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Become a Friend of Open Studios 

To stay in touch with visitors throughout the year Friends of Open Studos (aka FOS) publishes a free digital newsletter emailed 4 times a year.  

Friends will be the first to hear about local artists' previews, shows, special events, talks, courses and other news. We will also feature arty snippets, local exhibitions worth a detour and art festivals in the area.  

Current Newsletter: Last week end for Open Studios: 22/23 July

Subscribing is simple

Become a Friend by signng up here.  You will be asked to confirm your subscription. That's it!
If you would like to join by email, please write to friends@marlboroughopenstudios.co.uk with your name and post code and we can subscribe for you. 
There are signing up postcards at Open Studios.  


Click on the image below, open in full screen and enjoy our video showing our preparation of the annual Preview Show.  We hope you enjoy the insight, and Gypsy Jazz! 

Preview 2016 video cover April 2017

Newsletter archive

Last week end for Open Studios: 22/23 July
Open Studio Week Ends are here: JULY 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23
Current Newsletter: A summer of artists
Invitation to Preview Show 2017
Winter 2016
July 2016 Last chance to view
July 2016 Open to view 
Summer 2016 
Spring 2016
Christmas 2015 
Winter 2015 

Good to know

Friends of Open Studios does not share its email list. 

Who sponsors us? 

Every year we invite organisations and local businesses to sponsor us in three sorts of ways.  This means we can support two bursaries, produce a brochure with minimal advertisements and promote the art trail on road side banners. Find out who the the lead sponsor, main sponsors and corporate supporters are here.  

MOS: The Illustrated Back Story

Open Studios is an annual super human effort.  How did 'Marlborough Open Studios' begin? Why the 'Marlborough' in Open Studios? In 2015 to mark our 20th anniversary the Back Story was researched by FOS and illustrated with evocative portraits of our pioneers by by Mark Somerville.


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