The weather is set fair for Sheffield’s 7th annual Art in the Gardens takes place at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens this weekend – Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September 2010 between 10.30am – 5.30pm.

The Art in the Gardens event is arguably the largest outdoor art exhibition in the north of England with artists and craft makers from all over the UK.

Visitors can use this wonderful opportunity to buy the perfect piece of art or craft direct from the artist, whilst enjoying the perfect surroundings that the gardens have to offer.  Thousands of works of art and craft on exhibition.

The events on offer for visitors include: a Celebrity Portrait Competition, with the excellent Comedian and BBC Radio Sheffield Breakfast show host, Toby Foster, being the willing subject, an Outdoor sculpture on the lawns, Children’s Art Activity Village, Young Painters of the Year Exhibits and a Live Music and Performance Stage.
Event Admission Adults £5, accompanied children under 16 FREE
Free Park and Ride bus service from Tesco Abbeydale Road Park and Ride car park, every 20 minutes between 10am and 6pm on both Saturday and Sunday.
Preview Evening on Friday 3rd September 6.30pm – 10.00pm, is a wonderful opportunity to be amongst the first to view and snap up the bargains and favourite pieces of artwork on display, whilst enjoying a glass of wine and a great atmosphere.  £6 ticket admits two adults.

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