(BN26 6RX - postcode for the centre of Arlington)

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Invitation to local businesses

8-10th July 2011 first Arlington Arts Festival -
would YOU like to be involved??
Events include 4 art shows ( 2 in Wilmington, 1 in Alciston and 1 in Arlington ), guided tours of Arlington and Berwick Churches, classical concerts in Wilmington, Berwick and Arlington churches, Festival Cajun evening in Arlington, a Craft show in Arlington and an Art Trail covering Arlington, Berwick, Alciston, Selmeston, Wilmington and surrounding rural areas.
We have 14 guests coming from france including musicians, artists, craft makers and representatives of the Amis du Patrimoine Ponchois ( on an exchange visit following representatives from Arlington and Berwick attending their arts festival in May 2010 ).

How can you get involved?
We have artists looking for venues who may wish to display their work as part of the Art Trail. You may have an event planned which you would like to include as an Event listing in the Festival Programme. We are selling advertising space in the programme for local businesses, artists and organisations.

5000 full colour programmes will be printed and distributed in the run up to the Arts Festival. Other publicity will involve press releases to local papers and Art/s publications, posters at local venues and events, Facebook, Twitter and Blogspot entries, online advertising and mentions in Friday-Ad. Other local events that weekend include Uckfield Arts Festival and Michelham Priory Game & Country Fair. 

Inclusion in the Festival Programme is £15 for an event listing or for
a business card size advert.
CLOSING  DATE for applications: 15th APRIL.
Please send completed forms with your cheque payable to Arlington Arts Group to
 Josie Tipler, c/o Magpie Cottage, Hayreed Lane, Wilmington, Polegate, BN26 6RR.

Event Inclusion in the Arts Festival  £15
Name of Event:
Opening Hours:
Description: (25 words)

Name and contact details of organiser: (to go in programme)
Other contact details if applicable [not to go in the programme]
Entrance: (£ or if by donation who is this for)
Photo - please email a hi-res jpeg with your event name as the subject
Refreshments / Toilets/ Parking/ Disabled Access

To reserve advertising space in the Arlington Arts Festival Programme  £15
Contact Details
What are you advertising?

We will contact you to ask for your advert – the space is approximately the size of a business card – exact size TBC

Art Trail
 Please get in touch if would like to host the work of an artist / some artists for the Arts Festival. We will put you in touch with artists so you can deal with them directly. You will need to decide between you who will be responsible for making any sales, if there is a commission to be taken on sales, and who will be sending the Event