O U T D O O R A R T S E V E N T S
T A K E P A R T
Would you would like to exhibit your art in the heart of our beautiful city?
Receive valuable feedback and make sales?
If so, we would love to hear from you!
Registration is now open to artists looking to exhibit and sell original artwork during 2024!
Prints and cards and other suitable items welcome.
Simply register your interest via the link below and we will be in touch.
Scroll down for event booking information and click on the links below for more information on exhibiting outdoors.
OUTSIDE ARTS EVENTS
FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
MARCH - DECEMBER
MARKET SQUARE, SALISBURY SP1 1JH
10AM - 4PM
To take part in our arts events you must be an independent professional or amateur artist or maker working full-time or part-time producing original artwork.
Artists and makers of all ages are welcome to join us and we provide helpful guidelines for those new to exhibiting outside and selling their products.
Click on the links above for more information.
Each month artists, makers and art groups are invited to take part in our outdoor events, scheduled to take place each year March to December.
Book monthly Book and pay monthly on receipt of invite.
Book 9 Option Book 9 events - March to November and get 10% off!
Pitch position choice guaranteed. Available for Singe Pitch bookings only.
December event Invite only - due to limited space and gazebos.
Payments are non-refundable if you choose not to take your pitch.
Artist's Public Liabiltiy Insurance must be kept in date to cover booked event/s.
ARTISTS - Maximum of two exhibitors sharing
ART GROUPS & CLUBS - Maximum of 5 members sharing
PLEASE NOTE: If required, events will be cancelled due to hazardous weather conditions.
Please scroll down for Booking & Pitch Fees and Cancellation Terms & Conditions.
BOOKING & PITCH FEES
Single Pitch - £60 Sharing Pitch - £80 (max 2 - £40 each) Group/Club Pitch - £60 (max 4 sharing)
Students & Graduates - £20 discount for students/schools and those who have garduated within the last year, exhibiting for the first time
BACs transfer and Debit/Credit card via website booking system
PITCH FEES include:
3 x 3 metre square gazebo
6’ fitted black table cloths
Set up & co-ordination
Marketing and social media posts
NO commission fee on sales is taken.
Exhibitors are responsible for providing their own tables and display stands. Help and advice is available.
Fitted black tablecloth are provided to create a smart, uniform base for all displays.
Sharing pitches are available to allow new artists an opportunity to trial exhibiting before committing to a single pitch.
If you would prefer this option many of our artists are happy to share and we will discuss this with you before confirming your booking.
All displays must be ready by 9.45am and kept clean and tidy to best showcase the artwork and maximise the potential for sales.
All cars must be removed from the Market Square by 9.30am. Cars can only return onto the square after 4pm.
When driving on and off the market place, all cars must stick to 5mph with hazard lights on.
Details for your event listing will be requested and added to the Exhibitors page of the website in the run up to each event. This information will be used to promote new and regular exhibitors each month via our social media pages.
NB: Salisbury Arts Scene reserves the right to edit or make any changes to promotional information provided if considered necessary for clarity, brevity or to correct errors.
UNFAVOURABLE WEATHER FORECASTS
The weather in the UK can be very unpredictable and often not how it has been forecast on the various platforms.
Therefore the procedure with regards the forecast of unsuitable and/or unpredictable weather conditions will be as follows:
The day before an event - Email to exhibitors to warn of unsuitable weather condition forecast.
The day of the event - Gazebos will be set-up by the council staff as arranged.
Exhibitors to make their own decision as to whether to take part or not.
EVENT FEES - Normal fees apply - no refunds given.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS
In the event of a Salisbury City Council decision to close the event due to hazardous weather conditions the pre-paid hire fee will be refunded.
The refunded hire fee will be divided between the number of gazebos booked for the event and returned to exhibitors.
Exhibitors who share a pitch will each receive half the divided amount.
Hazardous Weather Conditions: High winds and freezing icy conditions.
Exhibitor cancellations made after the commencement of the events marketing and one week before the event date will receive a 75% refund.
Exhibitor cancellations made within one week prior to the event date, and up to two days before, will not be entitled to a refund, unless another suitable exhibitor can be found to replace them. A 50% refund will then be given.
Exhibitor cancellations made within the two days before and on the day of the event, will not be entitled to a refund.
Refunded fees will be returned via BACs transfer.
A PDF copy of the T's & C's is sent out to all new exhibitors to agree and sign before exhibiting for the first time.
PREPARING FOR THE EVENTS
As we know one set of guidelines is hard to 'fit all' and therefore we will be on hand to help in the lead up and throughout each event.
Ideas for props suitable to display your artwork can be seen via the GALLERY page - currently being updated and will be available again soon.
We hope you will come up with a few of your own ingenious display ideas and look forward to seeing your creations.
To take part in our events please complete the REGISTRATION FORM via the link at the top of the page.
Please note, completing this form does not guarantee a place at any event.
If you have questions or queries you would like to discuss before registering, please scroll on down to the CONTACT details below.
Artists, makers and art groups are invited to have an individual About The Artist page on the website to further promote themselves and their art.
A selection of current artwork is included and your page can be updated as and when required.
About the Artist pages can be seen via the EXHIBITORS page.
Artist pages are free for all registered artists, makers and art groups who take part in our events.