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Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints, offering visitors the experience of making an artwork purchase direct from the artists. You get to talk to the artist, hear the story behind their work and find out more about printmaking. Printfest is a rare opportunity for some of the best of the UK’s printmakers to gather under one roof, to share practice and learn from each other.

Printfest was founded in 2001 and is the UK’s foremost artist-led printmaking festival. The Printfest weekend is held each early May bank holiday at the Coronation Hall in the festival town of Ulverston, Cumbria. Printfest; Affordable art for all.

Printfest 2019 will kick off with the Opening Talk on May 2nd from the Printfest Printmaker of the Year 2019 and Printmakers' Printmaker 2018 Flora McLachlan. Open Saturday 4th May and Sunday 5th May 2019.

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  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed


Coronation Hall,
County Square,
CA12 7AG


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Map reference: SD 301783  Lat: 54.19587 Long: -3.07165

Enter Ulverston from the East on the A590. At the roundabout take the last exit off on Brewery Street (84 parking spaces). At the top turn left into Fountain Street (120 parking spaces). At the mini roundabout turn left onto King Street. Continue onto Queen Street then turn left into Theatre Street (45 parking spaces) which takes you down to County Square. The Coronation Hall is on the east side of the Square with Printfest flags and banners to welcome you.

Parking: with charge

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