Wysing Open
Join us from 12 - 6pm on Saturday 6 July for Wysing Open, an invitation to experience Wysing’s thriving artistic community and rural site.

You can meet artists and visit open studios, see live performances, take part in a fantastical drop-in workshop led by Wysing’s Creative Youth Council, and encounter moving image and sound-based works-in-progress from some of Wysing’s artists in residence. You can also grab a delicious vegan lunch and refreshments on site from VG Coffee, or bring your own picnic.

This event is free but ticketed, please book to join us here. 

Artists include:

Nurbanu Asena
Sebastian Blackie
Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom
Beverley Carruthers
Emanuela Cusin
Georgie Field
Robert Foster-Jones
Bettina Furnee
Georgia Gendall
Sophie Hill
Hannan Jones
Rohini Kapil
Penny Klein
Wanja Kimani
Alastair Kwan
Georgina Manning
Isobel Meredith-Hardy
Josh McCormack
Aaron Ossia
Shamica Ruddock
Shawn Stipling
Sarah Strachan
Jordan Ward-Williams
Caroline Wendling


12.30 - 2.30: ‘The Disappearance of Bertha Jones’: A performance by Georgia Manning - The Forest Near Amphis

1 - 4pm: Make a fantasy map with Wysing’s Creative Youth Council (Workshop) - Open Studio 

3 - 4pm: Horizon, a performance by Caroline Wendling (1 hr): 3-4pm - Across the site

4 - 4.30pm: Alastair Kwan introduces his work-in-progress, 8 Bottle (2024 - Ongoing) - By the planter outside of the New Block

All day: 

Open Studios
See work by and meet members of Wysing’s studio community including members of our Ceramic Studio. Studio community artists have also provided original and editioned artworks in the Wysing Shop. Available in Reception throughout the day.

After:Compliments (2024)
Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom, Project Space

The Worm Forgives the Plough (2024)
Georgia Gendall, Amphis

8 Bottle (2024 - ongoing)
Alastair Kwan, Outside of the New Block

The Shift (2022)
Hannan Jones and Shamica Ruddock, The Farmhouse 

Corns and Calluses (2024)
Rafał Zajko, The New Block

Planning your visit:

Accessibility: Accessible parking and accessible toilets are available onsite. A decompression space will be available in the Top Barn. The outdoor grounds at Wysing are uneven and have varying surface textures, which may cause some difficulty for unaccompanied wheelchair users. Please be aware that the artist presentations in Wysing’s Project Space, Amphis and the Farmhouse include loud noise.

Food and drink: Grab some lunch from VG Coffee. On site throughout the day.

Parking: Free parking is available on site. 

Photography: Be aware that photography will be taking place throughout the day. If you do not wish to be included, please let a member of staff know on the day.

Grab refreshments or lunch onsite throughout the day from VG coffee. You are also welcome to bring a picnic lunch. 

Getting to Wysing
We have ample parking on site. Public bus services run hourly from Cambridge (No. 18 from Drummer Street) to Bourn Village Monday to Saturday. Please check bus times before travelling. Wysing is a 15-minute walk from Bourn, but please note this is along a busy road. Find out more about transport information on our website here.

Tickets including transport from Cambridge Station are available here.