Staithes Festival of Art and Heritage

Staithes has a long and celebrated history of art from the 19th century Staithes Group of Artists to the present day. During the weekend Of the Staithes Festival of Arts & Heritage the cottage doors are open to the public as temporary galleries for a selling exhibition of work by both resident and visiting artists. The village hosts over 100 artists in 60 venues, where the public can walk the maze of lanes, visiting ‘galleries’ as well as taking part in a programme of guided walks, workshops, talks and film shows of Staithes Heritage and a vibrant programme of music ranging from street buskers to concerts.