Paint Out Norfolk 2023 Exhibition & Private View

Paint Out Norfolk takes place 13-22 July. 100+ plein air artists touring city and towns, coast and countryside. Eight painting days in the summer sun! The rolling exhibition of around 100 new daily artworks will be on display throughout the week and 300+ on the final day drawn from 800+ created during the full event. The catalogue will be available here later in the event week.

Award Presentation at Paint Out Norfolk 2023
Award Presentation at Paint Out Norfolk 2023

Sworders Fine Art – our headline sponsor this year – are also on site during the afternoon and evening of the Private View (20th and TBC 21st-22nd) offering a free valuation service for any art or antique that you can carry (Antiques Roadshow style) especially but not exclusively paintings. If it’s a collection, bring one and photographs of the rest.

This year the judges include art historian and award-winning author Frances Spalding; art history at UEA alumni, Aylsham Picture House chair, art and antiques expert on Dickinson’s Real Deal, James Layte; and Andrew Bowyer, formerly head of Phillips’ Picture Department, and Sotheby’s Old Masters and now a Fine Art Consultant for Sworders

Please RSVP to the Private View & Awards or Exhibition below.

Exhibition Location

Large open-sided marquee next to Flint Barn Café, Whitlingham Lane, Trowse, Norwich, NR14 8TR. Food & drinks vendors some evenings.

Check out our Google Map of where we are painting around Norfolk each day.

Painting Locations

Artist Rob Adams, Paint Out, Norfolk, Oil, 8x8in, £200. Paint Out Norfolk 2022
Artist Rob Adams, Paint Out Norfolk 2022

Thursday 13th July – Whitlingham and Norwich

Friday 14th July – Whitlingham and Norwich

Saturday 15th July – Flatford Mill, Munnings & Dedham, Suffolk

Sunday 16th July – Sennowe Park (private) & Aylsham, Buxton etc

Monday 17th July – North Norfolk Coast (Wells, Morston, Blakeney etc)

Tuesday 18th July – Broads & East Norfolk Coast (Winterton etc) inc Great Yarmouth

Wednesday 19th July – Bylaugh Hall Gardens (private) and Wensum Valley

Thursday 20th July – Whitlingham, Trowse and Norwich

Opening Times

Artist Kate Gabriel, Paint Out Hub Red Ropes, Whitlingham, Oil, 10x12in, £275. Paint Out Norfolk 2020
Artist Kate Gabriel, Paint Out Hub: Red Ropes, Whitlingham

15th July 7-8pm (subject to change and at other times if the Marquee is open)16th July 8-10am & 6-8pm (subject to change and at other times if the Marquee is open)

17th July 8-10am (subject to change and at other times if the Marquee is open)

18th July 8-10am & 5-8pm (subject to change and at other times if the Marquee is open)

19th July 8-10am (subject to change and at other times if the Marquee is open)

20th July 6-8pm Private View & Awards & Sworders Art Appraisal (RSVP below to confirm attendance)

21st July 9-8pm Exhibition open all day, Live Flamenco & Classical Guitar, South African Food vendor (5-8pm)

22nd July 9-6pm Exhibition open all day (we will be taking down the exhibition from 6pm)


James Colman packages a sold artwork in the posh paintout takeaway pizza box. Photo by Katy Jon Went
James Colman packages a sold artwork in the fresh art flatpack pizza box. 

Purchased paintings can be collected from 7pm on the 20th, through the weekend and afterwards by arrangement. 

If you’ve seen a painting you are interested in please visit the event online gallery or contact 07432 608015 / 07808 970429 to purchase


We supported MIND in 2020 raising £1000 and in 2021 we raised £1650 for Young Norfolk Arts which “provides opportunities for children and young people to create and engage with creativity and culture across Norfolk.”. 2022’s charity was towards DEC/Ukraine relief.

Exhibition, Private View & Awards RSVP

Or call 07432 608015


Paint Out Norfolk 2022 Gallery  Paint Out Norfolk 2021 Gallery  Paint Out Norfolk 2020 Gallery