Your Guide to the May 2018 Wimbledon Art Fair
Wimbledon Art Fair returns from the 10 - 13 May 2018
This locally renowned 4-day event is an exclusive opportunity to see behind-the-scenes of the artist’s studios and buy affordable contemporary art, crafts and gifts directly from over 150 of the most talented artists and makers in London.
When is the Art Fair open?
Thursday 10th & Frday 11th: 2pm - 10pm
Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th: 11am - 6pm
Do I need a ticket?
There's no need to book your FREE ticket to the Wimbledon Art Fair, but if you do you could win £200 to spend at the show! Entries close at midnight on Tuesday 8 May and the winner will be announced via our Facebook page on Wednesday 9 May - enter here
Can I come to the Official Launch Night?
Yes, you can. We're delighted that Kate Bryan, Sky Arts judge and Soho House Head of Collections, will be here to officially open Wimbledon Art Fair on Thursday 10 May from 6.30pm - 10pm. There will be complimentary bar and live music too. We do have limited spaces available, so please make sure you RSVP here by 5.5.18 to avoid disappointment.
Which artists will be exhibiting at the Art Fair?
We have 150 of London's most exciting contemporary artists, exhibiting in the May 2018 Wimbledon Art Fair. View the full catalogue here
How do I get there?
The Art Fair takes place at Wimbledon Art Studios, SW17 0BB
By car: We have limited parking available, please use public transport where possible.
By rail: Our nearest stations are Tooting Broadway (Northern Line) and Earlsfield (National Rail)
By bus: The 44/77/270 run along Garrett Lane, between Tooting Broadway and Earlsfield Stations.
The 493 can be taken from Wimbledon Railway Station, along Plough Lane. Alight at the Wimbledon Stadium Stop.
Will there be anything for the children to do?
There certainly is! Award-winning sugar artist Jacqui Kelly will be teaching Chocolate Honey Bear workshops on Sunday, plus there's a decoupage station, face painting, screen printing & more.
Are there any other activities?
From pottery demonstrations to Abstract Art talks, there's plenty to see and do.
How long should I spend at Wimbledon Art Fair?
As long as you wish! We recommend that it takes 4 hours to explore the whole of the Art Fair (don't worry, that includes a tea break too!). Don't have much time? Take a look at the exhibiting artists, circle your favourites and visit them. A member of staff can point you in the right direction, if you need a hand.
Is there food and drink available at the Art Fair?
Yes, we have Little Reds Pizza and Mood Food Cafe providing culinary delights over the weekend and Cafe 2 U providing a selection of hot drinks. You can also enjoy a glass of Prosecco, beer or seasonal Pimms too.
Making a day of it? Pop into Ben's Canteen for a delicious brunch or hearty burger before or after the show.
I'm in a wheelchair, will I be able to see the studios?
Yes, of course. There is wheelchair-friendly access to 7 out of the 8 floors, so there's plenty to see. Accessible toilets and blue badge parking bays will also be available.
Can I pay by card at the Art Fair?
Yes, we can accept all major cards in the payment office and at the bar.
How can I support the Art Fair?
As a not-for-profit organisation, we are very grateful for any support we receive. There will be a number of donation stations across the 8 floors. Recommended donation is £4, which will go a long way to helping fund the show and supporting our artists.
When is the next Art Fair?
The next Wimbledon Art Fair is the 15 - 18 November 2018. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with all our news until then.
If you have any questions, you can get in touch on 0208 947 1183 or firstname.lastname@example.org