Will you be there? Contemporary Art Fairs, NEWBURY 2021

There are over 120 artists, established favourites, galleries, emerging and new talent from national and local and European. You will find a range of media, from fine art to high-end photography, from glass to sculpture to lino print work and textural abstract to traditional oil painting.

Over the weekend we have a busy schedule for the art fair, including Creative Workshops, Live Art Demos, and the ever-popular Art Quest for Children. Why not take advantage of the free art valuations from TV expert and Bargain Hunt regular, Thomas Forrester and his team from Special Auction Services. You can also enjoy gin tasting with Highclere Castle Gin and delicious food and drinks at the café. Visit a fair full of great contemporary art, by living artists, at affordable prices, in an accessible venue outside London.

Supporting Prince’s Trust -It’s your chance to join the hundreds of people who buy unique, original The Prince’s Trust highly collectable mini artwork created by our community of artists at the fair, who have raised over £85,800 up to date.

Loxley Arts, the main sponsor of our event. Established in 1994, Loxley Art Materials are the UK’s leading manufacturer of pre-stretched Artists’ Canvases, Easels and quality products for artisans and creative. Come along to check out some of their canvases and easels.

Contemporary Art Fairs, Newbury 2021


Saturday 31st July & Sunday 1st August

Free art valuations from TV expert and Bargain Hunt regular, Thomas Forrester and his team at Special Auction Services.  They are inviting visitors to bring along their treasured works of art and find out more about them.

“We are really looking forward to attending the Fair and meeting visitors who want to find out more about their possessions in terms of popularity at auction, background as well as the value. Our free valuation service will offer advice to those who are keen to start collecting as well as people who are downsizing and would like to discuss their options – everyone is welcome! “

Thomas Forrester


Each fair has a workshop corner offering a fun environment to get messy and a great opportunity in people’s busy lives to have a really creative time.

A programme of demonstrations, talks and activities by artists running over the weekend, watch an artist take you through the process of creating a work of art, take part in a printing workshop or listen to a talk.

Some artists will be demonstrating their skills at their stands, others in The Live Art Theatre. Come and watch them turn a blank canvas into something quite remarkable while talking you through their techniques and inspiration. The perfect way to appreciate the creative process. 

We look forward to seeing you at Newbury, 30th July - 1st August 2021

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