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This year's Rochford Art Trail, the ninth, is bigger and better than ever, with new artists, new venues and lots of events and activities.

The dates are Monday 11th September running through until Saturday 23th September.


For more information please contact the Art Trail Co-ordinator, Kerry Baker-Davis.

CLICK HERE to e-mail Rochford Art Trail

STOP PRESS - ADDITIONAL EVENTS:DETAILS BELOW...

NEW - Middle Eastern Belly Dancing Demonstration - The Barefoot Connection - Sat 23rd venue 7 - see below



ALL THE EVENTS AND ATTRACTIONS ARE FREE TO ATTEND



FREE ART FRIDAY

Friday 22nd September, All Day.

On display around central Rochford - original artworks for you - no charge (REALLY!)

THESE ARTWORKS WILL BE ABSOLUTELY FREE TO TAKE HOME


See this video link to see how it works

FACEBOOK page: FREE ART FRIDAY

Venues:Around the Town



ARTIST-LED ART TRAIL WALKS

Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd September. Meet 11:00am at the Water Pump, Market Square

Artist-led walks around some of the venues to view and discuss the artworks on display - and meet some of the Trail artists. Will include option for tour around the Old House if available.

Come and join in - relaxed stroll around Town. A good introduction to Rochford and the Art Trail

photos of Walks courtesy of Rochford Life.com

Venue: Market Square (see map on Home Page or brochures) meet at the Water Pump at 11::00am



MIDDLE EASTERN BELLY DANCING DEMONSTRATION - The Barefoot Connection

A collective of Middle Eastern dancers that perform a fusion of Egyptian, Latino and Indian dance.

Saturday 23rd September at 2:00pm

Venue 7 The Grey Goose Pub



TINY TRAIL

EVERY DAY

Take your toddlers on their very own Art Trail. Pick up a scoresheet at any of the venues 10 - 14 and mark off the special pictures around Market Square.

This project specially prepared by Jade Marlton, Art & Design student at Chase High School.

Venues 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14 - see map on Home page or pick up a brochure.



POSTCARD SALE for art trail funds

EVERY DAY

THROUGHOUT THE TRAIL - first come, first served

A chance to purchase an original artwork by art trail artists on a postcard for only £5! 100% of sales donated to supporting future Rochford Art Trails

Venue 19 Roundabout Rochford, West Street



BLIND BID AUCTION for art trail funds

EVERY DAY

Look for the artworks marked with a green star

Artists have generously donated 50% of any sale proceeds from specially selected works, marked in the venues.

To make a bid, decide how much you would pay, complete a bid card and pop it into the box provided. At the end of the Trail we will work out the highest bid. If you are the successful bidder you will be notified soon after the end of the Trail which is Saturday 23rd September and we can make arrangements for payment and collection of the artwork.

Venues 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17 and 21 - see map on Home page or pick up a brochure.





Rochford Art Trail 2017 is part of the Essex Summer of Art

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