Celebrate Uckfield, Children's Art Competition

Celebrate Uckfield!
This year’s children’s art competition.

A children’s art competition to celebrate all the best of Uckfield.
The winner of the competition will have their work featured on the front cover of the Uckfield Matters magazine June Edition, to coincide with the Bridge Arts Fair June 9th and 10th.
The runners up will have their work featured, one artist per month, in the mini-matters section of the magazine.
The deadline for submissions is 15th April and there will be a workshop for children at Bridge Cottage to help with the preparation of entries on Easter Saturday, 15th April, from 10am-2pm.
5x7inch canvases are available from Uckfield Framing, Allsorts on Uckfield High Street and at the workshop.
Entry is £1.
Please keep an eye on Facebook and this website for more details.

Bridge Arts’ Art Fair

9 and 10 June 2017

The largest exhibition and sale of paintings, jewellery, textiles, glass, ceramics and prints held in Uckfield.
Entrance free, donations welcome.

Exhibition Opening Times
Friday 9 June:
Friday 9 June: 7pm
Grand Opening: A glass of wine or soft drink.
Opening speech from guest of honour, TBC.

Saturday 10 June: 10am-5pm

Bookings are now open for this year’s Art Fair. See the Exhibitor Information pages for details of dates, costs, pitch specifications and application forms.

See the Exhibitor Information page for full details.

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A few of the varied high quality crafts that are sold at the Art Fair by craft makers from across Sussex. Photos by Laura Morgan

Uckfield Art Trail 2006-2016

For the past ten years Uckfield Art Trail was a highlight of the summer’s Uckfield festival., held in July. In 2016, the group who have brought creativity and culture to the Uckfield community for a decade re-imagined their association and re-launched as Bridge Arts in Uckfield.

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Exhibitors and visitors alike enjoy the displays from a wide selection of artists at previous events as Uckfield Art Trail. Photos by Laura Morgan and Natalie Benton.

 Bridge Arts in Uckfield 2017

This year for the first time, in 2017, the Bridge Arts’s Art Fair will be held earlier in the summer during mid-June.

The year’s main event will still be based in the Uckfield Civic Centre. If you would like to join Bridge Arts in Uckfield’s two-day Art Fair as a sponsor or get involved as a volunteer on the day please get in touch.


2016 exhibitors’ work; Weaving – Tessa Deverill, digital art – Samn Judge, ceramics – Phil Duncan, mouth panting – Barry West, mandala – Sarah Oyetunde. Images artists’ own.