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 £1) with a thumbnail image of thier 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:

Graham Mortimer

A year spent living in Rome as a postgraduate student, Graham developed a fascination for things Italian.......buildings, landscape, culture etc. My sketches, both line and watercolour, ensure that I look carefully at my surroundings, especially those that interest and impress me. They are a record in time of the places I have experienced and ensure that I understand and appreciate what I am surrounded by and find myself looking at......especially in both the North East of England and Italy.

Venue: Gun Gutter House, Gun Gutter

Medium: Pen, pencil, watercolour.