Art in the Gardens will return in 2018 in the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.

This year’s event was a fantastic success with over 8000 visitors over the weekend! 

Art in the Gardens 2017 Prize Winners 

Best Professional Stall – Juliet Forrest

Juliet created a wonderful display of her original glass pieces that worked very nicely in the West Pavilion and presented meadows of glass flowers with a magical portal on the formal lawns. 

People’s Choice

Best in Show – “High Tide” by John Leadley 

Judge’s Choice

Best in Show – “Earthwave” by Xenmint Photography
Miscellaneous – “Under loved sheep” by Xenia Li
All Scapes – “High tide” by John Leadley
Still Life & Flowers – “Red wine selection” by Leslie Cornthwaite
Wildlife and Animals – “Time to go home” by Janet Thornton
Abstract – “High rise” by Denise Gratton
Figurative and Portrait – “Couple” by Anna Kryzhanovska
Photography – “Earthwave” by Xenmint Photography
Highly Commended – “Stanage Edge” by John Wilsher
Highly Commended – “Wire Steel City” by Hollie E Parker 

Congratulations to all of our winners this year and thank you to all of the artists who participated this year! 

Rob Walker – Portraits of Distinction Competition 

Rob Walker Portraits of Distinction Winners 2017 are; 

1st Place – Cynthia Dibbo
2nd Place – David Ball
3rd Place – Leslie Cornthwaite


Thank you to Rob Walker for being a fantastic celebrity subject, and well done and thank you to our winners and exhibitors! 


General Enquiries, Artist Stall Bookings and Sponsorship Opportunities

Howard Simpson - 0114 273 6433 or email

 Catering & Associated Trade Stall Bookings

Julie Wilson -