"Sidewalk art at its best"
Every Sunday, Bayswater Road in London W2 is transformed into the world's liveliest open-air art show.
Sidewalk-art at its best, this world famous show on the railings of Kensington Gardens is licensed by Westminster City Council. The Princess Diana Memorial Garden, the Peter Pan statue, the Italian Garden, the Serpentine and the world's favourite Oxford Street shops are all nearby.
Over 150 artists and craftsmen display their own original works - meet the artists and choose from thousands of different exhibits. There are oil paintings, acrylics, watercolours, drawings, pastels, in fact pictures in every medium, size, and subject from contemporary abstracts and traditional landscapes to the tiniest miniature flower paintings.
All exhibits are for sale direct from the artist at studio prices and what you see is what you get - you take your purchase away with you immediately. We are experienced in catering for overseas visitors and can advise on packing and shipping. Paintings can be safely rolled and packed in tubes for taking home as hand luggage, and most artists are happy to sell pictures without the frame if you wish.
Some artists have exhibited at the Royal Academy, many are established names that are known worldwide, some are unknowns who may be the Van Gogh of tomorrow.
Art and craft work on display every Sunday. It's a lively exhibition and the artists are happy to discuss anything, from their work to the latest hot news items. There are many pubs and restaurants nearby, including the historic Swan Pub, The Royal Lancaster Cafe, McDonalds etc.
The show has been established over 50 years and is the largest regular open air show in the world. We're open 8am to 6pm every Sunday throughout the year and even in winter we're here until it gets dark.
Nearest Underground stations are Lancaster Gate and Queensway.