Gardens are transformed into artists’ village - SLIDESHOW

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The EIGHTH annual Art in the Gardens event at Sheffield’s Botanical Gardens drew artists from all over the UK.

The gardens were transformed into an art and craft village, where visitors could wander and enjoy the art on display, and buy pieces from the artists.

Members of the Sheffield Woodturning club and some of their work

Members of the Sheffield Woodturning club and some of their work

Around 350 artists and craftspeople exhibited over 4,000 pieces of their work for visitors to the gardens this weekend.

Artists included Trevor Neal, with his portrait of the Duchess of Devonshire, Helen Parsley’s acrylic paintings and Yuko Sekiguchi’s watercolour images of Japan.

Members of Sheffield Woodturning Club were also there. Other activities included a celebrity portrait competition, outdoor sculpture on the lawns, a children’s art activity area and a live music stage.

Images featuring the Earl and Countess of Scarborough’s Sandbeck Park near Maltby, were also on show.