Chester Art Fair Returns with World Famous Artists & the Best Northern Names.
Celebrating its eighth year, The Deepbridge Chester Arts Fair is taking place at Chester Racecourse from Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th, 2019. The Nort's largest artist art fair will have plenty in store for everyone with the arrival of over 120 British and international artists showcasing over 2,000 pieces of art, including Paintings, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, and Mixed Media artwork.
Famous names selling work at our most recent fair included: Damien Hirst, Marc Chagall, Sir Peter Blake, David Hockney, and Mark Quinn. These heavyweight names were joined by a host of leading Northern artists including Anne Sudworth, Angela Scott and Louise Morgan. The full line up of 2019 artists will be announced in September.
David Harper, BBC TV antiques presenter, hosted a charity auction at the 2018 fair, raising money for local charities. Award-winning artists generously donated pieces with 100% of proceeds going directly to art projects.
A true celebration of Chester's ongoing cultural renaissance, Chester Arts Fair will offer a range of complementary activities for visitors to enjoy. Highlights will include a full programme of live talks and demonstrations, plus a children's art area.
Speaking on the event, Fair Director Laura O'Hare commented: 'Our mission is to support and nurture a flourishing art market in Cheshire and across the North, and this year's fair has our largest and most exciting line-up too date. More than of those artists are set to bring pieces that have not been seen at any other fair, with many pieces created exclusively for sale in Chester. The Fair is creating a real buzz and is proof that world-class artists want to be part of this prosperous art scenes in the North.'
Parking is free to all CAF visitors at Chester Racecourse. A cafe serving hot and cold refreshments will be open all weekend and disabled facilities are available.
The Fair will open Friday 15th November with a VIP Preview Evening. Over the weekend, the Fair is open Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November from 10:30am to 17:00pm.
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