Binfield Warfield Winkfield Arts Week

Art & Crafts Exhibition 2021

at Brownlow Hall

The 3 day 2021 Arts and Crafts Exhibition is on Friday 29th October 2021 to Sunday 31st October 2021 11.00-4.00 daily at Brownlow Hall Newell Green, Warfield RG42 6AB. It is a part of the overall Binfield Warfield & Winkfield Arts Week attracting over 500 art and craft entries from local creatives. Enjoy some of the best paintings, craft items, sculptures, photographs and fabric works by leading local artists who enter individually or as part of a local Art Group. Visit the exhibition and maybe you could find a local art group/organisation you would like to join. This is not a craft fair it is an exhibition, but you can buy any of the exhibits  

How to exhibit art photos ceramics or woodwork in the 2021 Art & Crafts Exhibition at Brownlow Hall

Friday 29th Oct  - Sunday 31st Oct 2021

·         1st read all helpful joining instructions right, they are there to help you (and us!) Remember you must live in or be a member of an art group from within the local area outlined in black on the map (right).

·         2nd complete the 2021 Art & Crafts Exhibition Application Form [below] then press SUBMIT FORM.   Entries must be received and then confirmed by 12.00 noon on Saturday 20th October 2021

·         3rd bring your exhibits (you or your representative) to Brownlow Hall on Thursday 28th October 2021 at 2.00pm to hang/display them there and then. (Take down is 4.00pm on Sunday 31st October)

For further assistance contact The Arts Week Events Organiser - Jonathan Greenyer
EMAIL:          PHONE: 07768 513436 img-20210513-wa0000jpeg


Art & Crafts Exhibition 2021

Brownlow Hall

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st October 2021 (open 11.00am - 4.00pm daily)

Joining & Exhibiting Instructions. Please read thoroughly

  1. WHAT: This is an open exhibition for individual local* artists and members of local* art groups. Open to all ages and all categories** of arts and crafts ie. paintings, photography, 3D creations, needlework, woodwork, sculpture, pottery etc.  
  2. *WHO: Who can exhibit art or crafts? Exhibitors must be local*; this is clearly and simply defined as living in one of the three parishes of Binfield, Warfield or Winkfield or being a member of an art group or educational establishment based in the three Parishes. There is a map above with the area marked out in black.
  3. WHERE: The Art & Crafts Exhibition is in Brownlow Hall, Newell Green Warfield RG42 6AB. There is plenty of free off-road parking, refreshment facilities, seating, toilets, heating and the hall is locked and secure overnight.
  4. WHEN SET-UP: Bring all artwork/craftwork to exhibit to Brownlow Hall on Thursday 28th October 2021 from 2.00 to 4.00 pm. The artist or their appointed representative will be asked to hang/display their own work in the spaces designated by Hugh Fitzwilliams the Curator. Hugh Fitzwilliams is in complete charge of curating/hanging/display on the day and has final say. All packing or wrapping materials used by exhibitors must be taken away once the exhibition has been set up.
  5.  WHEN TAKE-DOWN: Exhibitors remove all their unsold exhibits on Sunday 31st October  at 4.00 pm – no earlier.
  6. HOW MANY PIECES CAN BE EXHIBITED? Individual exhibitors can exhibit up to 5 pieces please include sizes on the application form. Art Groups can use the same Application Form to enter in bulk as a GROUP, please specify the total number of exhibits for the group entry on the application form. They will be exhibited together. The organisers have final say on how and where pieces can be displayed.   Very large exhibits might be placed in one of the side rooms.
  7. FEES or COSTS: There are NO FEES to exhibit and NO COMMISSION on sales where the artists is paid direct by the customer in cash/cheque/Card.  If the sale is paid for and processed centrally, ie CARD PAYMENT, then  you incur payment fees 5%
  8. FAMILY AUDIENCE: Exhibits must be suitable for family viewing
  9. RACKS: There is space for cards and art/print racks but they cannot always be placed adjacent to the position where an artist’s pictures are hung due to the risk of blocking the free flow of visitors. All work in racks must be wrapped in cellophane and individually and clearly labelled. But how will you take payment for these cards? Will you be in attendance?.
  10. PICTURE HANGING SYSTEM: We have a chain hanging system for pictures and photos. We supply hooks to attach pictures to the hanging chains. So, all picture frames must therefore have robust strings, wires or d-rings or something similar to facilitate hanging. Taping a string/ring to the pictures is not adequate. Equally ensure frames are robustly constructed as pictures have been known to fall apart once hung. Pictures that have no hanging strings/rings will not be hung in the exhibition
  11. LABELLING: Each craft, photos and paintings must be clearly labelled, with a label facing frontwards. This is for the benefit of the curator, the visitors, the stewards, the judge and also the admin staff who handle the sale of exhibits during the 3 days of the exhibition. Details on the label must include a) the artist’s full name, b) the media used, c) the title, d) a selling price [or Not For Sale] and e) your art organisation (if applicable).  If an exhibit is not properly labelled it will not be included in the exhibition.
  12. SELLING PIECES: Most people will expect to be able to pay with a card. Do you have a card payment system like SumUp? Cash is so rare nowadays.
  13. We take no commission from pieces sold during the 3-day Exhibition except if you are unable to accept Card Payment there and then, and so it becomes necessary for Card Payment to be taken centrally (for which fees are 5%). If an exhibit is bought it is wrapped and taken away immediately by the customer.
  14. PUBLIC VOTE: During the exhibition all visitors complete a voting slip nominating their favourite exhibitor in the 2021 exhibition. At 3.15-3.30pm on Sunday the public votes are counted and the "most popular exhibitor" with the most votes is announced. That exhibitor receives a cash prize. All exhibitors are included in the Public Vote.
  15. STEWARDING: Please volunteer to steward during the arts week as visitors like to meet the artists and we genuinely need enthusiastic stewards to help run the exhibition and to talk to the visitors.
  16. PROMOTE YOUR ART GROUP: We expect Art Groups tosupply basic information and literature to help recruit new members as well as providing details for our new web page "Local Arts Groups To Join". A small poster and/or leaflets would be ideal
  17. END OF EXHIBITION: Exhibitors remove all their unsold exhibits on Sunday 31st October 2021 at 4.00 pm – please no earlier.


Binfield Warfield Winkfield Arts Week