I love going to art fairs! The first fair I ever went to in London was the Affordable Art fair, and its where I bought my first ‘real’ piece of art- A gorgeous Limited edition screen print by Delphine Lebourgeois– one of my favourite Artists!
So here is a list of what’s coming up in London in 2015- I will hopefully be attending all of these- so let me know if anyone wants to meet for a coffee and a chat! If I have missed any great fairs then please let me know.
The Affordable Art Fair- 12th- 15th March
Where? Battersea Park
How much? An adult advance ticket is £10 for weekdays and £12 for weekend tickets.
What can I expect? This is my personal favourite! An exciting and welcoming atmosphere in a huge gallery full of incredible fine art, photography and sculpture from up and coming artists- prices ranging from £50 to £5000. There is something for everyone at this fair- perfect for first time buyers!
Click here for more info and tickets.
“Sakura” by Tyler Edward
Wilson- Affordable Art Fair 2015
The Other Art Fair- 23rd- 26th April 2015
Where? Victoria House, Southampton Row, London
How much? Adult tickets are £8.80 each, and there are discounts for concessions and groups.
What can I expect? The Other Art Fair is another great place to discover emerging artists. Featuring 130 artists, you will have a chance to chat, ask questions and buy directly from the artists. With prices starting from £50, this is another brilliant option for first time art buyers
Website and tickets: www.theotherartfair.com
The London Original Print Fair- 23rd- 26th April
Where? The Royal Academy of Arts
How much? Tickets are £12 including the catalogue.
What can I expect? This is a great place to learn about printing, and to buy original prints- It’s a little smaller than the other art fairs but this intimate, boutique fair welcomes both first time buyers and seasoned collectors.
Website and tickets: www.londonprintfair.com
Art 15 London- 20th- 23rd May
How much? Tickets are not yet available, but you can sign up here for updates.
What can I expect? This is a HUGE fair! Known as “London’s Global Art Fair”, ART15 features art from both established and emerging galleries from 40 countries around the world.
Website and tickets: www.artfairslondon.com
Photo London- 21st- 24th May
Where? Somerset House
How much? Tickets are not available yet- but you can sign up here for the latest news and info.
What can I expect? This huge international photography event features everything from vintage to contemporary photography, I’m really excited about this one!
Website and tickets: www.photolondon.org
Untitled Artists Fair- 30th May- 1st June
Where? Heath Street- Hampstead
How much? FREE- Happy days!! Click here for free tickets 🙂
What can I expect? This is the UK’s largest artists fair with up to 170 artists exhibiting! You buy directly from the Artists, and it’s commission free so 100% of the sale goes to the Artist!
Website and tickets: www.untitledartistsfair.co.uk
Start Art Fair- 25th- 28th June
Where? The Saatchi Gallery
How much? Tickets are £17.50 for an adult one day ticket. Under 16’s are FREE!
What can I expect? An international art fair which supports emerging artists from around the world- you know you can expect to find something different here!
Website and tickets: www.startartfair.com
LAPADA Art and Antiques Fair 22nd- 27th September
Where? Berkeley Square, Mayfair.
How Much? Tickets are £15 per person.
What can I expect? Fine art and antiques, including everything from clocks and carpets, to ceramics and fine art. This is the place to go to source that special piece you will treasure forever. Prices range from £500 to £500,000.
Website and Tickets: www.lapadalondon.com
Frieze Art Fair- 14th- 17th October
Where? Regents Park
How much? Tickets will be on sale from July 2015
What can I expect? A contemporary art fair within walking distance of London’s West End. As well as fine art and installations, there will be keynote lectures, debates and panel discussions – This is one I am particularly excited about! For more info and tickets head over to www.friezelondon.com
Frieze Art Fair 2014