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Pateley Bridge Art Club – Next meeting Tuesday 7th March 2017
Members’ Annual General Meeting and film.
Deadline to book and choose Spring meal with Judy.

Pateley Bridge Art Club  – Friday 10th March 2017
Members’ Spring lunch at the Wellington Inn, Darley.

Pateley Bridge Art Club – Meeting Tuesday 4th April 2017
Paul Harris, photographer, Illustrated talk. Non-members £3

NiddArt Trail – Art Bus 2017
Nidd Art Trail is now organising the Arts Bus previously organised by Nidderdale High School. Also involved are Nidderdale Plus and Pateley Bridge Art Club. The main organiser is Lynn Cook with the help of Elizabeth Clarke.
Contact details – lynncook@tiscali.co.uk  Telephone 01423 714865 or 07714 700766

Sawley Art Group – Events
Sat 11th March, 10am – 1pm, Sawley Village Hall, Beginners’ Papercutting. Bring your own scalpel. Cost £7 inc materials, tea/coffee and biscuits. Interested? Contact Ted 620250
Sat 13th May, all day Trip to Robin Hood’s Bay (to see mosaics and for fun!) Cost tbc. Contact Ted 620250
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 – Winter workshops at Ramsgill Studios
One day courses on Thursdays, 10am to 4pm, including soup lunch
February 16th – Negative painting in watercolour £50, materials not included
February 23rd – Monoprint £60, materials included
March 2nd – Still life pastel £50, materials not included
March 9th – Small oil on prepared board £65, materials included
For more information on any of these 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 – Wool & Textile Event – February 2017 – Open daily 10am to 4:30pm
Meet the Maker Day on Tues 21st February – See stained glass, wirework sculpture, needle-felting, wet-felting and painting. Open 10am to 4pm.
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.
Just Makers Ripley  at The Clock Tower, Ripley Castle, Ripley HG3 3AY

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.
Wed 8 March – A Harrogate promenade – Spa History
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.

The Artist and Leisure Painter Art Club of the Year Competition.
The top ten clubs will have their work on show at the Patchings Exhibition, Nottinghamshire in July. There are 4 generous Art Material prizes sponsored by Jacksons. They require 5 original entries, in a variety of media, done by different people, that work well together as a group, plus a written profile of our history, members and activities.
Check for updates on our entry to this competition. Closing date March 31st

Chinese Brush Painting Society (Yorkshire)
Tutored workshop in Pool Village Hall 10am to 4pm. Materials to buy and help for beginners. Website: www.cbpsyorks.co.uk Tel: 01423 715884
Sat 4 March 2017 – Dogs and Spring Landscape – Nick Hornigold
Sun 19 March 2017 – Peacock in meticulous style – Anne Allan
Sat & Sun 1st & 2nd April ShuShu Jin – International chinese artist & tutor

Number 6 Studio Gallery
Courses at Nidderdale Creative Art Space at No. 6 King Street Workshops, Pateley Bridge.
 • Silk painting – a 5 session course – Jan 8th to Feb 12th
 • Drawing & painting – 5 Wednesdays – From Jan 11th
 • Botanical drawing & nature drawing – Saturdays from Jan 14th
Details at > www.numbersix

See what else is happening in Nidderdale
 • Nidderdale Creative Art Space at No. 6 King Street Workshops, Pateley Bridge. Details at > www.numbersix
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.
• Upper Niddderdale Landscape Partnership – Click > uppernidderdale.org.uk
• Nidderdale Guide – Click > nidderdale.co.uk