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Forthcoming Artspace Events:

Sat 30th June - Sun 1st July   11am - 4pm    

Northlight Artists         CHAPEL  

Northlight’s resident artists collaborate to tackle the Arts Festival theme of

non-conformism. Taking the working title of ‘Chapel’ as their

starting point, expect interpretation through

painting, sculpture, ceramics, print, stained glass,

textiles and performance...........don't miss......

Morning Service - a participatory performance with Annie Harrison

Sunday 1st July, 11am – 12noon  (please arrive 5 minutes early and stay for the whole hour.)

‘Morning Service’ takes the structure of the Methodist service and using non-religious content,

invites participants to share an hour together creating a temporary community.



A free art workshop for all ages taking place over the weekend -

led by Rachel Red and Katch Skinner  

Discover your inner non-conformist and help us make a mixed media community art

installation especially for the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival recreating this Martin Parr photograph ...

or make a card/print/mixed media chapel!


Fri 6th Sat 7th Sun 8th July 11am - 5pm              

HEBDEN BRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS    Visit our resident artist’s in their studios

A wonderful chance chat to the artists with the opportunity to buy superb art and crafts

direct from the maker.  Kids activities…tea and cakes and of course the legendary Northlight raffle!


FINALE! End of year show

Fri 6th Sat 7th Sun 8th July 11am - 5pm  

Taking place alongside the Open Studios event

An uplifting end of year celebration of the progress of our many course students.

A glorious showcasing of painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, and stained glass


Susan Thomason       Treacherous Skin

Fri 24th Aug  - Mon 27th Aug 11am –4pm

Susan Thomason presents a series of audio visual interactive dress sculptures in her latest show, Treacherous Skin.         

In Treacherous Skin, the skin performs as an interactive interface that responds to external flux. 

This is the final statement from the Treacherous Trilogy


Roo Waterhouse  SHELF LIFE

Fri 31st Aug - Mon 3rd Sept   11am - 4pm

Shelf Life: an exhibition of recent oil paintings  celebrating our accumulated possessions,

which can become like old friends, and through which our histories can be read……


Rag Market  Sat 6th Oct 11am - 4pm

Hebden Bridge WI expand their fantastic marketplace of all things textiles

to Northlight! Also at the Town Hall



Sat 27th - Mon 29th October 11am - 4pm

A new body of paintings that reference the 1934 British Dictionary of Colour Standards  

- a compilation of colour silk swatches adopted as the standard within the textile and

other colour using industries.

Working with a limited palette or in monochrome Heather builds up layers of colour allowing ambiguities and subtle colour shifts to occur, bringing a unique focus on colour’s symbolic, optical and material qualities


Dominic & Helen Vince    ORDER FROM CHAOS

Sat 17th - Sun 18th Nov 11am - 4pm

After eighteen years of living and painting together Dominic And Helen Vince are exhibiting jointly for the first time.

Old and new paintings from the chaos of two different temperaments and the order of a shared senseof beauty and purpose



Discover more about how artists work and share your experience over a glass of wine.

Sessions will vary from informal discussions, ‘Show & Tell’ evenings to more formal lectures.  £3 kitty    


Show and Tell Evening  12th Oct 7pm

An informal, social and safe place to talk about a piece

of your work, get feedback, network and share your creative passion.  These sessions are open to artists and craftspeople working in all media and at any point in their artistic career.  Audio visual facilities available  Book your 5 min slot!


Dominic Vince ‘Composition as Poetry’  9th Nov 7pm

A talk exploring a poetic approach to composition as illustrated through selected paintings from the past five hundred years. A simple introduction revealing how artists have used composition not just as placement and organisation, but as the inventive bedrock of the idea, narrative, atmosphere or metaphor of the painting itself.










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