The Living Art Show- Body Painting Festival is a creative and visual extravaganza, an event that combines a feast of magnificent body painted models alongside musicians and performance artistes.

The Living Art Show


Come and join us this eclectic blend of face and body painters artistes, models, creative’s and photographers at our 2023- Body painting festival Extravaganza- It takes place on the 25th to 27th August at the Maui Waui Festival, Hill Farm Gressenhall, Dereham, NR19 2NR.

Welcome to The Living Art Show our fabulous yearly body painting festival, which takes place on the August Bank Holiday Weekend @ the Maui Waui Festival

The Living Art Show Body Painting Festival 2023 weekend includes. A full one day face and decolletage or full body painting experience on the Saturday, then watch your created art works headline the main stage on the Saturday night at 5pm. From 12noon on the Sunday we create looks for our Sunday Cat walk and after show party Celebrations. There are also opportunities to paint the public. Plus a U.V paint party cavern on the Saturday night! It is one not to be missed.

The Living Art Show Body Painting Festival  2023

The theme for this years Living Art Show Body painting Festival is SIXTIES!       

Due to our founder special birthday which we will be celebrating on the Sunday with and after show party!

If you’d like to join us for this years amazing show let us know! Or Follow the blue button link below to book

The show is open to all levels of make up artistes and students too….we are a friendly bunch so if you have not painted before, what’s stopping you!!!

Come and join the fun!

This event is for anyone that enjoys art, loves to paint, likes music and loves to have fun.

The Living Art Show Body Painting Festival 2023 weekend will include

  • Saturday 9.30 till 4.30pm body painting and face and decolletage painting extravaganza
  • Show case main stage (Live on line with Maui Waui) Sat Evening 5pm
  • UV cavern party Sat night 8pm till late
  • Sunday – Body paint competition 12-3pm
  • There are also opportunities to paint the public
  • This years show also includes extra celebration on Sunday with an after show party! To celebrate our founders 60TH!



We look forward to another amazing festival

More information and fees below pics-

We wish to thanks all of our team including back stage organisation the models, painters, demonstrators, photographers and our fab show SPONSORS Paintopia, SNAZAROO, STARGAZER, KRYOLAN, MAGIC BOX and GLITTERTASTICS.

Liz, Claire and the Living Art Show Team  

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This event is for anyone that enjoys art, likes music and loves to have fun.

For more information on the “The Living Art Show”

To enter the competition as a body painter or apply to model at the event or to come as photographer or to watch the show email thelivingartshow@gmail.com

Painters entry £60 open to all levels – Early Bird Prices Still Available

Painters may paint individual or in pairs

There are three categories Individual Pairs or Student, which will all be judged individually on the Saturday

Student competition entry £40

Models £50 book as a model and you will enter the selection process, you will be added to the face book pages, you can then upload your images and availability and our fab painters will pick you from there. Any models not chosen will be entitled to a full refund of paid fees unless you choose to attend the weekend.

Guests £50

One day Saturday pass Models or painters £40

Children FOC names will need to be registered for entry

This is the total cost for you for one two or x3 days

This includes entry to the festival plus the living art show plus all of the festival events and camping is inclusive!

Booking links Two booking links top one is artiste bottom link for models……

The Living Art Show- Check out the video of our 2017 show here.

2018 Images

2017 – Glitter competition line up


2017 Body painting  Catwalk show winners and line up

Aerial Trapeze – Model Haylee Mae Edwards

Artiste – Linda Baker

2014 Winners

2014 Prizes sponsored by Kryolan UK and Seventa Image

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