Patchings Festival Of Art | 14 - 17 July 2022

A CELEBRATION OF ART

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.

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 companies 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.

WHATS ON?

PATCHINGS FESTIVAL

Come and enjoy a great day out, meet the artists behind the work as they demonstrate and sell their creations. Get involved in the summer’s celebration of everything art.
 

WITNESS LIVE ART

See the outstanding street artist Roo create something truly amazing in front of your eyes as she transforms a huge 3.6m x 1.5m canvas into a stunning piece of original artwork.
 

ACRYLIC POURING LIVE

Watch as our outstanding presenters inspire audiences throughout the weekend. Fantastic theatre style demonstrations will explore the incredible possibilities of the brilliant Pebeo Acrylic pouring range. The entertaining atmosphere and step by step guides will entertain and spark creativity in all that see them.
 

EXPLORE THE PEBEO DISCOVERY AREA

Pick up expert hints, tips and get hands on with friendly Pebeo technicians as they walk you through various techniques and show off the latest materials and innovative art products.

A DEDICATED RETAIL AREA

A huge array of art and craft goods will be available in The Art Shop Skipton’s fantastic pop up shop. With an incredible range of products from leading brands, they will be ready to supply everyone with all the materials they need, all, of course, at special show prices!

WIN A TRIP TO MARSAILLES

Win a trip for two to the Pebeo factory in Marseille (terms & conditions apply) It’s free to enter so why not try your luck? 

WIN AMAZING PRIZES

Everyone is a winner with the Spin the Wheel area! Each person that participates in any of the demos, tech areas, or makes a Pebeo purchase will get a chance to spin the wheel and win. With fantastic accessories and products up for grabs, it’s free to enter so why not try your luck?
 

THE POSCA ZONE

Check out the Posca Zone, where you can try before you buy with the hands on area, speak to Posca experts at the product information stations and interact with their guest artists showcasing the huge variety of Posca creative projects. Plus theres a dedicated Posca retail area will be equipped with a huge range of pens and products ready to supply visitors with everything Posca.
 

POSCA WORKSHOPS

The paint pen pioneers will be running interactive workshops that showcase the amazing effects that can be achieved with Posca Pens. Running throughout the weekend, visitors will be able to customise and take home their very own creations and pick up some great Posca tips along the way.
 

WINSOR & NEWTON DEMONSTRATIONS

Come and see the superb professional artists showcase the amazing quality of the Winsor and Newton watercolour range in one of their captivating demonstrations. Held throughout the event, these ever popular shows are definitely not to be missed.
 

WINSOR & NEWTON HANDS ON AREA

Interact with professional artists as they take you through the techniques they use in their own work. Watch as they demonstrate using an impressive array of Winsor and Newton products and let visitors try for themselves in the hands on area.
 

DERWENT PENCILS

You’ll get a chance to take a number of Derwent products for a test run, browse the dedicated retail area and interact with an on stand artist, who will be demonstrating the fantastic pencil range and sharing their tips and tricks. You're bound to find the ideal pencil to perfectly capture your creativity.
 

UNISON COLOUR

The celebrated Unison will be exhibiting their range of highly acclaimed handmade soft pastels. Peruse their retail area or be inspired by live professional artists demonstrating the potential of these fantastic pastels throughout the weekend.
 

FOOD AND DRINK

Quench your thirst or enjoy a bite to eat in the refreshment tents or the picturesque cafes. All set inside the old farm buildings and courtyards of the Patching’s grounds.
 

INSPIRATIONAL SETTING

All set within 60 Acres of the beautiful Nottinghamshire Countryside at the superb Patchings Art Centre. Surrounded by such a beautiful settings and artistic inspiration everywhere you turn what better way for any art lover to spend a summers day?

BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

The festival runs between the Thursday 14th July - Sunday 17th July and is set to be an artistic weekend you won’t forget. 

For more details on the festival and tickets including early bird prices visit the official website at