Ludlow Open

June 2016 to June 2017 is an exciting twelve months for Ludlow Open:

  • In response to exceptional demand, Jo King will again deliver 2 series of 3 Artist Development Workshops.
  • The Bell Tower Residency, first presented in 2014, is back during Herefordshire Art Week, 10-18th September, in Yarpole, Herefordshire.  The selected artist is Justine Cook (

And we are delighted to announce a new cross-arts partnership with Arvon (

  • The Open at Arvon: A year long hang of contemporary art made by a selection of regional artists at The John Osborne Arvon Centre, The Hurst, Shropshire.
  • A week long artist residency, The Arvon Hurst Residency, featuring a national artist making work in response to a writer’s home in the Shropshire hills.  Selected artist is Sophie Herxheimer (

All the above has been made possible thanks to funding from Arts Council England, The Millichope Foundation, The William A Cadbury Trust, and partnerships with Arvon and St Leonard’s Church Yarpole.

Please click on the relevant tiles to find out more about what we are up to this year.