Buy Art Fair

Celebrating ten years of the North’s favourite art fair. See thousands of pieces of art from one hundred exhibiting galleries and artists and enjoy free kids activities under the tipi courtesy of CASS Art.

Now recognised as one of the UK’s leading festivals of visual arts, Buy Art Fair 2017, featuring The Manchester Contemporary, will bring galleries and artists to Manchester from across the UK. Over 3,000 original artworks will be for sale and there will be a host of exclusive events and activities at the fair and across the city.

27-29 October 2017 at Manchester Central

Find us at...

  • Buy Art Fair
  • Manchester Central
  • Windmill Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 3GX

Our family-friendly offer

Adult Weekend tickets are £5 each and kids go free.


Manchester Central is designed for maximum accessibility at all our events. Most exhibition space is on the ground floor/street level and can be easily accessed via the main entrance. Entrances are fully accessible and our foyer entrances are sensor-activated. Events on the first floor can be accessed via stairs or lifts.

Signage uses pictorial symbols and there are contrasting graphics on the wall-to-floor glazing. Assistance dogs are welcome and there are an Induction Loop facilities in Exchange Auditorium and Central and Charter Foyers.

Manchester Central is committed to continually improving accessibility for the venue and always welcome feedback from visitors. Recent improvements include disability awareness staff training; refurbished toilet facilities; smooth paving over cobbled access areas; highlighted nosing and additional handrails; and Deaf Alerter - a radio-based fire alarm.

There is lots of room for wheelchairs and self-propelled wheelchairs are available for use within the venue. To enquire, contact the First Aid department on +44 (0)161 834 2700 ext. 2211 or email. Bookings should be made in advance as availability cannot be guaranteed otherwise.


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