Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage

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

During the weekend the doors of cottages in the village are thrown open as pop-up art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. 

The heritage of Staithes is celebrated through a programme of walks, talks, historic photographs, film shows, and a demonstration of how to make a lobster pot!

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

Glenn Kilpatrick

Karina Wiles - Textile & Mixed Media Artist

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Karina is a textile and mixed media artist based near Thirsk. Relocating back to North Yorkshire in 2018 to care for her Mum she now focuses on her wildlife themed fibre arts. She uses upcycled yarns and fabrics along with natural dyed fibres to create individually hand hooked pictures and rag rug items. All her tactile art creations are both inspired by and reflective of nature's textures, shapes and colours. Her mixed media works incorporate fibres, paper, metal, wire and reclaimed items. She is a member of The Art Crowd, Northallerton and a Committee Member for Ebor Ruggers, York.

Venue: Shrimp Cottage, 21 Church St, Staithes TS13 5DB

Medium: Fibre Arts