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Cost: This is a FREE event


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Somerton Music & Arts Festival


Parish Rooms
Market Place, Somerton TA11 7NB
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Art Exhibition


The annual Art Exhibition is the prelude to the Somerton Music & Arts Festival. The exhibition, which provides the opportunity for local artists and creatives to showcase their talent, is free to visit and will be open to the public daily from 10am to 4pm, but only until 1pm on the final day.

This year, in addition to art and photography in many different formats, there will also be needlework and woodwork on display with more than 100 local artists taking part. Visitors will be invited to vote for their favourite piece in each category, and at the end of the exhibition, a presentation will be made to the exhibitor with the most votes.

Exhibitor Information

The Somerton Music & Arts Festival Art Exhibition provides an opportunity for local artists to display and sell their work.

Please check back soon and keep an eye on our socials for more information, dates and how to enter your work….

The exhibition will be split into four categories:


Visitors will be invited to vote for their favourite piece in each category, and at the end of the exhibition, a presentation will be made to the the exhibitor with the most votes.

How to Enter

To enter your work in the exhibition, please complete the entry form below by 12th May at the latest and make a BACS transfer for the relevant amount to:

Account Name:  Somerton Music and Arts Festival
Account Number: 20469579
Sort Code: 60-83-01

Please use A&P followed by your surname as the reference

Confirmation of the acceptance of your exhibits will be sent by email as soon as your payment has been processed.

Work to be exhibited should be brought to the Parish Rooms between 4pm and 6pm on Friday 26th May. Please ensure that your work is correctly labelled and that you have provided suitable means to display your work (see terms & conditions below).

After the exhibition, work can be collected between 2pm and 3pm on Saturday 3rd June. If you are unable to collect your work in person, please provide a signed note authorising and naming the person representing you.

All artists submitting their work are asked to please volunteer for at least one stewarding session during the exhibition.

Finally, please make sure that you have read the Conditions of Entry below.

Display Requirements

Each individual item of needlework, framed artwork, canvas or photography must be clearly labelled with a sticky label attached to the back of the work. A second label must be provided attached to a piece of string to hang over the top of the artwork. Both labels should clearly show the title of the work, price, and the artist’s name, address and telephone number.

The maximum size for framed work or canvass, including the frame, 24″ x 30″ (60cm x 76cm). Frames must be included in the sale price.

All entries must be supplied with the means to display the work safely (eyelets or picture hooks in place with string / wire / cord attached).

Mounted pictures should be covered in cellophane to protect them. Cards must be individually priced and should be displayed in cellophane bags.


Maximum four pieces
Max size: 24″ x 30″ (60cm x 76cm)

Entry Fee:
£3.00 per item


Maximum five unframed items

Entry Fee:
£1.00 per item


Maximum four pieces
Max size 13″ x 13″ (35cm x 35cm)

Entry Fee:
£3.00 per item


Maximum four pieces
Ideally an original creation but if produced from a kit, it must be labelled as such

Entry Fee:
£3.00 per item


You may enter up to 50 cards.

Entry Fee:
No charge

Conditions of Entry

The Organising Committee is the committee appointed by the Somerton Music & Arts Festival to run the Art & Photography Exhibition

  • Entry forms must be submitted by 12th May 2023
  • No commercial work will be accepted
  • Only one picture submitted can be ‘NOT FOR SALE’
  • It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to observe copyright laws as the Organising Committee will not accept liability for litigation / claims etc
  • Exhibitors are responsible for the insurance cover of their work. Exhibitors should check with their insurer / broker to ensure that appropriate cover is in place. Whilst every care is taken, the Organising Committee cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage.
  • Commission of 15% will be charged by the Organising Committee on each sale
  • The appropriate remittance must be paid at the time of entry (see details on entry form)
  • The Organising Committee reserves the right to refuse pieces submitted which exceed the maximum size, have not been correctly labelled or do not have the means to display the work safely.
  • Any entries received after the closing date of Friday 12th May will not be accepted.

If you have any queries please contact Jackie 07778 006543 or email  Alternatively, you can also email Please ensure that you have volunteered for at least one stewarding session during the exhibition. If you are unable to fulfill a stewarding duty at the last moment please notify Jackie on 07778 006543.

If you have any queries or you would like to volunteer to help out at the Art & Photography exhibition, please contact Jackie 07778 006543 or email  Alternatively, you can also email