Unfortunately due to the escalation in the spread of Coronavirus, Art for All is being postponed. Originally scheduled for Saturday 28th March, the event will be rearranged for later this year and we’ll let you know the new date as soon as possible. If you have any queries please contact Alison Berry alisonberry28@yahoo.com01892 770714 / 07763 188538.

Hartfield’s annual community art event, Art for All, returns on Saturday 28th March in St Mary’s Church, Hartfield. Free and open to all ages, everyone is encouraged to have a go at imaginative creative activities! The theme this year is Trees – a celebration of trees and their contribution to the environment.

Drop in any time and try as many activities as you like:

• Clothe a silver birch forest with leaves – painted leaves, origami leaves, jewelled leaves… 

• Sculpt forest animals in clay – hedgehogs, beetles, dormouse….

• Printmaking – have a go at making prints of tree rings

• Wood working – make coasters out of hazel and silver birch

• Play your part in a giant communal branch drawing

• Flip books – design your own flip book showing the growth of an oak tree from an acorn or a caterpillar crawling along a branch.

All the activities are free and there will be a food stall with lunch snacks and drinks (donations gratefully received). Art for All 2020 will be the fifth annual community art event organised by HARTS (Hartfield Arts & Theatre Society) and St Mary’s Church. The day is incredibly popular with nearly 200 people attending in previous years. All children must be accompanied.

HARTS organises a varied programme of cultural events in Hartfield throughout the year, from hosting touring theatre companies and musicians, running the slightly mad Human Fruit Machine at the village fete, holding Poems & Pints Nights in the Anchor Inn as well as taking part in the famous Hartfield Live Nativity. On 22nd May HARTS will be hosting a performance by The Carrivick Sisters in Hartfield Village Hall, one of the UK’s top young bluegrass and folk acts. 

HARTS came into being after the hugely successful community play “Parallel Lives” held in St Mary’s church in 2012. Our aim is to keep alive the camaraderie generated by the play and our meetings are always lively social occasions. If you would like to become involved with HARTS, find out more information about Art for All or other HARTS events, please visit, 01892 770714 / 07763 188538.