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) 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 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 K L M N P R S T V W Z

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

Stef Mitchell

Full time Artist and Curator Stef works from her studio in Staithes and along with Ian Mitchell manages and curates Staithes Studios Gallery. Working in painting, printmaking, photography and book arts Stef documents place and the natural forms of that place. For the festival Stef will be opening up her studio and showing an ongoing body of work made in reponse to routine walks from sea level to cliff top.

Venue: Sunnyside, High Barras

Medium: Painting, Printmaking, Photography