Varied art show in Alfriston

The Old Chapel Centre in Alfriston will be ablaze with art this month as part of the Lewes Artwave and the Alfriston Festival.

An eclectic exhibition will feature many paintings by talented Sussex artists for sale at realistic prices. The Old Chapel Centre will be open Friday August 26 and Sunday August 28 from 10.30–5.30pm and Monday August 29 from 10.30–5pm. Profits are for local charities and entry is free. Further details from 01323 870717.

Now in its 23rd year, over 400 different artists and makers will be part of Artwave, with 2016 being the event’s busiest year to date.

For two weeks from August 20 over 120 artists’ homes, gardens, galleries, studios and other great venues open their doors to the public.

Entry to most venues is free and visitors are able to enjoy an eclectic mix of mediums including paintings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics.