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10TH & 11TH November


Popular key arts event returns for eighth year

The Windsor Contemporary Art Fair returns bringing style and elegance to

Royal Windsor Racecourse.

Around 120 of the UK’s finest artists and galleries are brought together for this one

weekend, exhibiting and selling fine art, prints, photography and sculpture with price

tags from £40 to £4,000, putting collectable contemporary art well within reach.

The appeal of the fair lies in its very broad range of two dimensional and three

dimensional art work with sophisticated and stylish works of art from traditional

landscapes to contemporary abstracts. The event caters for art enthusiasts and

collectors as well as those keen to learn more about art. As one of only a few fairs

operating for both independent artists and galleries it allows visitors to meet and buy

from artists directly and also see a more comprehensive range from professional


New artists exhibiting at the fair this year include:

Fiona Carver whose original prints and lino cuts are inspired by the sea and the

simplicity of old seaside railway posters. Her prints have a nostalgic feel with the

clear lines, compositions and colours evoking memories of particular British coast


Sheffield based fine artist Steve Elliott whose atmospheric landscapes of the Peak

District National Park in vibrant colour have won awards and are held in private and

public collections both in the UK and overseas.

Pauline Fowler a sculptor turned photographer whose magical prints of animals,

birds and plants are created by using multiple images and enhancing them with

texture. .

Whether you are looking to start or add to your contemporary fine art collection, or if

you just want to find out more about the art scene come along to the fair. Organiser

Sarah McAllister says We feel sure visitors will relish having the opportunity to

source beautiful art work that you just can’t find on the high street and taking home

something that’s individual.”

The fair continues to support the Prince’s Trust through the sale of miniature

original canvases painted and donated by the exhibiting artists. All proceeds will go

to the Trust to help change the lives of disadvantaged young people in the Berkshire


The Fair will be held on10th & 11th November 2012 at Royal Windsor Racecourse .

Tickets are available on the door at £7 per person, £6 for concessions and children 5

10 years £1 and children under 5 are free.

The website gives visitors a chance to

have a taste of what’s to come.

The fair will be opened by Adam Afriyie MP at the Private View 6.00pm on Friday 9th

November (Invitation only see website for more details)


PRESS ENQUIRIES – DEBORAH JAMES 01753 591892 OR 07771 802603

Attached images:

Fiona Carver - A Cornish Village

Pauline Fowler Cruiser

Steve Elliott – Blackamoor, Last Light


Windsor Contemporary Art Fair 2012

Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Rd, Windsor SL4 5JJ

Over 120 artists and galleries from all over the UK offering fine art originals,

prints, photography, sculpture and ceramics. With prices from £40 to £4,000

there is something for collectors and new art buyers alike. Vintage themed art

workshops for adults and children, running over the whole weekend. Fair

opening times: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November 10am – 5pm. Tickets

on the door £7, Adults, £6 concessions, £1 Children 5 – 10 year and children

under 5 FREE. Café. Free Parking

Editors Notes

Windsor Contemporary Art Fair is organised by Sarah McAllister and Deborah

James of Windsor Events Limited, they also organise the Reading Contemporary Art

Fair and Windsor’s newest event The Wine Affair. The Wine Affair is Windsor’s first

Wine Fair and will also take place at Windsor Racecourse on Sunday 11th