstep. The lake is famous for trout fishing, sailing, bird watching, wildlife and its tea shops and fish and chips. The village is on the popular Avon Cycle route and has a pub and a very good cafe. It is also the home of Chew Valley Comprehensive School, Chew Valley Medical Practice and Chew Valley Rugby Club. Map at bottom of page.   These venues are all open from 10am to 6pm daily during the trail weekend.

Venue 3: Summerfield, Bristol Road, Chew Stoke, BS40 8UB. On the main B3114 road through the village. Parking available.

Disabled information: Partial. It has a gravel drive, but only one step to the level of the studio.

Venue 4: The Church Hall, Church Lane, Chew Stoke, BS40 8TU. In the middle of the village.

Disabled information: Disabled access and refreshments available.

Venue 5: Make and Do, Unit 9 Fairseat Workshops, Stoke Hill, Chew Stoke, BS40 8XF.

Just off the main B3114 road through the village with parking and disabled access apart from one step. Refreshments available.

Venue 6: Unit 4b Fairseat Workshops. No disabled access or refreshments.

Venue 7: Unit 5a, Fairseat Workshops. No disabled access or refreshments.

Sandy Bell - Venue 3

Paintings, illustration and graphic design

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Wildlife and nature, birds, animals, water scenery - recently pub signs and restaurant wall art.

Sue Martini - Venue 3


Sue enjoys painting many subjects, mainly watercolours with an occasional oil.

Sheila Steel - Venue 3


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Painting for pleasure in oils, various subjects.

Also exhibiting - Alison Proctor (3 items)

Jenny Chippindall - Venue 4


Exploring colour and pattern through fabric and yarn. Quilts, bags, cushions and more.

Hazel Hillman - Venue 4


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Exploring her passion for animals through pastel paintings. Commissions welcome.

Jean Laycock - Venue 4


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Jean enjoys all media but finds watercolour both the most difficult and the most rewarding.

Sandra Nield - Venue 4


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Mainly seascapes inspired by the Cornish coast.

Joanne Stephenson - Venue 4

Oil Paintings

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Local scenes, nature and the sea.

Also exhibiting - Jane Bowe (3 items)

Alison Bingham - Venue 5

Millinery and Accessories

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Hats, fascinators, hair accessories, handmade using traditional blocking methods.

Sarah Midgley - Venue 6

Mixed media

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Unique, handmade characters in felt, wire and clay.

Cat Christopherson - Venue 6

Textile design

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Bold, contemporary designs for kitchen textiles, including Aga covers.

Lily Star Zorric - Venue 6


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Colourful knitted scarves, cowls and infinity scarves for men, women and children.

Mary Griese - Venue 7


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Watercolours of livestock, originals, prints, greeting cards and jigsaws.