The 2017 festival will take place from Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd July.

Medway Open Studios & Arts Festival 2016 offered 19 venues to visit and a plethora of artists to meet. From live street art to traditional watercolours, hand casting to printmaking, and jewellery to photography. For the 2017 festival we have 22 venues to explore.

We’re looking for even more creative people and organisations to take part each year and welcome schools, colleges and community groups wishing to showcase their creative work as well as artists, designers, performers and crafts people. Applications are now closed for 2017, the deadline was Friday 14th April 2017.

The 2018 festival will take place on Saturday 14 to Sunday 22 July.

Thinking about applying next year? – please read the FESTIVAL GUIDELINES 2017 and have a look at the registration form most relevant to you or your organisation. We will be posting updated forms for 2018 in due course.