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Saltaire art and open houses trail

May 26, 2017 No comments

One of our favourite Yorkshire events takes place this weekend.  It offers a chance to see some fantastic and affordable art while allowing visitors to take a peep inside some of those lovely Italianate homes in Saltaire. The Saltaire Arts Trail runs from Saturday May 27 until Monday May 29. The community arts event prides[Read More]

Fabulous and free: York Open Studios

April 27, 2017 No comments

If you’re looking for something interesting, inspiring and free to do this bank holiday weekend, April 29 and 30,  we can highly recommend the York Open Studios. It’s a wonderful event that sees more than 100 artists and makers open their workplaces to the public. Some are based in shared workshops and others open up[Read More]

Invitation to write Wuthering Heights

April 13, 2017 2 Comments

It’s Emily Bronte’s bicentenary on July 30, 2018 and ahead of this landmark birthday, artist Clare Twomey has come up with a wonderful idea. She is inviting more than 10,000 visitors to the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth to recreate a long lost manuscript of Emily Brontë’s masterpiece, Wuthering Heights. The original manuscript no longer[Read More]

Step inside the Antiques Curio and Salvage Barn

April 7, 2017 No comments

Driving out of Harrogate, on the A59 towards Skipton, I didn’t expect to find treasure by the side of the road. But find it I did, at The Antiques Curio & Salvage Barn. It’s at Four Lane Ends, the first left turn after The Nelson Inn, a couple of miles outside of Harrogate. I have[Read More]

Country art to buy and view at Cordings

March 24, 2017 1 Comment

Art lovers, take note. Countrywear specialists Cordings is holding a Country House Art Sale at its beautiful Harrogate store, starting today and running throughout this weekend, March 24-26 2017. “The challenge when opening our new store in Harrogate was to reflect the heritage of our brand through our intimate association with country pursuits,” says Cordings[Read More]