Open air art shows to liven up Ferragudo

An open air art fair will be held along the picturesque port of Ferragudo every Saturday from June 15 to August 17.

The event is being organised by Arte Algarve gallery in Lagoa.

Starting at 6pm and running until midnight, the quayside will be available from the Old Bridge to the Mercado Municipal. Painters, sculptors and artisans are all welcome to sell their own work, with each stall having its own lighting.

Ferragudo is already famous for its Saturday nights. A well-known band performs in the adjacent central square, and thousands of people regularly come to enjoy the atmosphere.

There are some basic rules for participating artists: they can show only their own work, and industrial (mass produced) articles are strictly prohibited. There is space every Saturday for up to 40 artists.

Participation costs €100 for the first block of five evenings (June 15, 22, 29 and July 6 and 13) and €100 for the second block (July 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17). If you book all 10 you get 10% discount (total amount: €180).

[email protected] (bookings required before March 30)