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Affordable art fair promises unique Christmas gift ideas

PUBLISHED: 09:52 07 December 2018

Unique festive gift ideas will be on display at the Affordable Art Show at Diss Corn Hall. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Unique festive gift ideas will be on display at the Affordable Art Show at Diss Corn Hall. Picture: Sonya Duncan

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If you fancy giving a loved one a Christmas present that is unique rather than your run of the mill store bought gift, you could do worse than head to an exhibition of affordable art in Diss.

De-Lovely Delia by artist Michael Sheehy whose work will be on display at the Affordable Art Show. Picture: Michael Sheehy/Diss Corn HallDe-Lovely Delia by artist Michael Sheehy whose work will be on display at the Affordable Art Show. Picture: Michael Sheehy/Diss Corn Hall

The Affordable Art Show is taking over both the main and the upper galleries at Diss Corn Hall, starting on December 9 and extending over the Christmas period.

Ranging from prints and paintings to ceramics and multi-media pieces, all the work on display will be available for purchase and will start at just £25, with everything under £250.

Showcasing work from more than 20 artists in a variety of styles, sizes and mediums, the show will include pieces created by emerging and well-established artists. Work from local artists will be exhibited alongside specially selected works from across the nation.

Local artists who have contributed to the show include popular cartoonists Mike Webb and Michael Sheehy, whose colourful has featured in The Guardian, The Times, The European and more.

Great Crested Grebe by artist Deborah Vass whose work will be on display at the Affordable Art Show. Picture: Deborah Vass/Diss Corn HallGreat Crested Grebe by artist Deborah Vass whose work will be on display at the Affordable Art Show. Picture: Deborah Vass/Diss Corn Hall

Captivating ceramics by Jane Kelly, beautiful bird prints by Deborah Vass, and colourful and creative works by Maz Jackson.

Special bargain pieces by will be available on a rotating basis, so it will be well worth keep popping in to see what’s new and you could get that perfect Christmas gift.

The exhibition opening on Sunday will coincides with the St Nicholas Winter Fayre in the Heritage Triangle. It then continues over Christmas right through until January 12. The gallery spaces are open Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm, admission is free.

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