Bonsall Arts Trail

 29TH & 30TH JUNE 2024

29th – 30th June

Bonsall Arts Trail

Don’t miss the second Bonsall Arts Trail over the weekend of the 29th & 30th June 2024 10am -5pm both days. This year we have 120 Artists and makers that have been carefully curated for the Trail in over thirty venues on the park and throughout the village. There will be workshops, music, and demonstrations. This year we have the unusual addition of a Graffiti artist demonstrating the art and advocating urban art as an expression of freedom and creativity.

Entry Wristbands
Entry is just £5 valid for both days. Under 18s free. Buy your wristband at the trail, at the Via Gellia Mills park and ride, or online in advance:
www.eventbrite.com/e/bonsall-arts-trail-tickets
(Present your confirmation – print or mobile – to exchange for wristbands on the day)


Buttercup Fields Bonsall
Picture by Zaza Lewis

Visitor Info

How To Find Us: We are in the village of Bonsall, Derbyshire. DE4 2AH
Arriving by Car: There is entry into the village via the Via Gellia from Cromford, via B5012
And Winster B5057
Parking: There is limited parking in Bonsall Village and strictly Residents Only parking on Church Street. Cars can park along the Clatterway to one side of the road (this will be marked with cones over the weekend). There is limited availability on ‘The Dale.’
We aim to keep the village free of parked cars to allow for free flow of traffic for residents and farm vehicles.
Free Park and Ride: To ease parking there are two park and ride facilities.
(i) Via Gellia Mill on B5012 very close to Bonsall entrance on Clatterway
(ii) Large farming field at Upper Town. What 3 words: modes.late.forge
There is a free minibus (with wristband and programme purchase) which is circulating on two routes throughout the village over the weekend of the trail. The minibuses will leave from Via Gellia Mill car park regularly throughout the day. You will also be able to purchase Trail tickets here. If parking in Upper Town Park and Ride you will be able to purchase tickets from venue 6 which is a short walk away (this will be signposted).
Ticket points:
Via Gellia Mill (Park and Ride hub)
Park
Townhead (venue 6)
The Gables (venue 20)
Wheelchair Access
Our minibuses can accommodate a wheelchair. Many venues including the Park are accessible. Please refer to your programme.
Toilets:
Park venues 25-30 including accessible toilet.
Village Hall
Public Toilet (opposite Village Hall on the Dale)
Village Life Church
St James Church
Many venues will allow the use of toilets.
Arts Trail Disclaimer
The Bonsall Arts Trail Group, exhibiting artists, hosts and venues cannot be held liable or individually for any loss or injury sustained at any of the venues. All appropriate precautions for security and safety must be taken by individuals at the event. Bonsall Arts Trail does not take any responsibility for venues which take place in private properties. Individuals attending, visiting, or working at any venue take responsibility for any attendant risk to which they may be subject.
Bonsall Arts Trail is not liable for any damage resulting from errors or omissions on the website or programme or any other discrepancies between published and actual opening or attendance at venues.

TURNERS PRIZES

The Turners Prize of £100 in art materials vouchers, issued by our supporters Turners Art Supplies will be awarded to the artist with the best display by public (visitors’) vote.
Childrens Turners prize of £50 & £25 (Open to all Bonsall children up to the age of 18 years of age.)
There will be two categories –
0-10 years
11-18 years
The children’s art competition entries will be available to view at venue nine at the Village Life Church
Prizes of £50 & £25 will be awarded in Turners Art Vouchers.

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Music and more

Join us in the characterful, historic village of Bonsall on the edge of Derbyshire’s beautiful White Peak. We have thirty-one venues in homes, halls, and marquees within easy walking distance all around the village. We are offering a free ‘Hop on, hop off’ bus, with a Trail wristband once again, this proved extremely popular to get those around the Trail and venues who are less able or if you need to do it in less time. There is a park and ride at the Via Gellia where you can meet the minibus. Tickets will be for sale there (cash only).  Other ticket sales spots will have access to buying with a card. Or you could get your tickets online (available soon).
Our featured musicians are the excellent Herron Brothers
https://theherronbrothers.com/

HERRON BROTHERS

Some work from our 2024 artists

Workshops

Why not take part in one of our workshops? Many more to be announced.

Wild Roots Creative

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Wire Fish

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Metal Embossing

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Clay Workshop

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Graffiti

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