Art in Action 2015

What is Art in Action?

Inspired by the simple principle that people are fascinated when artists and craftsmen openly demonstrate their skills and discuss their work, Art in Action was born.


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Approximately 25,000 visitors come over four days to learn, buy and enjoy, exhibitions, classes and performances of 400 demonstrating artists, teachers, musicians and performers.

Watch Art in Action's First Annual Guest Lecture with Lord Harries of Pentregarth, former Bishop of Oxford and Lord (Melvyn) Bragg of Wigton, held at the 2013 event. The question they explore is, 'Is there a spiritual dimension to the arts? If so, in what does it consist?'