Key Dates

These are the normal key dates for the
timeline for Printfest

1st October:

Applications OPEN

7th January:

Application deadline for submissions


Selection process

31st January:

Notification of selection to artists

February, March & April:

Information for selected artists sent out


Printmaker of the Year and Printmakers’ Printmaker arrive and set up in the Main Hall
Opening Talk by Printmaker of the Year and Printmakers’ Printmaker
upstairs in the Supper Room at The Coro 6pm;
Bar opens at 5.30om


Artists arrive in Ulverston to put up their work
Sponsors select their winners; 5.30-6.30pm
Friends of Printfest Preview; from 5.30pm
Preview; 6.30-9pm
Presentation of Selected Print Awards; 7-8pm


Open to the public, 10am-5pm
4.45pm; Printmakers’ Printmaker Award and YOUNG Printmaker of the Year Awards announced


Open to the public, 10am-4pm
2pm; Visitor’ Choice Award announced
4pm; close
4.05pm; take down begins
Artists surveys collected in


May/June/July; evaluations from feedback


Feedback report published