Barkingside’s summer of outdoor art programme at Ken Aston Square FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER

Barkingside Art Club will hold free art workshops and a Pop Up Market with food, crafts and arts at their space under the arches at the Ken Aston Square, together with a Mobile Pop Up Art Gallery giving an opportunity to local creatives whose work embraces diversity and inclusion to sell and display their work, and network with other local artist. 



PopUp Market

We are delighted to offer a space for local artists and craftspeople as well as local food vendors that wish to be part of the event. We especially welcome BAME artists and those from working class backgrounds, artists with disabilities, learning difficulties or mental health issues.

If you are a local artist, craftsperson or food vendor and you would like to have a stall to show and sell your work at the Barkingside Art Club Pop Up Market, please complete the form below and send it to admin@barkingsideartclub.com together with images of your work.

Pop Up Market Stall Form

Stallholders must have Public Liability Insurance and fill in a Risk Assessment form. If you require any guidance on how to complete these requirements please get in touch.


Mobile Pop Up Art Gallery

We believe that creativity exists within us all, regardless of age, background or education, if you share this belief and are practising artist based in Redbridge, don’t miss this opportunity to show your work.

To utilise the space as best as possible artists with less than 4 pieces will exhibit within the Mobile Art Gallery group exhibition.

If you are interested in getting involved please complete the form below and send it to admin@barkingsideartclub.com together with images of your work.

Free Art Workshops

17th Aug (12pm-7pm) Aliens&Astranauts Mask Making and Photo Booth Free workshop booking required

21 Sept (12pm-7pm) Tambourines in Kandinsky style Free workshop booking required


Other activities in KEN ASTON SQUARE just outside Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre & Library delivered by Vision Redbridge’s Culture Team in partnership with Arts Council England NPO funded Without Walls consortium include:

Free Theatre of One Ensemble - 13 JULY 10am & 3pm

Urban Astronaut

11am and 3pm

Urban Astronaut provides a glimpse of a future that might be…where problems surrounding air pollution have grown to a crisis point, is there anyway back? The answer is found in a simple encounter with a young girl who provides the one thing the astronaut has lost... hope.


Urban Astronaut has been supported by Without Walls, and commissioned by Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts.

Ken Aston Square is Barkingside’s outdoor arts space at Fullwell Cross Library & Leisure Centre

For more information visit : www.redbridge.gov.uk/kas