Studio Life – Gillies Jones Blog

Sloe Delivery

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on October 31, 2011

Well, they did ripen and I have never seen such an abundance of large plump Sloe Berries… hic !

Quick pickin this year… though I’m gonna need a LOT more Gin.

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Friday Night Sunset

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on September 13, 2011

Just amazing, pleased it was warm enough to sit outside and appreciate it.

The Pheasant Harome / Talk on 22nd September

Posted in Rosedale the locale, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on September 9, 2011

Thursday 22 September 2011
‘The Glass Age’ Presentation by Kate Jones of  Gillies Jones with Lunch, from 11.30am.

Kate Jones of the acclaimed Gillies Jones Glass, whose pieces are now displayed in numerous museums including the V&A , explores the beauty and creativity of blown glass. With an eye to the history of this industry which has paid a part in the history of Rosedale for the past 400 years, initially illegally(!),
Kate will explain the basic glass-making process and its uses, both utilitarian and decorative.
£30 per person, including arrival drink, two-course lunch and coffee.

Book directly through the Pheasant Hotel

E-mail reservations@thepheasanthotel.com
Telephone 01439 771241

For More details look Here under Events for the PDF.

Recent Review of the Pheasant in the Guardian HERE

Ryedale Artfest 2011

Posted in Rosedale the locale, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on September 4, 2011

Ryedale ArtFest is an exciting new showcase for Ryedale’s artistic talent. A host of artists, craftsmen, galleries and studios will be holding exhibitions and displays across the district during September and October 2011. Exhibitions will feature new work, on show and for sale in participating galleries and in the artists’ own studios.

You can visit our studio as part of this event.

For more info follow this link

Dalby Forest Cathedral

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 28, 2011

Sundays walk with the family in Dalby Forest. Beautiful.

Graffiti – Rural Yorkshire Style

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 26, 2011

Hmmmmm counting down the days till school starts again, and not just me by the looks !

Bring on the First Frosts !

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 21, 2011

A Sunday morning walk gives cause for optimism for next years Sloe Gin, looks like a bumper year.

Rosedale Show 2011

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 21, 2011

Good weather added to a great day out.

All Roads lead to Rosedale !

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 17, 2011

Well most of the roads cut through the beautiful spectacle with is a heather moor. Stunning colours and light on the road from Hutton to Rosedale.

Habsburg exhibition reveals Holy Roman emperors’ taste in bling | Culture | The Guardian

Posted in Craft Thoughts, Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 17, 2011

“Most of the objects have no functional value whatsoever. They’re designed just to be beautiful. “This is a wow show,” said Victoria Avery, keeper of applied arts at the Fitzwilliam.”

Well that resonates with me !

via Habsburg exhibition reveals Holy Roman emperors’ taste in bling | Culture | The Guardian.

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