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Westover Gardens Art and Makers Market

Enjoy art in the gardens at one of the longest running open-air exhibitions in the country.

Set up over 60 years ago as Pine Walk, Westover Gardens Art and Makers Market is a popular place for artists to show their work, and for art lovers to browse, buy and discuss work with the artists.  

The exhibition is open to artists creating work for all to enjoy, including photographers, digital artists, sculptors and painters working in a range of media. 

You can find more information and the latest updates on the Westover Gardens Facebook page.

Where to find the market

Westover Gardens Art and Makers Market is on Pine Walk, Lower Gardens, Westover Road BH1 2BU.

Opening times 

The market is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am to 5pm. In the busier summer season, and if weather allows, it may also be open during the rest of the week.

Showing your work 

All types of art are considered for the exhibition space, so please email to discuss your work and see how we can work with you in the space. 

Someone is on site daily when open, who manages the day to day operation on behalf of the council.

New exhibitors 

Exhibiting at the market is a real opportunity to grow and develop as an artist. Do not worry if you've not exhibited before as our more established artists will give you lots of valuable advice on how to present and sell your work. 


All prices include VAT. All dates must be booked in advance.

Ticket typeCost
Daily ticket per stand £12
Weekly block ticket £75

How to book

Before booking, please read the terms and conditions. You can book a space by emailing We will check that space is available and arrange payment by card over the phone.

Hiring the space 

Schools or community groups sometimes show their work here too. Email if you’re interested in hiring stands at the market.