Visit our Open Studios and Artisan Fair event this weekend to buy original artwork, handmade products and creative services from the artists themselves.

Open Friday, 18 November 5-8pm and Saturday and Sunday, 19 & 20 November 10am-5pm

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Little Tins of LovlinessThe Smallprint CompanyMark Gordon Artist

For one weekend a year Banks Mill Studios opens its doors for the public to come in and see how our artists, designers and makers create their unique products and designs.

For the third year running you will also be able to visit our Artisan Fair - this year in conjuction with the Peak District Artisans, being held just a minutes walk from Banks Mill at the Enterprise Centre the University of Derby's conferencing facility.

Farah Batool ArtEco-CreateAnne Alldread Textiles

Come along to see and buy an array of unique items including:

  • Fine and Mixied Media Art
  • Photography
  • Fashion Design
  • Printmaking
  • Vintage Letterpress
  • Textiles
  • Contemporary and Stained Glass Art
  • Jewellery
  • Design & Illustration
  • Film Making & Video Production
  • Junk Mail Collage Art
  • Wire Sculpture

 Kids Art TrailPrize Draw Entries  Kids Trail     

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We will have an arts trail to keep our younger visitors amused during your visit and you can also enter our prize draw to win an item donated by one of our artists.

  • Free entry
  • Free car parking at the Enterprise Centre
  • Artisan Fair at the Enterprise Centre

Please note that disabled access at Banks Mill is limited to the ground floor only as there is no lift in the building.  Full access is available at our Artisan Fair venue, the Enterprise Centre.

Additional local car parking can be found here