The largest and most prestigious art fairs in the North, return to Manchester this September 26 – 28.

The Buy Art Fair and Manchester Contemporary, also has a new venue as well as over £1m worth of art from over eighty national and international galleries will be adorning the walls of Old Granada Studios on Quay Street.

The fair promises works ranging from £50 to £5,000+ and include original prints, sculptures and paintings from established and emerging artists.

Exhibiting for the first time is highly qualified art consultant and dealer Olivia Connelly.

The Brighton based gallery, which specialises in modern, contemporary and Pop art will be showcasing the work of a number of artists representative of these genres including: Gerald Laing, Mark Vessey, Marcus Torres, Waleska Nomura and Gustavo Ortis.

Sitting alongside Buy Art Fair and adding further prestige to the line-up is The Manchester Contemporary, a curated art event that gives a platform to emerging galleries and their artists using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Invited galleries include Vitrine, Carroll/Fletcher, Workplace Gallery, IMT Gallery and The International 3.

Managing Director of Buy Art Fair, Thom Hetherington, said: “The quality of galleries and artists showing at this year’s event is outstanding. It is great to see galleries returning every year to sell the new work of their artists while we are delighted to welcome several new galleries to this year’s fair.”

The three days will also include guided tours, gallery introductions, live music and pop up restaurants complete the three day event line up.

Only 10,000 free tickets available so don’t miss out – register online now at /


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