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

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 L M N P R S T V W

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

Helen Burrell

Helen studied for BA (Hons) Animation at Surrey Institute of Art and Design. She is a keen illustrator and doodles on everything! Helen currently works as a digital designer for a leading UK company in Berkshire where she produces graphics, video and animation but still prefers traditional creative processes of sketching and painting. She is currently working on her own illustrated children's picture book.

Venue: Pilgrim Cottage, High Barrass

Medium: Illustration and Graphic Design