Trail Guide

Loughton Art Trail Guide Map

Exhibitions & Venues

 

Lifeworks Creative Arts Centre

There will be a large selection of paintings, photographs, sculptures, greeting cards and other media from Loughton in Essex and surrounding areas. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please ask a member of staff for more details, contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

 

260 High Road, Loughton, IG10 1RB

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm

Sunday closed

Lifeworks is situated behind Loughton Methodist Church with access through the church or down the side road by the pizza shop.

CRATE Loughton Pop up

Loughton Art Trail will be having a Pop Up exhibition in Crate Loughton. The Exhibition will be on the 2nd floor. Many of the shops will be exhibiting art work as well, including Smith& Goat.

Crate is a entrepreneurial business park, constructed from high spec 'crates'. It provides individual space for all types of start up and small businesses from retail, workshop to service. Come to have a look at the pop-up exhibition, and stay for a coffee at Costa or visit some of the many independent shops on the ground floor. 

Many of the artworks are for sale, so please ask a member of staff for more details, contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

15 Oakwood Hill Industrial Estate, Loughton IG10 3TZ

Opening times : Mon- Sat 10am - 4pm

Sunday closed

 

Please note that parking is limited on a weekday. Crate is only a 5 minute walk from Debden Underground Station. 

 

Website: www.crateloughton.com

Hobbycraft

There will be a selection of paintings and other media from Loughton. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

 

12 Epping Forest Shopping Park, Langston Road, Loughton, IG10 3FT

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 9am - 8pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

Website: https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/epping-forest

Parking available.  3 mins walk from Debden underground station  on the central line

Wagon Boulangerie

A selection of local artists will be exhibiting in this busy High Road cafe. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please either contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

174 High Road, Loughton IG10 1DN, England

Opening times: Mon - Sun 8am - 6pm 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Wagon-Loughton-2511946722364712/

Epping Forest College

There will be a large selection of paintings and other media from Loughton. Some of the artworks are for sale, so please contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

 

Borders Lane, Loughton, IG10 3SA

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm

Sunday closed

Parking available

Restore Community Centre

There will be a selection of paintings by those attending Restore's art classes.  

68 The Broadway, Debden,IG10 3ST

Opening Times: Tue - Sat 9am - 5pm

Sunday closed

Carparks and street parking available.  3 mins walk from Debden underground station  on the central line

8 Rocks Deli & Wine

8 Rocks will be exhibiting work by local artists in the cafe/deli & wine. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please either contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

 

238 High Rd, Loughton, IG10 1RB

Opening times: Mon - Sun 7am-9pm 

Website: www.8rocks.co.uk

Starbucks Loughton

FT Cafe Ltd Trading as STARBUCKS will be exhibiting a selection of local artwork. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

243 High Road, Loughton,  IG10 1AD

Opening times: Mon- Sat 6:30am - 7:30pm, Sun 8am - 5pm

Website: https://www.starbucks.co.uk/store-locator/store/1012260/loughton-high-road-243-high-road-loughton-eng-ig-10-1-ad-gb

St. Mary's Exhibition

There will be a selection of artwork by St. Mary's Reclaimed Group. 

St Marys Church 201 High Road, Loughton, IG10 1BB

Opening Times: Mon - Fri 9.15am- 2.45pm

Saturday & Sunday exhibition is Closed

Loughton Library

There will be a  selection of paintings and photographs from Loughton in Essex and surrounding areas. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please  contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.​

 

Central Library Traps Hill, Loughton, IG10 1HD

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm

Sunday closed

Parking available

Lopping Art Gallery Exhibition

There will be a large selection of paintings, photographs, sculptures, greeting cards and other media from Loughton in Essex and surrounding areaa. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please ask a member of staff for more details, contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

187B High Road, Loughton, IG10 4LF

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm

Sunday closed

Leviticus Tattoo Emporium

Leviticus Tattoo's will be displaying artwork from local artists alongside some of their own. Many of the artworks are for sale, so please ask a member of staff for more details, contact the artist directly or email us at loughtonarttrail@gmail.com and we will be happy to help you.

 

170 High Rd, Cuthberts Alley, Loughton, IG10 1DN

Opening times: 11am - 7:30pm,

Sunday  closed

Facebook: leviticustattooemporium.co.uk

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Arts Workshops & Talks 

 

Plein Air Workshop (Painting or Drawing in the Forest) with Emma Perring

Paint or draw in the forest with Emma Perring. 

Time and Date: 26th May, 1pm-4pm

Cost: £5 per person

Location: Meeting Point at King's Oak Pub, High Beech, Paul's Nursery Rd, Waltham Abbey, Loughton IG10 4AE)

Parking is available onsite.

Booking: Email loughtonarttrail@gmail.com (please book ahead as max. 10 spaces are available)

Watercolour Workshop with Katherine Poluck

Join Katherine Poluck for a watercolour workshop, making butterflies. 

Time and Date: 29th May, 10am-1pm

Cost: £5 per person

Location: Lopping Hall Gallery

187B High Road, Loughton,IG10 4LF

Parking at Loughton Sainsbury's, or station carpark, or Loughton Library car park. Lopping Hall Gallery is 5mins walk from Loughton central line.

Book: email loughtonarttrail@gmail.com (booking recommended)

Sketching and photography in Epping Forest with John Price

Join local artist and photographer John Price for a sketching and photography workshop in Epping Forest. Please bring a sketch pad, drawing materials and camera. This workshop is for all levels, ages and families.

Time and Date: 29th May, 1pm - 3pm

Cost: Free

Location: Meet at Lifeworks Creative Arts Centre

260 High Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 1RB

Lifeworks is situated behind Loughton Methodist Church with access through the church or down the side road by the pizza shop. Parking at Loughton Library car park or 10 mins walk from Loughton central line. 

Booking is advised.

Email: loughtonarttrail@gmail.com (to book)

Portrait Photography Workshop with John Price

Join local artist and photographer John Price for a photography workshop. General photography and portrait photography. Please bring your camera. This workshop is for all levels, ages and families.

Time and Date : 1st June, 1pm-4pm

Cost: £5 per person

Location:  Wesley Hall, Loughton Methodist Church

260 High Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 1RB

 

Wesley Hall is situated behind Loughton Methodist church with access through the church or down the side road by the pizza shop. Parking at Loughton Library car park or 10 mins walk from Loughton central line.

Booking: email loughtonarttrail@gmail.com

Make your own felt pictures with Joanne Woolgar

Make your own felt pictures and reveal your creative talent with Joanne Woolgar.

Time and Date : Sat 2nd June, 10am,12 noon and 2pm - 2 hours each 

Cost: Free

Location: Central Library Traps Hill,

Loughton, IG10 1HD

Opening Times:

Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm

Parking at  Loughton Library car park. Loughton Library is about a 10min walk from Loughton central line.

Resin Painting with David Varney

Join David Varney for a resin workshop.  We are sorry but this workshop is now fully booked.

Time and Date : 2nd June, 11am - 1pm

Cost: Free

Location: Lopping Hall Gallery

187B High Road, Loughton,IG10 4LF

Parking at Loughton Sainsbury's, or station carpark, or Loughton Library car park. Lopping Hall Gallery is 5mins walk from Loughton central line.

Contact email loughtonarttrail@gmail.com (Booking required)

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Children's & Family Events

Children's Art Holiday Club - Saturday 26th May, Tuesday 29th May, Wednesday 30th, Saturday 2nd June

Time: 1.00pm-3.30pm

Age: 7+

Different art activities every day, including:

  • Saturday 26th May  - Make your own pottery (using a pottery wheel)

  • Tuesday 29th May - Printing

  • Wednesday 30th May - African hat making

  • Saturday 2nd June - Painting and glazing pottery (recommended to book onto Pottery wheel workshop on the 26th May)

Cost: Cost: £5.00 per session

Location: Lifeworks Creative Arts Centre, 

260 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB

Situated behind Loughton Methodist Church with access through the church or down the side road by the pizza shop. There is a small car park at Lifeworks and a larger one at Loughton Library.

To Book in please contact us at: lifeworks@loughtonmethodist.org.uk (spaces are very limited so don't delay)

Royal Wedding Celebration with Sally Dignan (for families)

Come and create some bunting to celebrate the Royal Wedding. This workshop is for children, who must be accompanied by an adult.

Date & Time: Sat 19th May, 10am-11:15am

 

Cost: Free

 

Location: Restore Community Centre, 68 The Broadway, Loughton, IG10 3ST  

Booking: email loughtonarttrail@gmail.com (booking is strongly recommended as spaces are limited). 

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Walk

 

Walk the Loughton Art Trail with Ruth Batten

Join local photographer Ruth Batten on a walk along the Loughton Art Trail where we will visit most of the exhibitions. We will begin the walk from Debden station and make our way towards Loughton High Road. The walk will be for approximately two hours, mainly downhill and ending at the Last Post for some refreshment. This walk is for all.

Date and Time: Sat 11.30am - 1.30pm  

Location: Meet outside Debden central line station

Cost: £2 per adult, £1 per child

There is a car park at Debden and Loughton station.

Booking:email loughtonarttrail@gmail.com

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