The annual open studio event Derbyshire Open Arts takes place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend and many PDA members take part.

In 2023 we had two PDA group venues:

At Beechenhill Farm (venue 10), Illam, DE6 2BD: Karin Sheldon, Tim Rose, Rachel Evans, Louise Edwards, Sue Prince, Cath Dunn, Bethan Nadin, Jo Polmear and Kathryn Watson.

At The Gatehouse Gallery Haddon Hall (venue 29) near Bakewell DE45 1LA: Lottie Adams, Alison Wake, Vivienne Sillar, Roger Allen and Sarah Joseph.


Acrylic on canvas semi-abstract painting of a reclining figure. Tones of red, blue and green are highlighted by orange and yellow.
Original watercolour

Plus, individual PDA members exhibiting at:


(48) Judy Gilley (49), Pam Smart & Adrienne Brown

Chapel-en-le-Frith (51) Ingrid Katarina Karlsson

New Mills (56) Joanna Allen

Sheen (7) Terry Baker

Lower Lumsdale Matlock (21)  Thomas Petit

Derby (3) Giles Davies

Apperknowle (40) Lynne Wilkinson



Adrienne Brown artist

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