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Art in the Gardens

07 Sep 2024 - 08 Sep 2024
  • Premier Artists and Craft Professionals.

  • Open art Exhibition

  • Huge variety of artist and craft exhibitors.

  • Home and Gardens Showcase.

  • Sheffield Young Artists Display

  • Original art, prints and craft for sale direct from the artists. 

A great day out for all the family...

The annual Art in the Gardens event, held in Sheffield Botanical Gardens, is arguably the largest outdoor art market in the North of England with artists, craft makers and visitors coming from across the UK.

This event is a truly wonderful opportunity to buy the perfect piece of art or craft direct from the artists, whilst enjoying the stunning surroundings that the gardens have to offer. Thousands of pieces of art and craft will be on show and for sale.

From premier artists in the pavilions and marquees, sculptures on the lawns to the Open Art Competition, a dedicated 'Home and Gardens' area and a host of professional artists and craft makers.

Come along to explore the gardens, meet the artists, enjoy some locally sourced food and drink, beautiful artwork and enjoy your visit.


£6.00 (plus ticket fee)

Under 16s - Free

Additional Information

Event Admission

The event will be held on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2024.

We have replaced the morning and afternoon session with an all day ticket.

  • 10.30am – 5.30pm

Tickets are available to buy here.

General admission tickets for over 16 years will cost £6 (plus ticket fee), and under 16 years tickets will be free. Ticket sales will end 1 hour before the end of the event. You must turn up on the day that you book your tickets for.

Graysons Solicitors – Premier Sponsor of Art in the Gardens 2024

We are delighted to announce that Graysons Solicitors are returning as the Premier Sponsors of ‘Art in the Gardens’ for the sixth year running.

Graysons is one of the region’s longest established and most respected law firms. With a keen interest in art and the cultural life of the city, they are also the sponsors of Sheffield Young Artists.

Graysons Solicitors specialise in property, family law, lifetime planning, wills, estate and trusts, elderly client services, personal injury and clinical negligence. To find out more please visit: 


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Open Art Exhibition

Open Art Submissions are accepted between 1st April and 21st June, forms and information are emailed out to artists on the mailing list or you can download the form as a Word document here or a PDF here and the information as a Word Document here or a PDF here. The submitted works are then judged and a selection chosen ready for the show in September.


2023 Winners were as follows:

Best in Show ‘Sweet Peas on marble’ by Leslie Cornthwaite

Miscellaneous ‘National Gallery’ by Glynn Williams

All Scapes ‘Light breaks through’ by John Leadley

Still Life & Flowers ‘Still Life Limes’ by Stephen Webster

Wildlife & Animals ‘Red Squirrel’ by Becky Chambers

Abstract ‘Lost in Figures’ by Liah Edwards

Figurative & Portrait ‘Artemis’ by John Sutcliffe

Photography ‘Derwent Water and Catbells’ by Paul Bassendale

Highly Commended ‘Marigold Pathway’ by Liz Thomson

Highly Commended ‘European Barn Owl’ by Wendy Ward

Highly Commended ‘Juvenile Dipper’ by John Scholey

Best Presented Stall – Bangers and Cash Exhibition by Roundabout Charity.

Congratulations to all of the 2023 winners and thank you to all artists for exhibiting last year.


Gallery of photographs of the show by Ian M Spooner Photography

Art in the Gardens 2018 | Facebook 

Art in the Gardens 2017 | Facebook 

Art in the Gardens 2016 | Facebook 



General Enquiries, Artist Stall Bookings and Sponsorship Opportunities

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Catering stall enquiries please email Julie Wilson: