Enjoy a festival of the visual arts
Set in the beautiful and ancient church of St Mary's (1140-1180AD)
in the historic Old Town of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ARTISTS SHOW YOUR WORK
Find out more
The Art in the Nave - Exhibiton and Sale is back!
Information for Artists
Preview Invitations, Posters & Flyers
This year’s Festival will start on Thursday 7th June 7.30 - 9.30pm with a licensed preview reception and 2 tickets will be allocatd to you to share with family, and friends. This is a great opportunity to show and discuss your work with the public and meet with potential clients. Please use our posters and flyers to help promote the Festival. ( available from February 2018)
Price Labels / Sales tickets
Artist sales tickets are supplied in strips of 12 – separate these by cutting along the cuts marks as directed. These combined tickets should be used for each article to display your name, title of the article and price. Attach the label to the reverse of your picture with only the price section showing. When an article is sold the remainder of the ticket will be used to record the sale.
Each sale will be paid for at the central pay desk. Customers can pay by cash / cheque (made payable to St Mary and St Paul PCC / debit or credit card. All sales will be recorded and the 25% commission taken away and the residue payable shortly following Festival. All items will be wrapped and labelled then taken by the customer or stored for collection.
Set Up and Break Down and Opening Times
SET UP – is scheduled to take place between 10.30 am and 4pm on Thursday 7th June 2018. . All works of art must be labelled for the preview at 7.30 pm. Please remember to bring extra art with you to replenish art sold during the preview and festival.
Festival Opening Times:
Thursdat 7th June - Preview Evening 7.30 - 9.30 pm
Friday 8th June 11am - 4pm
Saturday 9th June 11.00am-5pm
Sunday 10th June 11.30am- 4pm
BREAK DOWN - the Festival closes at 4pm on Sunday 10th June. Artists will be asked to pack their stalls before bringing vehicles to the access points for loading. Stewards will be on hand to assist in this process.
Security / Health and Safety
Volunteer stewards will be on hand throughout the Festival and will be as vigilant as they can to ensure the safety of the public and art work. We would also ask that all artists’ take reasonable precautions throughout the Festival to ensure their own safety and that of members of the public. We are looking forward to seeing you on the 7th June.
Information for Contributors/Artists and Stallholders
Parking and Off Loading arrangements
St Mary’s Church stands at the heart of the Old Town of Hemel Hempstead, just off the High Street in the Old Town. Its tall and elegant lead spire makes it unmistakable. Parking arrangements will be posted here soon.
Download a Booking Form for 2018