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Pateley Bridge Art Club

Next meeting Tues 5th Dec: Christmas social.
Bring a partner or friend, no charge. Bring party food to share, drinks provided.
The quarterly painting Subject is  ‘Rocks’.

Some illustrations and comments from the November illustrated talk by Alex Purves are in the blog.

Images from the final sketching day of 2017 in Hebden are in the blog page.


NiddArt Trail 2017
The NiddArt Trail had good weather to go with the stunning scenery and splendid art displays. There were new participants in Blubberhouses Church and Summerbridge Church. Alice Clark opened her new jewelry studio in Fellbeck and Simone Galleries showed art and jewelry in their new gallery.
There are some photographs on Facebook and in the news blog on the website at  > www.niddart.org.uk

NiddArt Trail – Next Arts Bus trip is to Newcastle on 24th February 2018
After the successful trips to Manchester, Wakefield and Hull, the next trip is to the Laing Art Gallery and the Biscuit Factory, contemporary art craft and design.
The organiser is Lynn Cook with help from Elizabeth Clarke and Nidderdale Plus.
Contact details – lynncook@tiscali.co.uk  Telephone 01423 714865 or 07714 700766

Audrey Culling exhibited at The Bull, West Tanfield during October 2017.


Nidderdale Creative Art Space at No. 6 King Street Workshops, Pateley Bridge.
 • Drawing skills – Half day modules on Wednesday mornings in November.
 • Drawing from nature 2017-2018
 • Botanical drawing 2017-2018
 • Book making with Joan Newall  – A course of one day workshops.
 • The Tuesday Art Group
These drawing and painting sessions are held on Tuesday mornings during term time. They are suitable for students who wish to work in a self-supporting friendly atmosphere with minimal individual tutoring.
 • Life Drawing
number 6 studio gallery hosts a life drawing workshop, usually on the second Sunday of each month from 10 am to 4 pm. This workshop is organised by a local group and does not have a tutor. The group welcomes new participants, whether beginners or experienced artists.
See details > www.numbersix.info/courses-and-workshops/

Sarah Garforth – Workshops at Ramsgill Studios
For information on workshops please contact Sarah by phone: 01423 755098  or email: sarah@sarahgarforth.co.uk
Websites www.ramsgillstudio.co.uk    www.sarahgarforth.co.uk

Harrogate and Nidderdale Art Club –  Autumn Exhibition at Ripley Town Hall
November 25th and 26th from 10am to 5pm

Menston Arts Club – Art Exhibition at Kirklands Community Centre
November 18th and 19th from 10:30am to 5pm

Just Makers, The Clock Tower, Ripley Castle, Ripley HG3 3AY
See website for planned workshops >  www.justmakers.co.uk/
Tel 01423 772903  Email: contact@justmakers.co.uk

Mercer Gallery  – 31 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SA. Book on tel 01423 556188
Courses on Friday November 10, 17, 24, Dec 1
 • Life Drawing Workshops –  from 10:30am – 12:30pm
 • Adult art classes –  from 1:30am – 3:30pm
Saturday art club, age 10 and over – Nov 18, 25, Dec 2, 9 – 10:30am to 12noon
Mercer Gallery Exhibitions
 • Sheila Bownas (1925 – 2007): A Yorkshire Life in Pattern 9 Sept to 7 Jan 2018
• Katharine Holmes – Solo Exhibition – 16th Sept 2017 to 16th Jan 2018

David Hockney at Cartwright Hall – New permanent exhibition telling the story of his life as an artist and the influence he has had on many areas of culture

Colin Swinton – Watercolour painting courses
To find out what courses are planned phone (evening only) 01423 331 390 or email

Paul Talbot Greaves is running three 10 week watercolour painting courses from 13th and 14th September 2017 until 15th and 16th November 2017. See website for details > www.talbot-greaves.co.uk/

See what else is happening in Nidderdale
• Upper Niddderdale Landscape Partnership – Click > uppernidderdale.org.uk
• Nidderdale Guide – Click > nidderdale.co.uk