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

Staithes Festival Artists Beginning with N

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Sue Nichol

Established full-time artist living in Yorkshire with strong ties to the North east coast and Staithes in particular. I specialise in coastal scenes, love painting Staithes and cobles, occasionally wanders onto moors.

Venue: Laura Knight's Studio, Barber's Yard

Medium: Painter in oils

Ailsa Nicholson

Ailsa is a fused glass and ceramic artist based in Sleights just outside Whitby. With a passion for light and shape and drawing on inspiration from the land and seascapes of the local area, her work culminates in bold, abstract and tactile forms.

Venue: Cottage 4a Northside, Cowbar

Medium: Fused glass, Ceramics