Artists open workshops to the public

DESIGN studios across Ilkeston are opening up their doors this weekend to show off the products they make.

Shed 2 Studios on Heanor Road which houses jewellery designers, a furniture and interior designer, a willow sculpturer and a glass designer, will open its doors to the public on May 28, 29 and 30.

Frailloop, the base of recycled metal artist Gavin Darby is also open as is the home of oil painter Roy Dakin, on Ripley Drive. Admission to all of the venues is free. For information visit