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About Benenden Art Fair

At Benenden Art Fair, our mission is to unveil and celebrate the abundance of artistic talent flourishing in Kent and Sussex. We provide a professional yet friendly setting, fostering a sense of community support that welcomes artists of all backgrounds and experience levels.

Join us at Benenden Art Fair and discover

creativity on your doorstep.

Our Values:


A Supportive Network

We nurture a culture that supports and encourages artists at any stage in their career, promoting growth, dialogue and collaboration within our artistic community that goes beyond our annual fair.


Great art, for Everyone.

We uphold a commitment to exhibiting great quality art by all creatives, embracing a diverse collection of mediums and welcoming creatives from all walks of life.


A Friendly and Accessible Feel

We go beyond the typical gallery constraints, providing a welcoming and approachable environment that fosters open conversations among both artists and visitors.


Keeping it Clean

We care about our planet. We work with local independent businesses, eco-friendly materials, and work hard to keep our carbon footprint low.

Our Goals:

  • Building on Community Excellence: We aim to build on the unique community event that Benenden Art Fair represents, attracting more visitors and expanding our pool of talented artists.​

  • Affordability and Inclusivity: Benenden Art Fair is dedicated to providing artists with options, allowing them to choose their level of investment without limiting participation due to excessive costs.

  • Education for Artists: We are committed to educating artists in curation, sales and marketing, empowering them to navigate the art world and enhance their professional skills.

  • Diverse Artistic Representation: Our goal is to bring together a brilliant range of artists, showcasing various mediums and backgrounds, creating a rich tapestry of artistic expression.

  • Local Celebration: Benenden Art Fair is not just an event; it’s a local celebration of art. We aim to provide visitors with a fantastic opportunity to discover art, connect with friends, and celebrate a wealth of creativity on our doorstep.

Exhibit With Us

Thinking of exhibiting with us? We accept artists working in all mediums at any stage of their career. Whether you're a recognised name, just starting out, or you're brand new to the art scene, we'd love to hear from you.


Here are some things you should know before applying. If you have any further questions, please send an email to

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