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Searching for a unique and inspiring way to spend your early May Day bank holiday weekend ?

The Henley Arts Trail is what you are looking for : a vibrant, inspirational celebration of art & creativity.

Mark your calendar : 4th - 6th May 2024  

 

Founded in 2005, The Henley Arts Trail was set up to showcase the amazing talent in the area. It has gone from strength to strength and now shows the work of over 200 creatives in 34 venues

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Free To Enter

Our venues are free to enter so you can visit as many as you like to view the varied and beautiful work.

The only exception is the National Trust's Greys Court venue 16 where entrance fees apply for non members.

 

A Great Day Out

Whether you are an art enthusiast, or just curious, you will have a wonderful time discovering the fascinating variety of venues that serve as a canvas for the creations of over 200 artists.

Immerse yourself in world of creativity over the Bank Holiday weekend

 

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Beautiful Settings

Follow the map to discover hidden treasures and stop for refreshments along the way in beautiful settings many of which are not usually open to the public.

 

The venues are so varied and characterful. From artists' studios & village halls to an award winning architect designed riverside house, a museum, a stately home, a vineyard and the world famous Leander Club right next to the bridge in Henley

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Meet The Artists

We have creatives at every stage of their careers showing their work - from established professionals, with years of experience, to newcomers showing their work for the first time. 

 Discover the inspiration behind their work, the techniques used and buy direct from the makers. From paintings, prints and photography to sculpture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles and everything in between!

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See Demonstrations

Many venues feature artists demonstrating their craft. You can discover the techniques, tools and processes involved. If you want to have a go yourself many creatives offer courses that you can book as a follow up after the trail

Delicious Refreshments

Part of what makes the trail such a great day out is having refreshments in beautiful settings with picturesque riverside views, or in stunning gardens. The perfect backdrop for savouring a delicious slice of cake while taking it all in 

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