Exhibitor Information

It is with much regret that the Trustees of The Church Stretton and South Shropshire Arts Festival have decided to cancel the 2020 Festival, in view of the current pandemic. After 53 continuous years, this is not only a huge disappointment for the Trustees and the Festival Committee, but also for all our volunteers, our audiences, our exhibitors and for the community as well.
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These details were applicable for 2019, to give you an idea…

About The Exhibition

The Exhibition is a non-competitive showcase for amateur and professional artists, craft workers and photographers living within 30 miles of Church Stretton. Most of the work in the exhibition is for sale.

Invitation to Artists

We invite artists, craft workers and photographers living within 30 miles of Church Stretton to exhibit in Exhibition 2019.

Key details about the exhibition are:

  • Exhibition Venue: Church Stretton School, Shrewsbury Road, SY6 6EX;
  • Artwork Accepted: 2D (drawing/painting/print/photographs), both framed and mounted unframed, and 3D (ceramics/sculpture/textiles/wood);
  • Set up day: Saturday 3rd August, 10am – 12noon; artists bring their artwork to the venue at this time;
  • Collection Day: Sunday 18th August, 10am – 12noon; artists must collect their (unsold) artwork at this time;
  • Stewarding: Exhibitors are required to steward for a minimum of 3 slots (each slot is 1 or 1┬╝hrs);
  • Registration for Artists will be from Monday 15th April until Tuesday 30th June.

Other exhibition info:

  • Opening Night Reception: Monday 5th August, 7.30pm; we get a good number of visitors during this evening, and exhibitors are welcome to attend;
  • Exhibition Open: Tuesday 6th – Saturday 17th August; generally 11am – 6pm, with later opening when there is an evening concert at the school (except Sat 17th);
  • For further information, including Guest Artists and Workshops, please see the main Exhibition Page.

Registration is now closed, but existing Artists can still access the Artist App to check which artwork they have submitted and what stewarding slots they have booked:

Artist App

There is a little more detail about the App Here.

Here are our Conditions of Entry:

Conditions of Entry

Contact Us

All enquiries about Exhibition 2019 should be addressed to . Alternatively, you can contact us on 07763 985707, 07761 138711 or 01694 724184.


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