Manchester Art Fair - Williams BMW

Williams BMW Returns to Manchester Art Fair With Immersive Backdrop to The First BMW i5.

Williams BMW is launching its support for the Peak District National Park, by showcasing some of the area’s most exciting artists, to create an immersive backdrop at the highly anticipated Manchester Art Fair.

The sixteenth edition of Manchester Art Fair is running this November (2023) from an evening preview on Friday 17th November (5pm-9pm) through to Sunday 19th November until 4pm - this event is not one to miss! Held in the historic - and iconic - Manchester Central, Manchester Art Fair is for the collector, the curator and the simply curious.

It’s part of our support for Peak District National Park and The Recharge in Nature Project, which encourages sustainable tourism by enhancing the availability of electric car charging points in areas of outstanding natural beauty.

We’re showcasing works by three of the Peak District’s most exciting artists: Giles Davies, Bethan Nadin and Louise Edwards. Their art is inspired by their surroundings and will create a mesmerising backdrop for the brand-new BMW i5 and BMW iX1 electric models for you to experience first-hand.

As the longest serving BMW retailer in the North West, we are committed to supporting local cultural and environmental initiatives. We are delighted to return to the Manchester Art Fair for the second year with an exciting showcase - announcing the arrival of the first all-electric BMW i5 and celebrating our support for the Peak District National Park, Recharge in Nature Project.
Guy Adams, Managing Director of Williams Group

A chance to meet the 100% electric i5

Join the electric revolution with the all-new BMW i5. We’ll be showcasing the i5 at Manchester Art Fair, where the modern-day powerhouse will be on display throughout the weekend.

With the BMW i5, “range anxiety” is a thing of the past as the vehicle boasts an impressive 357 miles of range on a single charge.

Beautifully streamlined and oozing luxury, the i5 is the first fully-electric five series and has the power to match the style - accelerating from 0-62mph in just 6 seconds.

Explore the wonders of the peak district with the BMW i5, test drive today.

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All-Electric Vehicles on Display

We're looking forward to welcoming you to Manchester Art Fair, where we'll be proudly displaying two electric vehicles.

The first is the strong and reliable BMW iX1, ready to greet you in the foyer with its striking and impressive features such as the oversized double kidney grille and light-blue accents throughout. From there you will journey through the perfectly curated artwork of Manchester Art Fair to find the sleek, sophisticated, and first of its kind: the BMW i5.

What to Expect at Manchester Art Fair...

Take the chance to meet the artists proudly exhibiting their work which is directly inspired by their picturesque surroundings of the Peak District; artwork below by Giles Davies (left), Bethan Nadin (middle) and Louise Edwards (right).

What Else is Happening?

  • A variety of talks from different artists across the nation; including an art talk from our partnered artists at 4.30pm on Saturday 18th November.
  • Williams BMW showcasing a unique and electrifying experience in partnership with BMW, Peak District National Park and three exceptionally talented artists.
  • The chance to meet and talk with three top-artists from in and around the Peak District who are passionate about the project and the beauty of the park.
  • In addition to art classes and demos for adults and children alike, including fascinating print demonstrations from Hot Bed Press.

Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities; the vaulted arches and station clock have made the venue an iconic city feature for more than 140 years.

Key Information

Preview Evening (Friday 17th November) - 5pm until 9pm

Saturday 18th November - 10am until 6pm

Sunday 19th November - 10am until 4pm

Manchester Art Fair is held in Manchester Central Convention Complex. The Address is:

Manchester Central
Petersfield M2 3GX

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