Annual Flower Festival
Bewerley Grange Chapel dates from 1494 and was restored in 1965. The three day flower festival theme was “Beatrix Potter”. The displays, arranged by local people, illustrated well-known characters from the books.
Bewerley Grange Chapel
Beatrix Potter by Christine
Jemima Puddle Duck by Sherelle & Pam
Mr McGregor by Caroline
Peter Rabbit by Sue & Joan
Timmy Tiptoes by Marjorie
Squirrel Nutkins by Rachel
Mr Jeremy Fisher by Judy
The Taylor of Gloucester by Margaret & Enid
A group sharing a studio in the grounds of Hollins Hall.
Paintings on display
Paintings by John Exley
Images by Margaret Hockney
Works by Toni Appleton
Hand painted card by Jean Millward
Art and craft exhibition in Summerbridge Methodist Church, Aug 27 10am to 4pm.
Display of works by members of the congregation and the local community. Displays included the results from two art workshops run by volunteers, on the theme of water, during the first week of the NiddArt Trail.
River of Life – Created at the beginning of the morning service by members of the Summerbridge congregation who then wrote prayers on the paper flowers, floated them on the water to create shape and added them to the river of life.
Workshop Some results from an abstract art workshop in mixed media for experienced and beginners, on the theme of water.
Children’s workshop. Combined artwork by primary age children on the theme of water.
Exhibition of art and craftworks by the local community.
Some of the paintings exhibited.
Painting by Mike Bailey and painting by Sam Martin
Photograph by Zak and wood turned dish by Rowland Wilkinson
Collage of mixed media artwork by Jane Hinchliffe on her response, and societies response to depression.
Cushion by Joan Wilkinson, part of donated items for Yorkshire Air Ambulance
See the latest work in the farm studio In a stunning hilltop location in Dallowgill, KIrkby Malzeard.
Richard Turner has added new landscape paintings to his collection.
Jean Turner is showing her paintings from nature
South Park Pottery open Aug 25 to 27, 10:30 to 4:30, HG4 3RX
Sally Smith makes pots in her workshop in Kirkby Malzeard. She has produced some interesting new glazed pots based on revived techniques and some new dishes.
Sally has plenty of glazed items to show visitors on her studio open days.
Paintings and Prints by Lynn Cooke on display in Bewerley Aug 24 to 27, 10am to 5pm
Giant Windchimes by William Thomas –
In the pentatonic scale of G
Printing from nature, using leaves and berries.
Results by trail visitors
Glasshouses Art Group exhibiting Aug 25 to 27, 11am to 4:30pm at Wath Chapel
Tea and Cakes
There is a warm welcome and refreshments in Middlesmoor Village Hall at the top of Nidderdale. A stunning location with views across and down the valley from the picturesque church.
Local hand made craftwork
Fred Stead – Wood crafts
Rebecca’s craftwork using recycled material
Shiela’s soft toys
Woolly Hats and Leg Warmers
Photographs for sale in aid of charity
Alice Clarke and Jake Clarke have their open studio Aug 25 to 26, 10am to 5pm, at Springhill Farm, Brimham Moor Road, Fellbeck, HG3 5EX
Alice Clarke Jewellery
Displayed in her spacious showroom adjacent to her workshop
Jake Clarke Paintings, charcoal and ink illustrations
Displayed upstairs in this new building are oil paintings and illustrations based on natural forms and landscapes.
In Bewerley Teresa Boast is showing her paintings, prints, cards, cushions and coasters, Aug 24 to 27, 10am to 5pm.
Minerva’s Owl and friends; Glass in Glasshouses
Glass by Penny Riley Smith
Margaret Vallely: Gaudi inspired quilt, fabric structure, fabric picture & photograph
Prints by Gill Kirk
Photography by Dayna Cowper
And muc h more
An installation by Sue Harrsion on the viewing platform alongside the Gouthwaite reservoir across from the car park Aug 24 to 27, 10:30 to 4pm.
“Hanging by a Thread”, is a dramatic illustration of the wading birds of the Dales and their songs, to raise the issue of pressure from farming and climate fluctuations.
A sonogram on fabric on the bank of Gouthwaite Reservoir, representing the sound of bird song.
Three sonograms of the songs of endangered wading birds installed in the viewing area. It was too windy on the bank.
Fabric representation of endangered wading birds. Lapwings, Oystercatchers and a Redshank.
Embroidery of the regional names for the lapwing and a description of the call and song of the Lapwing and the Redshank
A panoramic of the embroidered bird images, regional names and songs.
A telescope is available to see the local birds. You may see some lapwings.
Margaret Clapperton has an open studio in Little Mill on the bridleway in Smelthouses.
Open Aug 23 to 27, 12 noon to 5pm
Painting, printing and drawing.
Fiona Mazza is open Aug 22 to 24, 10am to 5pm at her studio at Unit 7 King Street Workshops
Fiona has examples of her work in the studio