Inspiration

Arts and Crafts

Yorkshire has a rich heritage of arts and craftsmanship, with many shops and workshops dedicated to both the traditional and contemporary.

Beaver Furniture, Thirsk

Traditional & contemporary furniture handmade by experienced craftsmen using the finest quality English oak. Attention to detail is the hallmark of Beaver Furniture and our "Yorkshire" company refuses to compromise these cherished principles in today's world of mass produced furniture. The family run business was established by Colin Almack in 1960. All the furniture is hand made on our on the premises at Sutton-under-Whitestone-Cliffe, near Thirsk.

Moorside Cat Pottery in West Burton

You will find ceramic cats for interiors and reconstituted stone and stoneware cats for outside. Also, a range of metallic (aluminium and bronze resin) cats.

Ashley Jackson Art Gallery in Holmfirth

An extremely distinctive and illustrious life in the world of art. Since Ashley Jackson opened his gallery back in 1963, he has become one of the country's leading and most successful landscape watercolourists.  Experience watercolour painting with Ashley Jackson on a Paint Day.

Gallery Forty-Nine, Bridlington Old Town

Occupying two floors of a Georgian listed building, and boasting four exhibition spaces with an exciting range of paintings, sculpture, jewellery and ceramics by contemporary British artists.

Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge

If jewellery and textiles are your style, visit the Heart Gallery to peruse bespoke jewellery pieces, textiles and stationery - the perfect place to pick up a present for you or a loved one.

Oresome Gallery & Oresome Jewellery Workshop

At Oresome there is an understanding that jewellery is not just an accessory, it's a surprise, it creates experiences and inspires, it represents us for who we are. Taking years of experience in traditional jewellery design and craft, Orsome have forged together bespoke pieces of contemporary jewellery that cannot be found anywhere else.

The Famous Sheffield Shop

This is a Sheffield institution, having traded in nothing but the finest products made in Sheffield for over 25 years. The shop carries the widest range of Sheffield made goods to be found anywhere, including unique and specially commissioned products.

The Snug Gallery, Hebden Bridge

A leading contemporary craft gallery, showcasing contemporary craft and design by some of the most prominent designer-makers from the UK and Ireland, alongside a selection of photography and lovely things.

The Acorn Gallery in Pocklington

Awash with superb originals from many top artists, including stunning seascapes, landscapes, fantastic figurative pieces, romance, abstract and humourous. Check out the originals gallery.

Art & Rose Gallery in Pocklington

A beautiful, tranquil space in the heart of the town, where artists and makers can exhibit their work for sale, aiming to showcase the best of local fine art originals, including paintings, prints, photography, illustration, and more....

Masham Gallery, Masham

Run by artist Josie Beszant, the gallery is a magnet for visitors to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales market town of Masham. Informal and inviting, the gallery sells work by around 50 artists and craftspeople including Ian Scott Massie, Hester Cox and Janis Goodman.