ANNOUNCED - Full line-up of live art demonstrations at CAF17 - Chester Arts Fair


Chester Arts Fair, at Chester Racecourse

ANNOUNCED – Full line-up of live art demonstrations at CAF17

Live Sculpting, Watercolour Workshops, Interactive Painting Demonstrations and much more ….. The CAF17 countdown is on

Each year, a highlight of the Fair for all visitors is the variety of Live Art Demonstrations and Artist Workshops available to help you make the most of the Fair. We are delighted to finally announce the full line-up so you can start  planning your visit to Chester Arts Fair 2017, opening in less than 6 weeks.

Live Sculpting with Christine Pike Ceramics

Figurative sculptor Christine Pike will show you how she uses various hand-building techniques for sculpting in clay, putting them together to create one of her distinctive hares.





Free Flowing Abstraction with Mark Wigan

An influential pioneer of Urban Art, Mark has led live art performances in galleries around the world, drawing on his varied techniques of image and line manipulation.






Oil Sketching with Darren Stevenson 

Highly acclaimed artist and sculptor Darren Stevenson will be presenting a live oil sketch, taking a semi built landscape and showcasing his technique of building up layers to add texture and depth with every stroke

Live Painting with Kate Cree

Visit Kate at her stand on the 1st floor where she will be demonstrating techniques used in her paintings, incorporating ideas from nature and life and concepts of abstraction through colour, shape and form.

Watercolour Workshop with Sarah Hill

Take part in this fun and informal workshop with Sarah Hill on Sunday 19th November at 12:45.
Enjoy a loose and splashy afternoon understanding the natural movement of watercolour paints. Spaces are very limited, book yours now!

All live art demonstrations and workshops are free to enter with a valid entry ticket. Book your tickets now and start planning your day at Chester Arts Fair 2017! Remember parking is free to all visitors within Chester Racecourse from 10:30 to 5:00 Saturday & Sunday.

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FREE Entry to Chester Antiques Show THIS WEEKEND

The Chester Antiques Show will return to Chester Racecourse this week, with 38 top Antique dealers displaying fine furniture, jewellery, silver, ceramics, sculptures and traditional paintings over 3 floors of the County Grandstand. Mention Chester Arts Fair or simply show this blog post and get in FREE!






Dine with 1539

Whilst visiting CAF17 this November, why not head over to Restaurant 1539, where Fair visitors will receive a free hot drink when dining in. Simply show your ticket when you order.

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