Café Exhibition: December Seasonal Sale

Find a bargain in out December sale including a mixed media collection of prints and drawings from various local artists, whose work is also available to buy in our shop.

Thirlby Art Group

The diverse mix of artists from this group, now in its twenty-fourth year, return with their annual exhibition at Rural Arts. Watercolours, acrylics, lino prints, pastels and collage feature in their usual vibrant range of work.

Café Artist Of The Month (September): Leila Roberts & Keith Price

Colour and shape are explored in this vibrant joint display, featuring collage, watercolour and oil paintings of figures and landscapes. Leila Roberts comes originally from Nottinghamshire but has spent most of her life in God’s Own County of Yorkshire. A former Literature lecturer she has turned to the visual arts and is most excited by […]

FRESH 2022

An exciting and inspiring cross-disciplinary exhibition of art created by early-career artists in the North of England. Find out more at

Twilight Textiles

Enjoy a beautiful selection of work in a variety of materials created by our Twilight Textiles group, a peer-led group that meet at The Courthouse every week.

Summer Makers Market

Jewellery, prints, ceramics and textiles: pick up some gorgeous gifts or treat yourself to something special at this summertime showcase of contemporary art and craft by local makers. Join pop-up workshops to create the perfect present for a special occasion! If you’re interested in booking a stall at one of our markets, please contact