Castlefield Gallery Guardians & Patrons Event: SUBI 수비, the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair and The Manchester Contemporary 

14 October 2018 / 11:30am-4pm

It is our pleasure to invite Castlefield Gallery Guardians & Patrons to spend the afternoon with us on Sunday 14 October from 11:30am-4pm.

Join us from 11:30am at Castlefield Gallery for a light brunch and short introduction to our current exhibition SUBI 수비 with some of the exhibiting artists plus, for those of you who haven’t already visited you will be able to create a work of your own ceramic artwork to add to exhibition.

We will then visit the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at the Grade II Listed Upper Campfield Market to meet festival directors Ann-Marie Franey & Angela Mann and enjoy an introduction and tour. Now in its 11th year, the event brings together over 150 talented designer-makers from around the country selected by a panel of experts.

Finally, we will visit The Manchester Contemporary at Manchester Central when we will take you on a tour of our curated highlights of the art fair, including informative introductions to fellow exhibiting gallerists and artists.

Now in its tenth year, The Manchester Contemporary takes a uniquely artist-focused approach, inviting the most exciting international and UK galleries to participate.

Building on our long-standing partnership, this year Castlefield Gallery and Venture Arts are pleased to be presenting Spilling Out at The Manchester Contemporary 2018. Spilling Out will include new and existing works in a range of mediums including ceramics, drawing, print, textiles and paint. The joint presentation will profile artists living and working in the North West region; Frances Disley, Barry Anthony Finan, Jennie Franklin, Katie Tomlinson, John Powell-Jones, Ahmed Mohammed and Leslie Thompson.

The cost for the afternoon for Patrons is £20 per person
OR £25 per person for Guardians.
*Guardians and Patrons can bring guests for an additional £25 per person
*This includes brunch, entry to the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair and The Manchester Contemporary and afternoon coffee.

Please RSVP to or by phone on 0161 832 8034.  All of the venues will be within a short walking distance, but please do not hesitate in letting us know if you would like transport to be arranged.