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A MIXTURE of fine art, design and craft will soon be open to the public in Southsea.

Local artists and craftsmen will have their newest work on exhibition and to buy at the Art on the Pier event, at South Parade Pier on Sunday, November 6.

Christmas decorations in glass and ceramic and handmade Christmas cards will also be up for grabs. There will be paintings by Gosport artist Richard Oakes, Bob McQuillan and Dominic Joyce, who graduated in art, design and media from the University of Portsmouth in 1999.

Anne Davies will have a display of hand-made glass jewellery and Diana Wren will be showing a new selection of figurative ceramic work as well as her popular penguins and puffins.

The free event will be open from 10am until 5pm.

For more information visit artonthepier.co.uk.