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Patchings Art Festival, The Festival of Art, Craft and Design

Now one of the biggest art festivals in the British calendar; the iconic four day event is a chance to experience a huge variety of Art, Photography, Craft and Design. All set within 60 Acres of the beautiful Nottinghamshire Countryside at the superb Patchings Art Centre.

Come and enjoy a great day out, meet the artists behind the work as they demonstrate and sell their creations. Get involved with hands-on-workshops and fantastic art material offers and take in the summer’s celebration of everything Art.

The Art Shop Skipton will be joining in with this year’s festival fun too! As we team up with the world’s leading art materials masters Pebeo, Winsor and Newton, Posca and Derwent to combine our independent spirit with remarkable expertise for a truly exciting and memorable art experience.

So much more than just an incredible range of art goods,The Art Shop Skipton will be showcasing all sorts of art related fun, entertainment, prizes, products and techniques throughout the weekend


Explore the Pebeo Zone

Free Art Demonstrations

The outstanding Jenny Muncaster will inspire audiences throughout the weekend with her brand-new theatre style demonstrations.

Explore the Pebeo Discovery Area

 Pick up expert hints, tips and get hands on with friendly Pebeo technicians.

Dedicated Pebeo Advice Desk

A member of the team will always be on hand to give you detailed advice about any of the products.

Get “A Picture of You”

Hop in our Pebeo photo booth and get a free bespoke illustration made for you to take home and keep.

Win Amazing Prizes

Everyone is a winner with the Spin the Wheel area!

Win a Trip to Marseille

Take our quiz and get the chance to win a FREE trip for two to the Pebeo factory in Marseille (terms & conditions apply)


Get Involved With Posca Pens

Free Posca Workshops

Talented Posca professionals will be running free workshops that showcase the amazing effects that can be achieved with Posca pens. 

Product Information Station

Posca experts will always be ready and waiting to give tips and answer any Posca related questions you might have.

Hands on Area

Get involved and try Before you buy! You’ll get a chance to take a number of Posca Pens for a test run.

Guest Artists

Celebrated guest artists will be showcasing the huge variety of creative projects that can be achieved with Posca Pens.

Posca Retail Area

A dedicated Posca Pen retail area will be equipped with a huge range of pens and products ready to supply visitors with everything Posca.


Stock Up With Derwent, Winsor & Newton and The Art Shop Shop

Derwent Try Before You Buy Area

help find the ideal Derwent art materials that can perfectly capture your creativity.

Dedicated Retail Areas

The Art Shop Skipton, Derwent and Winsor and Newton will be there ready to supply everyone with all the materials they need with an incredible range of art goods all at special show prices!                                                                  


The festival runs between the Thursday 9th July - Sunday 12th July and is set to be an artistic weekend you won’t forget. For more details on tickets and the festival visit the official website at www.patchingsartcentre.co.uk/patchings-festival/



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9th - 12th July 2020


Calverton, Nottinghamshire