The 2014 Trail Open Studios event will run 16th – 31st August 2014 with other events throughout the year.
How do I join in?
Artists may open their own studios to the public or join one of the regional group exhibitions. Some artists also run workshops or other events. Galleries, Craft Shops can also join in. Hotels, pubs, cafes and any business with some display space can put on a Trail Taster Exhibition. You can join in one of the following categories:
Individual Trail membership: for artists who wish to open their studios
Non-opening individual membership: New for 2014! for artists who would like the benefits of all year round publicity in the website and the printed Guide (10000 copies distributed) but are unable to open their studios during the Trail period may join as non-opening members. They may also put work in the Trail Taster Exhibitions.
Group membership: for groups of artists exhibiting at the same venue
Gallery membership: for commercial galleries and craft shops
Trail Taster Exhibitions: for other venues holding an exhibition of several Trail Members’ work eg hotels, pubs, other organisations and businesses- please use Contact Us
Display and event advertising for any local business or organisation in 10000 copies of our printed Trail Guide distributed from June and on our website for one year. Deadline for receipt of advertising copy is 31st March 2014. Rates are 1/4 page £75, 1/2 page £100, 1/1 page £150. Please Contact Us to enquire about advertising
What to do now?
Further details and the 2014 registration form can be found under Join on the main menu above.
We can accept new registrations until Trail Guide goes to press, use Contact Us to check status.
Deadline for display and event advertising copy is 31st March 2014
If you would like to discuss anything further please use Contact Us or you can telephone the Trail Coordinator Peter Jackman on 01239-654387.