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

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Alison Jenkinson

I studied a BA (Hons) in Art and Design with QTS at St. Martins College in Lancaster, specialising in printmaking. During my years at university I explored a variety of printmaking techniques. During my spare time, I now enjoy working on experimental projects, printing with varieties of texture, natural and man made materials, layers of colour, fine art and using text. I have also created soft furnishings and wall murals with varying themes, using textile techniques, calligraphy and illustration.

Venue: Pilgrim Cottage, High Barrass/79

Medium: Printmaking, Decoration

Rod Jewell

An avid collector of bygone images of Staithes and the surrounding area, I have attended all of the festivals so far and will be once again exhibiting some rare old photographs in the atmospheric 'Old Black Lion' pub on Staithes High Street, just down from the Emporium gift shop. There will be some exiting new finds on display. This is both an exhibition and a sales arena.

Venue: Black Lion Inn, High Street/31

Medium: Bygone Images

Nx Jewellery

jewellery designs made from sterling silver findings, czech crystal beads, swarovski crystals, also semi precious stones. Necklaces , bracelets and earrings from affordable to more bespoke one off pieces for all seasons tastes and fashion.

Venue: Potter's Cottage, Chapel Yard/41

Medium: Jewellery

T.B. & R. Jordan

As Staithes Group specialists, Rosamund and Tom Jordan have been dealing in Staithes Group paintings for over 40 years. This year at the Festival they will present a selling exhibition of original Staithes Group paintings and other north of England impressionists at the Memorial Hall. A retired NADFAS lecturer, Ros with give a lavishly illustrated talk on the Staithes Group of artists on both days of the Festival. Details on the Events page.

Venue: Memorial Hall, Cliff Road, Venue: 5

Medium: Staithes Group Dealers