Art & Architecture Trail

Festival: 2017
Event type: Visual Art

During the now famous Art & Architecture Trail Weekend from 9 – 10 September 2017, discover more than 130 artists and designer makers exhibiting in the homes, historic buildings, gardens and courtyards, shop windows, churches and unconventional gallery spaces all over this beautiful Derbyshire Market town.

Soak up the Festival buzz with street theatre, music, fun family events, great food and drink whilst taking your chance to meet artists, buy original and affordable art and take a look inside some of the most beautiful, historical and quirky homes and buildings in Derbyshire.

Alongside the Trail artists and designer makers, the Festival prides itself on its Curated Exhibition, a programme of curated contemporary visual art. Explore the Curated Exhibition in the Parish Room and St Mary’s Church as part of your Trail ticket.

Details of all of the artists and designer makers exhibiting at this year’s Wirksworth Festival are in the Artists section of the website.

Each year the Art & Architecture Trail dates are dictated by the ancient ceremony of “clypping the church”, everyone is welcome to join in and link hands around St Mary’s Church on Sunday 10 September from 3pm.

The event is suitable for the following age groups:

  • Families
  • 14+
  • 18+

Venues across town in both homes and public spaces. Remember to bring a brolly if it's wet and, there's walking involved so wear comfy shoes.

Art & Architecture Trail