Art Eat is a two-day visual art and street food festival celebrating all things creative and delicious with taste, sight, and sound sensations all along the elegant Ipswich Waterfront. This large festival with art, food, and community at its heart will be a vibrant, colourful, tasty, fun-packed and feel-good weekend taking place on Saturday 21stand Sunday 22ndSeptember 2019.
The festival is free to everyone and opening times are: Saturday 21stSeptember 11am – 7:30pm and Sunday 22ndSeptember 12pm – 7:30pm.
The festival announces two days of music with a spectacular line-up, a major exhibition at Dance East, a big Art Fair full of creative talent, a Cake Art Competition, 16 FREE art workshops and all of this on top of delicious street food, craft markets and four major urban art projects for Ipswich Town.
Over the weekend the festival will also host a two-day Art, Print and Craft Fair in the expansive ground floor foyer of the University of Suffolk. This will be a spectacular display of artists and crafters with 50 selected artists from Norwich, Chelmsford and London, as well as other local surrounding areas.
Art Eat Festival is a project created and lead by Daisy Lees from Arts La’Olam, and Iona Hodgson from We Create Projects, and is being gifted to the people of Ipswich thanks to funding from The Arts Council England, The National Lottery Community Fund, Women’s Centenary Fund, Stop Loan Sharks, and through the generous support of local sponsors.
Follow the festival on social media and online at www.arteatfestival.comto keep up to date with all the news. If you are interested in getting involved and volunteering for the festival, please sign up via the website.