Your guide to the May 2019 Wimbledon Art Fair
This locally renowned 4-day event is an exclusive opportunity to see behind-the-scenes of the artists’ studios and buy affordable contemporary art, crafts and gifts directly from over 150 of the most talented artists and makers in London.
Here’s a quick guide to everything you need to know to ensure a great visit to Wimbledon Art Fair.
When is the Art Fair open?
Thursday 9th & Friday 10th: 2pm - 10pm
Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th: 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 7th May and the winner will be announced via our Facebook page on Wednesday 8th May - enter here
Can I come to the Official Launch Night?
Yes, you can. We're delighted to announce that TV personality and artist Anneka Rice will be here to open the show. The event runs from 6.30pm - 10pm. There will be complimentary bar and live music from Rob Godfrey. RSVP here by Tuesday 7th May.
Are there any other events?
Head to Wimbledon Art Fair on Friday 10th May for our Late View Night. From 6pm-10pm with complimentary drinks.
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. Plan your visit and discover the artists 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?
Yes, plenty! We have face painting, screen printing, marble painting and much much more. Plus there’s prizes to be won in our treasure hunt.
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 Home Community Cafe and Monte Forte Pizza 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 from By The Horns Brewery or pimms too.
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 £5, 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 14 - 17 November 2019. 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