Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Festival Returns to Somerset House

Released on: April 03, 2013, 11:56 am
Industry: Travel

Discounted rates across city hotels announced to coincide with leading arts fair

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- One of London's most accessible art fairs is to make a welcome return to the capital in April. Somerset House will again play host to the Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Festival, which offers an eclectic mix of artworks for sale to the public from just £10. LondonTown.com has announced specially discounted hotel rates for art-lovers looking for cheap London hotels for the festival.

This will be Pick Me Up's fourth year after its hugely successful launch as the UK 's first contemporary graphic arts festival in April 2010. As well as bringing together art collectives, galleries and independent graphic artists from across the world to display and sell their works, a range of unique workshops and activities will be laid on too.

This year visitors to the festival can enjoy some rare workshop treats, including doodling along with comedy cartoonists Modern Toss and Shaun the Sheep model-making workshops with award-winning animation studio Aardman. There will also be the annual Portfolio Surgery and workshops given by the artist in residence - Rob Ryan in 2010, Anthony Burrill in 2011, and the Peepshow Collective in 2012.

The 11-day festival kicks off on 18th April, until 28th April, with tickets from £8, and festival passes available for £15. Art-lovers looking for cheap London hotels will find specially discounted rates at a variety of hotels close to Somerset House on the LondonTown.com site right now.

For the duration of the festival, the lavish 5-star ME London, situated just 2 minutes from the art fair, will be offering a 68% discount to LondonTown.com customers, with double rooms available from £225.

Also on the Strand, just a 3-minute walk from Somerset House, the wonderfully art deco Strand Palace Hotel London is offering double rooms from just £103, giving LondonTown.com customers a 66% discount on the standard rate. http://www.LondonTown.com

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