A SPRING art and craft fair at Clitheroe's Platform Gallery featuring local artists and designer takes place from April 4 to 6 and 11 to 13.

They include the town's Gosha Gibek who pours household gloss from a craft knife or stick to produce pictures that with a sense of movement including paintings of major sporting events, such as the Tour de France and Olympics.

The fair taking place over two weekends will showcase Ribble Valley's best artists and designers, some working alongside their displays.

It also features crochet by Melanie Whitehead, painting by Dermod Ruddock, mixed media by Bonkers Clutterbucks, fused glass by Laura Nuttall, ceramics, glass and jewellery by Elizabeth Emmens Wilson and pottery by Muffin Ceramics.

Katharine Rodgers, Ribble Valley Borough Council’s arts development officer, said: “The fair will showcase some of the borough’s most talented and accomplished artists and craftspeople.

“Arts enthusiasts are invited to the fair to find out about the artists, their techniques and inspiration, and buy pieces directly from them.”