Horticap – Hessian & Stitch

Bluecoats Wood Nurseries, Otley Road, Harrogate HG3 1QL

An extra venue on the 2019 Nidd Arts Trail, Horticap will be exhibiting a selection of work created by students on the theme of sewing. Using recycled hessian coffee bean sacks (kindly donated by Taylors of Harrogate) and donated wool the students will be displaying an array of colourful individual work.

Bewerley Grange Chapel 2018

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


Mrs Tiggywinkle

Mr Jeremy Fisher by Judy

The Taylor of Gloucester by Margaret & Enid


Summerbridge Methodist Church

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