Portrait artists

The Portrait Artist scheme currently runs with a set number of registered artists.

Pitches are located in 3 areas of Piccadilly Circus:

  • Swiss Court by the Glockenspiel
  • Leicester street
  • Charing Cross road

The scheme is open to registered portrait artists. There are not currently any opportunities for further portrait artists to be registered on the scheme.

The current portrait artist scheme is currently under review.

Read the conditions that apply to temporary licences for portrait artists.

Pitch allocation

Read our portrait artist grouping document to find out the order in which registered portrait artists will be called each week.

Swiss Court pitches

The following pitches in Swiss Court area have been booked by artists for the week commencing 18 February 2019.

Day Time Pitches
Monday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Tuesday AM Booked Booked  Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Wednesday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Thursday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Friday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Saturday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Sunday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked

Leicester Street pitches

The following pitches in Leicester Street have been booked by artists for the week commencing 18 February 2019.

Day

Time

Pitches
Monday AM Booked Booked Booked           
PM Booked Booked Booked  
Tuesday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked  
Wednesday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked
Thursday AM Booked Booked Booked  
PM Booked Booked    
Friday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked
Saturday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked Booked Booked
Sunday AM Booked Booked Booked Booked
PM Booked Booked    

Charing Cross Road pitches

The following pitches in the Charing Cross Road area have been booked by artists for the week commencing 18 February 2019.

Day Time Pitches
Monday AM                
PM        
Tuesday AM        
PM        
Wednesday AM        
PM        
Thursday AM        
PM        
Friday AM                        
PM        
Saturday AM Booked           
PM        
Sunday AM        
PM        

Last updated: 19 February 2019
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