Events and Exhibitions

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1st to 31st May 2024

Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH6 4EN

Susan is thrilled to be exhibiting at the Hengistbury Head Visitors Centre Gallery, where you can view her collection of fine art mixed media sculptural crochet throughout May 2024.

Fine Art Crochet Series

During her Masters in Textiles studies at The University of Creative Arts Farnham, Susan developed her Finding my Voice series, developing her creativity in fine art crochet.

Inspired by walks at the Dorset coast, Susan has developed a Seaside Patterns collection of fine art crochet pieces reflecting the rugged coastline and sky. 

Susan has created a series of colourful Joyfulness artwork to brighten up your day, lift your mood and help your wellbeing.The traditional art of crochet of blankets and baskets can be seen in Susan’s Homeware series of work.

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28th February to 5th March 2023 - Riverhouse Barn ARTS CENTRE, Walton on Thames

Susan Blandford, Isabel Gomes and Maria Morris collaborate to bring you their unique talents and creative art pieces to fill your living or work space, heart, mind and soul.

Join us to calm your chaos, lighten your day to day burdens and energise your moment. Our natural art work allows you to use all your senses to enjoy the healing power of nature. Connect to your core of calm. Regain a sense of wholeness again through our artistic work.

Talking Tree 19 October to 2 November 2022


Floral Bliss

Fine Art Crochet Artist Susan Blandford welcomes you to view Floral Bliss. This artwork was developed as a response to the Farnham University of Creative Art Masters and PHD students' 2019 research trip to Japan.

Thrilled to visit Kenrokuen Gardens, with its vision of natural shrubs and Yukitsuri frameworks. Inspiring Floral Bliss, a rope crochet panel interweaving crochet yarn, Japanese indigo dyed fine cotton and wire floral hyperbolic planes, stitched with Kintsugi style gold thread, supported on a vintage ladder, evoking images from the gardens.


Susan creates contemporary crochet sculptural, pictorial and functional pieces featuring hyperbolic planes in a myriad of materials. Juxtaposing music and crochet developing diverse fine art crochet pieces with the working title of 'Finding My Voice'.

Thank you for viewing my Fine Art Crochet, I look forward to creating further exhibitions at the Talking Tree Gallery Café in 2023.

Traditional crochet and contemporary Fine Art Crochet creator, tutor and exhibitor.

Please visit the Talking Tree Eco Café / Gallery, Staines Upon Thames, to view this piece from October 19th to November 2nd 2022.

Talking Tree

Talking Tree is a Climate Emergency Centre that has been developed by a group of volunteers concerned about the changing climate and biodiversity loss. Talking Tree provides a venue for local people to meet, to share information and ideas about how we can build a stronger, more resilient community in Spelthorne and the surrounding area.

Talking Tree is at 91, High Street, Staines Upon Thames, TW18 4PQ and our café is open 10:30 – 15:30, Wednesday to Friday and 10:00-15:30 on Saturday, serving vegetarian/vegan food, teas, coffee and cakes.

They also offer a wide range of events at Talking Tree. For details of upcoming events visit their Whats On page.


Previous Exhibitions

2022 - South Hill Park Arts Centre - 26 February to 3 April

2022 - Crafts Study Centre, Farnham UCA - 4 January to 26 March

2021 - Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester - 13 to 18 April

2020 - Making Matters Pop up Shop

5th - 23rd December 2020 - 3-4 Lion & Lamb Courtyard, Farnham, GU9 7LL

2020 - Pop up Exhibition/Pre Concert Presentation featuring Crescendo and The Voice

12th March 2020 - Royal Holloway University of London, Windsor Building, Egham, Surrey, TWw20 0EX

2020 - Solo Exhibition Crescendo and The Voice

21st January - 3rd March 2020 - Bloomsbury Design, Judd Street  London WC1H

2019 -   Heathland Artworks

(Continuing as a permanent feature in The Learning Zone)

Fanfare Fungi

RSPB Old Frensham Rd, Farnham GU10 3PT

2019 - Connected    

The Makers Art Collective -  Oxo tower Gallery London. September 2019

2019 - Graduation Exhibition

James Hockey Gallery, UCA Farnham, August 2019

2018 - Craft Study Centre Exhibition 

UCA Farnham May 2018

2018- OPEN Textile Exhibition

Sheep Shed Gallery, Weyhill, Hampshire SP11 OQN. March 2018

Come along to an exhibition to see so much more work by some amazing artists...