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Buy Art Fair Fringe

As part of the tenth year celebrations, Buy Art Fair has launched an official fringe which sees events and activities happening across the city throughout the week and a host of special offers at some of Manchester's top bars and restaurants during the fair, only available with your Buy Art Fair ticket. There's also 10% off room rates at The Principal Hotel, so why not make a weekend of it?

Fringe Events

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09:00
  1. The Principal Manchester
    To mark its first anniversary, The Principal Hotel Manchester will host an exhibition of work by Manchester photographer Craig Barker, as part of the tenth edition of Buy Art Fair. The Principal Manch ...
15:30
  1. Manchester Art Gallery
    Art In Business has been launched by the organisers of Buy Art Fair to bring the Northern business community closer to the it's art ecology. You are invited to an exclusive and unique event where a panel of respected art professionals will discuss the theory and practicalities of personal art collecting, corporate art collecting, art investment, and patronage.
09:00
  1. The Principal Manchester
    To mark its first anniversary, The Principal Hotel Manchester will host an exhibition of work by Manchester photographer Craig Barker, as part of the tenth edition of Buy Art Fair. The Principal Manch ...
12:00
  1. Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces
    New live art from Belgium-based artist duo CMMC (Céline Mathieu and Myrthe van der Mark). Following unspoken codes and rules, drawn from ritual and religion, the durational performance alternates betw ...
12:30
  1. Manchester Central
    This tour takes in some beautiful art, some incredible art and some downright terrible art. It underlines the fact the streets of a city provide a free art gallery if you have eyes to see. The tour al ...
13:00
  1. Castlefield Gallery
    Using simple, repeated gestures, artist Lisa Watts unlocks the beauty and the spectacular in what are otherwise mundane items. Not a Decorator was first exhibited and performed at SIA Gallery (Sheffie ...
18:00
  1. Chetham's Library
    Join Brass Art for an intimate torchlit tour of the public and hidden spaces of Chetham’s Library and medieval building.
09:00
  1. The Principal Manchester
    To mark its first anniversary, The Principal Hotel Manchester will host an exhibition of work by Manchester photographer Craig Barker, as part of the tenth edition of Buy Art Fair. The Principal Manch ...
12:00
  1. Paradise Works
    Paradise Works is a brand-new artist-led space and gallery on the Salford and Manchester border. This cross disciplinary community of 30 emerging and established artists open their studios to the publ ...
  2. Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces
    New live art from Belgium-based artist duo CMMC (Céline Mathieu and Myrthe van der Mark). Following unspoken codes and rules, drawn from ritual and religion, the durational performance alternates betw ...
13:00
  1. Castlefield Gallery
    Using simple, repeated gestures, artist Lisa Watts unlocks the beauty and the spectacular in what are otherwise mundane items. Not a Decorator was first exhibited and performed at SIA Gallery (Sheffie ...
15:00
  1. Chapel Street, Salford
    Join award winning artist Simon Buckley and guide Emma Fox for this fascinating tour around the River Irwell and Chapel Street areas of Salford and Manchester. Simon will show work from his current NQ ...

Special Offers

The Principal Manchester

The Principal Manchester

Save 10% off our best available bedroom rates when you stay at The Principal Manchester over the Buy Art Fair weekend. Please quote BAF17 when booking.

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23% off at Cloud 23

23% off at Cloud 23

23% of food & drinks at Cloud 23 with your Buy Art Fair ticket.

Please book via email or call directly on 0161 870 1670 Beetham Tower, 303 Deansgate M3 4LQ

25% off at Podium Restaurant & Bar

25% off at Podium Restaurant & Bar

25% of food & drink at Podium Restaurant & Bar.

Please book via email or call directly on 0161 870 1670 Beetham Tower, 303 Deansgate M3 4LQ

Complimentary Cocktail & 20% Off Food at Grafene

Complimentary Cocktail & 20% Off Food at Grafene

Get a complimentary cocktail and 20% off food at Grafene throughout the Buy Art Fair weekend (27-29 October).

Grafene's ever-evolving menu is a refined take on British eating at its flavoursome best, sourced from local and artisan suppliers, inspired by what great British food should be, enjoyed in a relaxed dining setting. Please quote Buy Art Fair when booking and show your fair ticket on arrival.

Supported by

U+I

Jack Arts

Manchester Evening News

Principal Manchester

iNews

Manchester City Council

Manchester School of Art

Cheadle Hulme School

Landmark Investments Group

5plus architects

Artisan

Farrow & Ball

J W Lees

Cass Art

Own Art