Silson Contemporary has just opened an autumn and winter show, which runs until December 23. The gallery is open by appointment only on Fridays and Saturdays.
With an expert eye for beautiful pieces, a portfolio of exciting artists and a lovely Harrogate home to pull it all together, this hidden gem of a gallery is breaking down barriers in the art world. Sarah Collier set up Silson Contemporary in October 2016. Five years...
Gary Sibson and his son James run Naturally Grown Farm from a plot and a half, the equivalent of a fifth of an acre, at a committee-run allotment just off Bachelor Gardens.
On a sunny Saturday morning it seems to be the place to be. Colin Blair, the man behind Johnny Baghdad’s, often steps out to grab some fresh produce from town to find queues before he has even opened.
Customers who find the workshop, which is not far from the high street in Pateley Bridge, will likely find Fiona Mazza sat at her wheel moulding out a lump of clay.
How to avoid big mistakes, how to carve out intricate details and how to navigate the politics. Meet the hidden gem sculptor in Pateley Bridge who wants to build up a strong reputation.
Knitting, Diane explains, is in her blood. Both her parents knitted and she often looks fondly on a picture of her grandmother, who would often be found knitting near the fire in a rocking chair.
Caryl Hallett Stained Glass, which is tucked away just off Starbeck’s high street in Spa Studios, has always used traditional methods but she uses them to create bright, colourful and contemporary pieces.
Orders are already picking up for their brownies and cookies – with more treats are on the way – so they now have an eye on a shop unit on Knaresborough’s High Street.
Nick Chadwick is the owner of Winearray, a hidden gem of a shop tucked away in the small town of Boroughbridge which has become a weekend pilgrimage for many in the Harrogate district since it opened its doors 16 years ago.
Ten years ago this week Sophie Jacob, flanked by her husband Steve and three teenagers took on a derilict building in the picturesque village with a lot of ambition.
The shop front of Roots and Fruits will change throughout the year with pumpkins, Christmas trees and flowers on display but there always seems to be a steady flow of people popping in to shop and chat.
Some tried to dissuade the owner Simon from opening a cafe outside the town centre but Simon was confident that it could become the heart of the local community.