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Joining the Secret Severn Art Trail as an Artist

Why should you join us?

We are a highly talented and motivated group of individual artists who have come together to promote the Ironbridge Gorge as a centre for artistic excellence.

Each year we hold a major Art Trail in September where we showcase some of the best work that our artists have to offer.

By joining us you are joining a passionate community of artists who work together to promote, educate and support each other through our exciting creative journeys.

Artists and Designer Makers who live in and around the Ironbridge Gorge are welcome to exhibit with us. From Broseley to Horsehay, Madeley to Little Wenlock, if you identify with this area and feel that this event could help represent you and your creativity then we would love to hear from you.
Once you have applied here you will receive an email acknowledging your submission. Successful applicants will be notified by email within 30 days. You will then receive information about how to pay your £50 for the event and where to drop off and collect your work.
Refer to the FAQ for any queries you may have about applying.

We look forward to seeing your work!

Application form for The Secret Severn Art Trail 2018 28th September – 7th October

Sorry we can’t take any more applications we’ve passed our deadline.

If you have a workshop or studio which you will be able to open within 3 miles of the Gorge that would be great. We would love to add more venues, but if not we will find a venue to exhibit your work.

The fee is £50 to be paid on acceptance.  This includes you in all the marketing, website and 5000 printed map/fliers. There will also be 10% commission taken on sales at Footprint Gallery and The Green Wood Centre. We are run by volunteers and all the money goes towards the marketing and running of the trail.

If you are excepted we will need an image and the bio details you would like up on the website. We would like to have the images of the work you propose to enter by the end of August.

  • E.g. painter, sculptor, etc
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpeg, jpg, png, pdf.
  • Do you have your own venue within 3 miles of the Gorge This could be a gallery, studio or workshop which you would like to open for the trail. If yes please tell us a little about it.
  • If Facebook please let us know your name it’s a good way to keep in touch.
  • We would like you to help share awareness on social media and by giving out printed marketing. There will be an opportunity to provide a workshop during the trail or before. We would expect you to be able to steward the show for one day of the trail where possible.
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