A LUXURY hotel on the outskirts of Chester has revealed details of a new event being staged next month.

The team at Carden Park Hotel will host the special 'Art Weekend' from Friday, March 1, to Sunday, March 3.

The event, curated in collaboration with fine art and sculpture company Winsor Birch and its founder and esteemed art curator, Grant Ford, promises to be an attractive experience for art enthusiasts and novices alike, with FREE entry to all.

Carden Park will showcase a stunning collection of fine art and sculptures by leading British Artists and sculptures which visitors can leisurely appreciate or opt to make a purchase.

Throughout the weekend, a knowledgeable art team will be present to address any enquiries and delve deeper into the pieces.

The exhibition, which is set against the backdrop of the hotel’s grounds and the interiors of Goldie’s Lounge, will be open from 9am to 5pm, offering both hotel guests and visitors a complimentary access pass to immerse themselves in the world of art.

Weekend Highlights

Sculpture Walk & Talk

Saturday, March 2 at 11am:

On the Saturday at 11am, Carden Park's specialist curator and BBC Antiques Roadshow Expert, Grant Ford, will lead a guided 'Sculpture Walk & Talk’ which will explore the new and captivating works for the upcoming season. The 45-minute guided Walk & Talk, will allow guests to gain insights from the talented Grant Ford, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the art world and will showcase his favourite pieces from the exhibition, sharing what makes them so appealing to him.

The complimentary session will commence at Carden Park Hotel’s reception and will be followed by tea and coffee in Goldies Lounge.


'Every Picture Tells a Story' Art Talk
Saturday, March 2, at 4pm:

Later on the same day, at 4:00 pm, Grant Ford will captivate an audience with his renowned presentation, 'Every Picture Tells a Story.' Drawing from his 37 years in the international auction world, Grant will share fascinating stories behind significant artworks, delving into the evolution of fashion within the art industry. The talk will be held in The Shooting Suite, with complimentary teas and coffees provided.


Art Valuation by Winsor Birch
Sunday , March 3, at 10.30am:

On the Sunday at 10:30am, Winsor Birch's expert team will offer complimentary picture-only art valuations in Goldie’s Lounge. Grant Ford, founder of Winsor Birch and trusted fine art specialist, will share his extensive knowledge of the art market. Interested visitors are encouraged to book appointments in advance, with early registration recommended.