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Brighton Art Fair returns, this year it will take place in the beautiful Lewes Town Hall on the 30th November and 1st December.


Brighton Art Fair at Lewes

Brighton Art Fair will take place this year in Lewes Town Hall – the Corn Exchange and Assembly Room.

Lewes is the perfect venue for the show, the County Town of East Sussex is beautiful and worth a visit and it has a tradition of support for the arts dating back centuries. The collector and patron Edward Perry Warren  of Lewes House famously gifted Rodins sculpture ‘The Kiss’ (it is now in the Tate).

Lewes boasts a high proportion of great independent shops, cafes and restaurants.

Lewes Town Hall

Lewes Town Hall is in the very centre of town opposite the War Memorial at the junction of Market Street and High Street. The Town Hall was built in 1892 on the foundations of the Star Inn. The celllars of the Star Inn still remain and it was from there that the 17 protestant martyrs went to be burnt at the stake (commemorated each year by the riotous Lewes bonfire) The Assembly Rooms predate the Town Hall and are Georgian and the Corn Exchange is Victorian. Together they will provide a beautiful, light and spacious venue for the Art Fair this year.

Brighton Art Fair – 2020

We had hoped to be back at the Brighton Dome – Corn Exchange this year however the renovation of this unique and historic building is taking longer than expected mostly due to issues with the unique, large, historic, single span wooden barrel vaulted roof.

We will be back at the Corn Exchange in September 2020 .

ChitChat at Brighton Print Fair

The Brighton ChitChat Evening will take place as part of Brighton Print Fair on Saturday 23rd September from 18.30 – 21.00. A fast format slide presentation, eight printmakers will each show 20 images of their work followed by a chance to meet and discuss with printmakers over a glass of wine. Jairo Zaldua & Nicola… Read more »

Blessed Unrest for Edinburgh Printmakers

50 Years Anniversary – From Paper to Gold – ‘Unstill Life with Pear’ Here is Lorna Brown from Blessed Unrest’s commissioned limited edition print for the forthcoming anniversary of Edinburgh Printmakers in November this year. Edinburgh Printmakers commissioned 50 of their members to produce new work especially for their archive. Lorna was honoured to be included. Her… Read more »

Screenprinting Workshop with Jane Sampson

Screenprinting is a very accessible medium that can achieve great results even with a minimum of equipment. It is a sophisticated form of stencilling where the stencil is carried on a mesh stretched tightly across a frame. This one day taster workshop with Jane Sampson on Wednesday 20th September will show how to work on… Read more »

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  The Art Fair is my annual opportunity to launch new work before thousands of visitors, to meet with previous buyers, old friends and get an immediate response to my latest work.