Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Saltbox Gallery & Workshop - Helmsley

Spring Exhibition starts 29th March  2013

The Saltbox Gallery and Workshop is situated in the small town of Helmsley in North Yorkshire, just twenty five miles north of York city centre. The Saltbox has a wide variety of contemporary art and fine crafts with featured artists and exhibitions regularly changing. We have a selection of award winning work from artists, designer jewellery, sculpture, blacksmithing, pottery, glass work, paintings and prints. Matthew Dwyer FWCB artist blacksmith and Louise Dwyer jeweller, have owned the gallery for over five years and are both makers alongside running the Gallery
Richard Pottas
The Saltbox Gallery & Workshop welcomes artist Richard Pottas back to exhibit his new collection of water colours following the successful exhibition held in December 2010.   The collection once again displays the relationship the artist has with the Languedoc region of South West France.

Easter at Castle Howard

Castle Howard Easter Courtyard Market Sun 31 March to Mon 1 April 2013 10am-4pm
The popular Stable Courtyard markets are back every second Tuesday in the month from May until October, with additional markets on 31st March, 1st April,  20th August and at Christmas.
Over 25 stalls selling delicious food and beautiful crafts in the stunning surroundings of Castle Howard Stable Courtyard. (Entrance to the Courtyard is free of charge.)

Easter Fair & Lamb National
Fri 29 March to Mon 1 April 2013 10am-4pm each day
Back for 2013 is the very popular traditional Easter fair with vintage rides, sweet stall, face painters and more...

Meet Molly the Rabbit and take part in their Easter trail around the wonderful new paths in the woodland.
New for 2013 they have the Lamb National - an entertaining and thrilling display of racing sheep! You'll see the likes of Woolly Jumper, Sheargar and Red Ram battling it out along a course of brightly coloured jumps...guaranteed to entertain! And as if that's not enough there will also be sheepdog demonstrations from the amazing Bob Hogg's Sheepdog Displays throughout the days.
All events are included in the price of a Grounds admission ticket (Castle Howard Annual Pass holders free of charge)