Art in the Squares Application Form

Registration will take place at the Jubilee Hall, Great Cranford St, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3BW between 10am and 12 noon on Saturday 22nd June.

All artists of all abilities are invited to join for a day of art – whether you are a regular outdoor/en plein air artist or not.

Under 16’s should register on the day in the Jubilee Hall. Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult.

There will be two categories, ‘Established Artist’ and ‘Enthusiast’ – with generous cash prizes for a winner and runner-up in each category.

To take part, please register below. Registration is £8.
Ts&Cs can be found below the form

Your Details


Art in the Squares

Please select the Square you would like to paint in – for information about each Square, please see the information below.
Are you?(Required)
Do you regularly sell your work?
Do you have an Artists website?

If the answer to either of these is ‘Yes’ you qualify as an Established Artist
If the answer to both questions above is ’No’ you qualify as an Enthusiast


Please enter your card details, expiry date and security code.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Terms & Conditions

Art in The Squares – is open to any artist who has registered.
Your artwork must be created on the day. You may create as many as you would like, and there’s no size restriction. *see advisory notes
Painting is from 10am – 5pm, with prize-giving thereafter.
Registration is from The Jubilee Hall, where you sign-in on the day.
The back of each canvas/board/surface you plan to use will be stamped with our logo, as a guarantee that your work has been created on 22nd June 2024.
You can create as many images as you like, but only one single work can be put forward for judging.
If your artwork is judged in the top two, you’ll be invited to feature it at Art in Poundbury’s Christmas Exhibition 2024, at Jubilee Hall.
All entries, not just the winning works will be displayed on our website.
Notice of 48 hours in advance will be given of any decision to postpone the event due to bad weather, your registration fee will be non-refundable.

*Advisory notes
For consideration of your work to be displayed at The Duchess of Cornwall Inn during the July showcase there are size restrictions to be considered.
For display on the mezzanine level work should be no larger than 55cm x 42cm (width)
For display on the ground floor no larger than 63cm x 52cm (width)
These are framed measurements and consideration should be given to canvas display only, perhaps providing opportunity to consider pricing.

Information about each Square

Art In The Squares Locations

Shelter under Monart Spa arches and Duchess Umbrellas
Toilets in The Duchess; Jubilee Hall
Refreshments from Waitrose, Duchess of Cornwall Inn
Architecture, Trees, Statues

Queen Mother Square Poundbury

Limited shelter under arches of Royal Pavilion
Toilets in The Jubilee Hall
Refreshments from Waitrose, Duchess of Cornwall Inn
Landscape Views
2 minutes from Jubilee Hall

Royal Pavilion Green

Toilets in The Garden Centre
Refreshments from The Engine Room
Gardens, Trees, Architecture, Sculpture
3 minutes from Jubilee Hall

Duchy Farmhouse

Toilets in the Jubilee Hall
Gardens, Trees, Architecture, Statue
Refreshments at Coffee Longe, Crown Street
4 minutes from Jubilee Hall

Coade Square

Gardens, Colourful Architecture
Refreshments Coffee Lounge, Crown Street
7 minutes from Jubilee Hall

Hayward Square