Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage

Staithes Festival has established itself as one of the friendliest festival on the coast – a must-go-to event in the regional arts calendar.

During the weekend some 100+ cottages in the village become temporary art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. Staithes heritage is also celebrated in fossils, fishing, historic photographs and film shows.

North York Moors, Scarborough Borough Council and Welcome to Yorkshire
Light on the Beach

Glenn Kilpatrick www.whitby-photography.com

Exhibiting Artists

Some 85 galleries throughout the village will open their doors for a unique selling exhibition. All the artists will be listed in the printed brochure (available on the weekend £1) with a thumbnail image of thier work and their medium. To find them, the brochure will show the galleries on the numbered map or you may prefer to wander the village (top and bottom) and take pot luck. In the meantime you can browse the alphabetical list artists and their work here.

Throughout the village Sat/Sun 10:00-17:30/Free

Browse Alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N P R S T V W Z



Artist Spotlight - Chosen At Random From This Year's Exhibitors:

Beverley Ann Hicks

Beverley was born in North Yorkshire. She studied at The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, in 1989 she was awarded a B.A.Hons in Fine Art and won the Bartlett Travel scholarship which enabled her to travel extensively throughout Australia; this culminated in an exhibition of her paintings in London. In 1989 she was awarded a Bursary Grant from the DES, and in 1991 gained an M.A. in Painting/Sculpture from Newcastle University. In 1992 she gained a Northern Arts Awards to Artists. In 1998 she was shortlisted for the Nat West Art Prize and in 2000 she was shortlisted for the Pizza Express Art Prize. She lives in the Yorkshire Dales where she continues to develop her Art practice.

Venue: East View, High Street/70

Medium: Painting