The history of Buy Art Fair in photos, from 2008 to 2016, including the launch of The Manchester Contemporary, Frank Cohen In Conversation, works by internationally renowned artists Damien Hirst, JJ Adams, Grayson Perry and Tracy Emin, celebrity visitors including the Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder and Coronation Street's Anthony Cotton and Mikey North, fantastic food, eclectic venues and much more.
One of the World's Top 200 Art Collectors Frank Cohen 'In Conversation' with Thom Hetherington.
Visitor numbers break 7,000 and sales reach £591,000.
The fair cafe previewed award-winning Bangers & Bacon's new Beastro concept and art-inspired cakes from MilkJam.
Work by Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry and Tracy Emin sell at the fair.
Cloud Gallery give away 50 limited edition JJ Adams prints each day of the fair from their stand in Buy Art Fair.
Crowds queue in the hope of being one of the lucky ones to get a free limited edition JJ Adams print.
Print workshops take place in Buy Art Fair for the first time in association with Hotbed Press.
One of the 'Top 200 Collectors in the World', Frank Cohen voices his support for the fair on BBC Radio 4 after attending.
Buy Art Fair moves to Old Granada Studios for the next three years. Sales reach half a million pounds.
The Manchester Contemporary moves into the Old Construction Workshop at Old Granada Studios.
JJ Adams reveals his latest piece which sells out within minutes of the fair opening.
Artist, musician, writer and record producer Bill Drummond exhibits work at The Manchester Contemporary.
The Manchester Contemporary commissions a piece of work by Nathaniel Mellor, in partnership with Ceri Hand.
The second edition of Buy Art Fair takes place at Urbis.
The 'red dot' logo is used to create the fair's own tape and the design is used across this year's creative design.