Open Studio Weekend Being Held on Johnson's Island

Resident artists invite you to view their work

Johnson's Island


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November 17, 2023

The art studios at Johnson’s Island Artists are to hold their Christmas event later this month.

From Friday 24 to Sunday 26 November the public are invited to visit and see the work of the creative community based on the island.

The free event begins on Friday at 6pm running until 9 and again on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm.

Sculptures, paintings, prints and mosaics will all be on show. The Open Studio Weekend is a chance to meet, speak and buy work directly from the maker. It also gives a rare opportunity to see inside a unique collection of buildings, set on an island formed by the river Brent and the Grand Union Canal.

The pint-sized island at the end of Catherine Wheel Road was once used for the old station master’s and lock keeper’s offices, and originally formed part of Isambard Brunel’s Brentford Dock.

It is now is home to 16 art studios surrounded by dappling canal views, colourful narrowboats, a grumpy heron and the occasional flash of a kingfisher.

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