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Pateley Bridge Art Club – Workshop on Tues 6th June 2017 at 7:15pm in Broadbelt Hall
Katharine Holmes, Illustrated talk, ‘Malhamdale artist following in her Grandmother’s footsteps’

Pateley Bridge Art Club – Sketching Monday 12th June 2017
Sketching in Norton Conyers – Meet at the house, picnic lunch, book with Audrey.

Other art activities

Gill Kirk exhibition “Flora and Dales” 5 April to 21 May 2017
At Dales Countryside Museum at Hawes (Entry fee into museum).
See leaflet for details > Gill Kirk exhibition

Gill Kirk workshops at the Inspired Gallery, Moors National Park Centre, Danby YO21 2NB
Sat May 20th Monoprint workshop
Sun May 21st Machine embroidery
Booking essential. For more information call 01439 772738

Bugs Butterflies & Buildings @ No. 6 Studio
The work of students of Nidderdale High School
Preview at Number 6 Studio Gallery May 9th 6pm to 8pm

NiddArt Trail – Arts Bus 2017 to Wakefield and Bretton Park 8th July 2017
After the successful Manchester trip, the next Arts Bus trip is to Wakefield Hepworth & Yorkshire Sculpture Park. 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

Sawley Art Group – Events
Thurs 27th July, 9.30am-4pm, Visit to Wentworth Woodhouse with guided tour. (Fabulous house with huge façade) Cost tbc. Contact Arlene 620250
Sept 8,9,10th, SAG Exhibition in Sawley Village Hall. Details later.

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

Just Makers, Ripley
Workshops planned for 2017 in Textiles, Sculpture, Photography, Ceramics, Jewellery, Printing, Paper, Glass, Drawing and Christmas. Book any workshops by phone on 01423 772903, message via Facebook http://facebook.com/JustMakers or email for details on justmakers@btinternet.com.
1st May Monoprinting workshop 10am
4th – 5th May Screenprinting 2 day workshop 10:30am to 4pm
14th May Ecoprinting workshop
20th May Bookbinding workshop
21st May Life drawing workshop based on Degas ballerina
Just Makers Ripley at The Clock Tower, Ripley Castle, Ripley HG3 3AY

Just Makers, Harlow Carr Gardens
The Bath House at RHS Harlow Carr has re-opened after a winter break showing work of lots of local textile artists and other themed events running at Harlow Carr in 2017.

Turner on the Ure Award 2017
Competition organised by Philip Spellacy at The Bull Inn, West Tanfield to celebrate over summer 2017 the visit to the area of artist JMW Turner in 1816 .
Artworks in any two dimensional medium including sketches, drawings, prints, paintings, and photographs. Mixed media works including short digital films or soundtracks/poems inspired by Turners viewpoints. Submissions July 19th 2017.
For details see website > turnerontheure
Contact > Philip Spellacy at The Bull Inn, Church St. West Tanfield Ripon HG45JQ  Tel 01677 470678/ 07960 188558

Mercer Gallery  –
31 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SA Tel 01423 556188
 * Isabel Alexander: Artist Illustrator  (1910-1996) has been described by admirers as ‘the English Georgia O’Keeffe’. 14 January to 4 June 2017
 * Friends Forever: 25 Years of the Friends of the Mercer Art Gallery
Exhibition 21 January to 4 June 2017.
 * The Harrogate Open 2017 – 17 June to 10 September 2017
Entry forms for the Harrogate Open 2017 will be available to download in March 2017.
Website > Mercer Art Gallery

Walks from the Royal Pump Room Museum to the Walker Gallery – 11am to 1pm for a cup of tea. £5, booking advised.
Fri 7 April – Cultural crawl – New exhibitions in Harrogate galleries
Sat 20 May – Photography – Join Paula Duck in street photography
Thur 8 June – Sketchbooks – Doodle and draw around the Stray
Fri 21 July – Around the world in 80 Trees – In the Valley Gardens

Printmaking with Helen Peyton  at the Royal Pump House Museum
Tues 6 & Thurs 15 June 2017 10am to 4pm – Learn basics of linocutting and letterpress
£30 including materials and refreshments, bring lunch. Tel 01423 556188.

Colin Swinton – Watercolour painting courses
July 25 to 27 – Watercolour course at Yorke House, Dacre
Aug 22 to 23 – Botanical painting course at Aldborough village hall
Aug 24 to 26 – Watercolour course at Studley Roger village hall
To find out more or to book please phone (evening only) 01423 331 390 or email

Chinese Brush Painting Society (Yorkshire)
Tutored workshop in Pool Village Hall 10am to 4pm. Materials to buy and help for beginners. Monthly weekend workshops. See website: www.cbpsyorks.co.uk Tel: 01423 715884

Number 6 Studio Gallery
Courses at Nidderdale Creative Art Space at No. 6 King Street Workshops, Pateley Bridge.
No. 6 studio has a very good collection of art books that can be borrowed by club members and there are some that can be purchased for a small amount. The best morning to go and look is a Tuesday when Biddy is available if you need help.
Details at > www.numbersix

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