Red House – Community Craft Fair, 20 – 21 July 2019
11am – 5pm

Come to the ‘beautifullest place on earth’

You are invited to experience making with clay in a uniquely inspiring location, surrounded by original facets and motifs from William Morris’s home.

William Morris’s Red House in Bexleyheath, the only house commissioned, created and lived in by William Morris, founder of the Arts & Crafts movement, is the setting for a summer weekend of art, crafts, and community wellbeing.

You can take your objects/tiles home after the event as mementos: £3 to take part.  All materials provided.

artists taking part in Wake Up Whetstone festival
Wake up Whetstone
Join Sarah on 30 June 2019
11am – 5 pm

at pitch number 20 on Whetstone High Road,  N20 9HJ.
Sarah and #BarnetArtists invite you to a fun filled day for all the family, with opportunities to ‘Make and take with clay’ or to contribute to a community collage of shops from the high street; all materials provided.  £3 a go!

The final collage will be displayed in a community setting, with a little help from our friends, after the event!

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@BarnetArtists is a collective of 15 or so Artists living and working in Barnet, who found each other in 2018 through the Open Studios network of Herts Visual Arts. We are passionate about the value of art, making and participation. Love Whetstone is a festival close to our hearts and three members of the collective will be presenting our work and inviting visitors to make art work with us. If you are an artist living and working in Barnet we would love to meet you as well. We are really excited to be taking part and look forward to welcoming you to our making space: come and find us at pitch number 20.
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Herts Visual Arts at Living Crafts 2019
9 – 12 May 2019
join Sarah on Sunday 12 May 

at Showground Marquee 15
(between the Ash, Birch and Elm pavilions).  Clay can be so many things, so if throwing is too daunting or you want to take home your creation, I will be offering the opportunity for drop-in making in clay on Sunday 12 May.

I will be at the HVA marquee on Sunday 12 May 2019:  it promises to be a fun day of making AND we have booked the sun to shine!

– SCULPTURE DEMONSTRATION (possibly combining balloons and clay!)
– ‘MAKE & TAKE’ drop-in: £3 for 1/£5 for 2 balls of clay



Look out for the Open Studios bunting!  Showground marquee number 15 (between the Ash, Birch and Elm Pavillions), will be home to the HVA.  British Crafting Excellence Perfect for craft lovers, Living Crafts is a one-stop creative and shopping experience showcasing the talents and skills of hundreds of acclaimed designer-makers.  Whether you are a maker or a collector it is a great way to immerse yourself in excellence and experience the well-made in all forms.

HVA – Big Art Showcase, Welwyn Garden City,  12 April – 1 June 2019

Herts Visual Arts are again staging their Big Art Showcase at the New Maynard Gallery to mark the start of their 2019 arts programme.

My work is for sale and artists and visitors alike will also be warmly welcomed by gallery trustees and volunteers for a packed and lively Private View evening on Thursday 11th April 2019.  A huge range of techniques and subject matter across the Showcase includes paintings, prints, textiles, glass, drawing, ceramics, jewellery and much more filling the walls and cabinets with a wealth of colour and style.

Running from 12th April until 1st June, the exhibition is open for visitors throughout the week.

New Maynard Gallery
Hawthorne Theatre
Campus West
Welwyn Garden City


Courtyard Arts Open 2019, 9 – 27 April 2019

Very happy also to have been accepted and presenting two of my pieces in the Courtyard Arts Gallery for their Open exhibition.  Rafaello and Handmaiden are on show there until 27 April.  The gallery has a wonderful atmosphere and an amazing team.  All work is for sale so please do visit if you are in the area:

Courtyard Arts & Community Centre
Port Vale
Herts SG14 3AA

Hertford Arts Trail, 5 April – 5 May 2019

Delighted to be taking part in the Hertford Arts Trail this year! I will be showing at Perrins Barber Shop and am really excited about seeing my work in this fabulous venue, thanks to Courtyard Arts for the great welcome to this event, which is full of great work and exciting artists.  Bookmark this page and visit my social media platforms to stay updated with all the news!  @sarahcorearts.

A short excerpt from the official press release as follows:   “During the month-long Art Trail, artists will exhibit work in a prime town centre location. The public can view the pop-up exhibitions free of charge. The Trail is intended to encourage more visitors to the town centre, promote the artists whose work will be on sale and support the venues offering the exhibition space.

An array of mediums will be on display from sculpture to cartoonist, oil on canvas to pottery.”

A map is available for the trail here

‘Nude or Fully Clothed’ Exhibition
Exhibition and opportunity to buy contemporary figurative art.

Sarah will be showing alongside fellow selected artists at an exhibition of contemporary figurative painting, sculpture and photography, at the fascinating Nude Tin Can Gallery in St Albans.

Dates:  11 – 29 January 2019
Opening times:  10am – 4pm (Please note opening times may vary.  Please check the Nude Tin Can website for further details.)
Entry cost:  free entry

Open Studio at Sarah Core Arts, September 2018
Opportunity to see and buy new ceramic works from Sarah Core.

As part of the Herts Visual Arts Open Studios in September, Sarah’s studio will be open on 8 and 15 September 2018. Works from £150.  Contact via the contacts page, or through social media, @sarahcorearts and #hertsopenstudios

Dates:  8 and 15 September 2018
Opening Times:  11.30am – 5pm
Entry Cost:  Free entry

Open Studios Showcase – St Albans Museum and Gallery
29 & 30 September 12noon – 4pm

Join a selected group of Open Studios artists hosting inspirational workshops, demonstrations and activities inspired by the setting of this amazing new space in St Albans.  I will be there on 30 September demonstrating hand building and (possibly!) some throwing if we can get the wheel in the space!  Other art practices and activities will be available on both days. 


I am delighted be working with Vinterior, contemporary products of “character, quality and craftsmanship”.  Please click on the following link to view my Vinterior collection: