‘Art in the Dale - new perspectives on landscape in Malhamdale' will run from 6th to 16th May, from 9am to 6pm each day. There is a wealth of artistic talent in the area, and this exhibition will draw together work from Katharine Holmes, David and Heather Cook, Beverley Hicks, Sarah Roche, Stephen Waterhouse, Fiona Armer, Mark Pilkington, and David Bridges. We will have a wide range of original work on display, and for sale, including paintings, collage, etchings, drawings, feltwork, and photography. Some of our artists have been working with pupils at Kirkby-in-Malhamdale school, so we will have a display of their creations as well. Admission to the exhibition is free, but we would very much appreciate donations to support our running costs. Coffee and biscuits will be available each morning, and tea with home-made cake will be available each afternoon from 2-4pm.
Many of the artists will be in attendance at weekends, especially on Sunday 15th May from 2pm, and would be very happy to talk about what inspires them and how they create their work.
We are also delighted to announce that we will have live music during some of the weekend afternoon sessions, including Jon Moreman and his jazz friends at the Opening Event from 4pm to 6pm on Saturday 7th May. John Skilleter and the Cello Group will be playing earlier that afternoon, Rombald's Strings will be playing on Sunday 8th May, and Christine Dittman and her string quartet ‘Ings Strings’ will be playing on Saturday 14th May, during the afternoon, and finishing with a special evening concert at 7pm that day.
More details about the exhibition will be posted on our Facebook page, nearer the time.