Trail Dates 2021 – First 2 weekends in May
Sat, Sun, Mon, May 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Sat, Sun, May 8th, 9th

This is a Call to Artists of Trails past and to those considering joining us for the first time in 2021…the moment has arrived!


You will be taken to our Artist Registration page with its Information for Artists and please read down to the Guidance Notes for Artists
There is everything you need to know about the entry procedure and the ethos behind the event. It includes information about:

  • Who can take part
  • Dates to be available and the commitment required
  • The type of work you can exhibit
  • Premises and sharing
  • What the fee includes and how to make your payment
  • Planning the event in uncertain covid times

You will also find the user-friendly Artist Registration Form – you will be able to upload your images, add a description of your work, your artist’s statement and Venue details.

Have a look at the JOIN US pages on the website or the FAQs for more information.
Send an email to if you have any queries or would like assistance.


Registration Fee £75 payable by all 2021 participating artists – this reduced fee is an exception for the 2021 Trail only.

Each artist is to register and pay as an individual.
(2020 artists please note: the 2020 fee will not be carried over to 2021- refer to Newsletters sent in March 2020)

Registration will close on 30th November 2020
No late entries can be accepted.

For 2021, there is an upper limit of 180 artists – on a first come first served basis.
Once 180 artists have registered, no more entries will be accepted. 



It is impossible to predict, at this early stage, whether the Trail can go ahead in a May 2021.
 So we have devised a 4 phase plan of action to best deal with changing times in 2020 – 2021.

Please be sure to read about our 4 Phase Plan for 2021 so you can consider your own pros and cons for taking part in the 2021 Trail. You can find the information:

At the moment the outcome is uncertain and there is a risk of losing your fee, but only if we are unfortunate enough to have to cancel at the last minute.


Though times are uncertain, we do hope you feel you would enjoy giving it a go and joining us as we aim to make the 2021 Trail an exciting reality.

If you know of another artist or visitor who might be interested, please spread the word and forward this Newsletter. Thank you.

We look forward to receiving your registration.

Kind regards,


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    2nd November, 2020

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    Nicola Hancock

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