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 on the Beach

Glenn Kilpatrick

Exhibiting Artists

Galleries throughout the village will open their doors for a unique selling exhibition. Artists will be listed in the printed brochure with a thumbnail image of their 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, browse the alphabetical list artists and their work here. All galleries have free entry.

Browse Alphabetically: A B C D F H M N P R S T W

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

Gail Barlow

Gail is a paper cut artist known for her 3D sliceform models. Her works stand as striking sculptures and also serve as subjects for her digital prints. Gail's artistry has featured in books and even showcased at a Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Infused with a passion for miniatures, Gail's creations vary in size, offering a diverse visual experience. Her collection now includes elegantly framed and freestanding pieces, charming miniature paper cuts and books, and captivating luminaires.

Venue: Village Hall

Medium: Paper cuts, Prints