7th April – 7th May 2017, various venues

hertford-art-fest-logo2017placeholderThis year’s Hertford Arts Festival runs from Friday 7th April to Sunday 7th May, showcasing the work of local artists through the festival’s annual Hertford Art Trail.

Featured artists are each allocated a prime town centre location to exhibit and sell work during the month-long event. This year’s pop up venues located around Hertford town centre will include retailers, bars and cafes, beauty salons and gift shops.

Image of launch event of Hertford Arts Trail

The Arts Trail begins with a special launch event in the wonderful surroundings of Hertford Castle

The Art Trail launches on Friday 7th April at Hertford Castle with artists previewing one work from their pop up exhibition. The Trail runs from Saturday 8th April to Sunday 7th May with free entry at all venues.

In addition to the Art Trail, the festival encompasses the Street Arts Festival and the Hertford Castle Craft Market & Open Day. The festival also covers local exhibitions, activities and performances including Hertford Theatre Week, Courtyard Arts Open Exhibition and the Hertford Arts Society Open Exhibition.

See the Town Council website for further information on the festival.

Image of art on display in Hertford Art Trail

The Hertford Art Trail lasts a whole month. Artists benefit from having their work seen – and sold – in many venues around the county town.

Courtyard Arts is once again delighted to be partnering with Hertford Town Council to run the Arts Trail.