Arts & Crafts Trail Booking Information

Call for Artists, Makers & Crafters!

2019’s inaugural Brightlingsea Regatta “POP-UP” Art Trail proved to be a huge success and by popular demand the trail will return to the Regatta in 2021. Venues will include all 3 water sports clubs as indoor venues!

Brightlingsea boasts a wide range of artists, artisans and crafters. The Regatta typically welcomes some 4000 visitors each year over the course of the two days.

The Brightlingsea Regatta 2021 will offer a choice of indoor hanging space/display tables for local art clubs, groups of exhibiting artists, collectives and individual makers & artists. Exhibitors are responsible for setting up and invigilating their own displays.

Our Venues:

Brightlingsea Sailing Club– The Arts & Crafts Tent, The Estuary Lounge, The Cadet Room and The Race Office

Colne Yacht Club– Dining room with tables & display boards for hanging

University Sailing Club– Hospitality area with tables and wall space

Fees for Arts & Crafts Areas 10th and 11th July 2020

Local artists Out of Town artists
Table in tent £30 £60
Wall space in Club £30 £60
Wall space + table £40 £70

Included is: Entry in the Brightlingsea Regatta Programme 2021 as part of the Arts & Crafts Trail & the Regatta Trail and on-site signage

Promotion as part of the event including website listings, press, radio and announcements during the event

Opportunity to showcase & sell art and craft work at this prestigious event and generate a following within the Brightlingsea & local art-scene.

For further information please email

Online bookings will open in early 2021