Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage

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

Festival 2024 is on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September, with preview night 7pm-8.30pm Friday 13 September

Doors of cottages are thrown open as pop-up art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. 

Celebrating the history and heritage of Staithes with a programme of walks, talks, photographs, and film shows.

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

Glenn Kilpatrick www.whitby-photography.com

Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 

14-15 September 2024

Registration for artists has officially closed but there are some gallery spaces still available. Contact us if you've missed registration but would like to exhibit  info@staithesfestival.co.uk


Join us for pop-up art galleries in a unique village-wide selling exhibition, music thronging in the streets, heritage events celebrating past lives and skills, street food and drink in a fantastic location, incredible lighting in a glorious landscape.

Friday 13 September 7pm-9pm preview night (some galleries)

Saturday 14 September galleries open 10am-5.30pm, heritage talks and walks, music events and buskers throughout the village, cafes, and food and drink pop ups

Sunday 15 September galleries open 10am-5.30pm, heritage talks and walks, music events and buskers throughout the village, cafes, and food and drink pop ups