There is a vast array of art fairs all around the UK from Dundee to Cardiff and down to Brighton. We have curated this list of some of the top UK art fairs outside of London. This page is regularly updated with the latest art fair dates. If you would like to suggest a fair for inclusion or want to propose an amendment, please get in touch with us via Twitter or our contact page.

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Last updated 12/03/2020

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November 2019

Art & Antiques for Everyone

28th November – 1st December 2019 @ NEC, Birmingham

Website – www.antiquesforeveryone.co.uk | Tickets | Twitter | Instagram

Art & Antiques For Everyone takes place at the NEC three times a year. Every item is vetted for authenticity; from classic to contemporary including furniture, paintings, silver, sculptures and bronzes to jewellery, ceramics, Art Deco and textiles.

Brighton Art Fair

30th November – 1st December 2019 @ Lewes Town Hall, Brighton

Website – www.brightonartfair.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Currently held at Lewes Town Hall due to the extended renovation of the Brighton Dome – Corn Exchange.

Oxton Art Fair

30th November – 1st December 2019 @ Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, Merseyside

Website – www.oxtonartfair.co.uk | Twitter

Oxton Art Fair is a showcase of art, craft and design from local artists within three galleries of the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum in Birkenhead.

February 2020

Bath Art Fair

29th February – 1st March 2020 | Private View 28th February @ Bath Pavilion

Website – www.bathartfair.co.uk | Tickets | Twitter | Instagram

Original contemporary artwork, ceramics, jewellery and sculpture from over 80 of the nation’s leading independent artists.

March 2020

Contemporary Art Fairs

14th – 15th March 2020 @ Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher

Website – www.contemporaryartfairs.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Contemporary Art Fairs offers artwork from £40 to £4,000.

April 2020

Fresh: Art Fair

24th – 26th April 2020 @ Cheltenham Racecourse

Website – www.freshartfair.net | Twitter | Instagram

Buy works from over 600 UK and international artists – from new talent to Royal Academicians. Artist such as Hockney, Hirst, Emin, Banksy and Blake are all on show.

May 2020

Printfest

2nd – 3rd May 2020 @ Coronation Hall, Ulverston, Cumbria

Website – www.printfest.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints.

Contemporary Art Fairs

2nd – 3rd May 2020 @ Newbury Racecourse

Website – www.contemporaryartfairs.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Contemporary Art Fairs brings together over 160 artists, printmakers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists and selected galleries from the UK and Europe.

Sussex Art Fairs

15th – 17th May 2020 @ Goodwood Racecourse

Website – www.sussexartfairs.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Sussex Art Fair is an event for both established and emerging artists, galleries and artist collectives, to exhibit and sell high-quality artworks directly to the public.

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

16th – 17th May 2020 | Preview Evening 15th May @ Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Website – www.gcaf.co.uk | Instagram

A selection of contemporary art available from £50 – £30,000.

The Dundee Art Fair

Dates TBC (2019 edition was held 24th – 26th May) @ Caird Hall, Dundee

Website – www.thedundeeartfair.co.uk | Twitter

The inaugural Dundee Art Fair took place in May 2019.

June 2020

Artfair Wales

19th – 21st June 2020 | VIP Preview 18th June @ ICC Wales

Website – www.artfairwales.co.uk | Tickets | Facebook | Instagram

Art Fair Wales is the first contemporary art fair in Wales. The first event will take place at the newly opened International Convention Centre Wales in June 2020.

Liverpool Art Fair

Dates TBC (2019 edition was held from 14th June – 1st September) @ Metquarter

Website – www.liverpoolartfair.com | Twitter | Instagram

Running for 10 weeks in 2019, Liverpool Art Fair is an annual event aiming to showcase a wide range of affordable original art by a plethora of local artists. The fair provides a unique insight into the region’s creative talent and the opportunity for everyone to own a piece of the Liverpool art world.

August 2020

Great North Art Show

Dates TBC (2019 edition was held from 31st August – 22nd September) @ Ripon Cathedral

Website – www.greatnorthartshow.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

The Great North Art Show is a diverse open exhibition of contemporary art by professional and emerging artists with connections to the north of England, set within the magnificent surroundings of Ripon Cathedral.

September 2020

Fresh: Art Fair

25th – 27th September 2020 @ Ascot Racecourse

Website – www.freshartfair.net | Twitter | Instagram

Buy works from over 600 UK and international artists – from new talent to Royal Academicians. Artist such as Hockney, Hirst, Emin, Banksy and Blake are all on show.

Contemporary Art Fairs

26th – 27th September 2020 @ Sandown Park Racecourse

Website – www.contemporaryartfairs.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Contemporary Art Fairs offers artwork from £40 to £4,000.

October 2020

Sussex Art Fairs

2nd – 4th October 2020 @ Brighton Racecourse

Website – www.sussexartfairs.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Sussex Art Fairs at Brighton Racecourse brings both established and emerging artists to exhibit and sell high-quality artworks directly to the public.

Manchester Art Fair

9th – 11th October 2020 @ Manchester Central

Website – www.manchesterartfair.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Launched in 2008 as Buy Art Fair, Manchester Art Fair has to date sold over £5m of selling modern & contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography and editioned prints from a selection of UK and international galleries.

November 2020

Contemporary Art Fairs

13th – 15th November 2020 @ Royal Windsor Racecourse

Website – www.contemporaryartfairs.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

Contemporary Art Fairs brings together over 160 artists, printmakers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists and selected galleries from the UK and Europe.

Oxford International Art Fair

27th – 29th November 2020 @ Oxford Town Hall

Website – www.oxfordinternationalartfair.com | Twitter | Instagram

Oxford International Art Fair gives Art Collectors and Art Enthusiasts a great opportunity to buy directly from the artist.

Expect – paintings, sculptures, photography art, illustrations, jewellery, bespoke crafts and more.

Edinburgh Art Fair

Dates TBC (2019 edition was held 21st – 24th November) @ Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Website – www.artedinburgh.com | Twitter | Instagram

Established in 2005 the Edinburgh Art Fair is Scotland’s longest-running modern and contemporary Art Fair.

Chester Arts Fair

Dates TBC (2019 edition was held from 15th – 17th November) @ Chester Racecourse

Website – www.chesterartsfair.co.uk | Twitter | Instagram

The Deepbridge Chester Arts Fair hosts over 100 UK & International artists and presents a range of live art demonstrations and talks.

Glasgow Print Fair

Dates TBC (2019 edition was held on 2nd November) @ The Lighthouse

Website – www.glasgowprintfair.co.uk | Instagram

A one-day event in Glasgow for people passionate about print.


Looking for Art Fairs in London?

Read our article – Always Up To Date: London Art Fair Guide

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