Members’ Exhibitions

Opening October 2017

LFA member Jane Burgess has works in the Batley Open Exhibition at Batley Art Gallery. The exhibition runs until 25th November 2017. Please contact the gallery for opening times.


LFA member Neil Pittaway will be exhibiting in “COLOUR & VISION”, the RWS AUTUMN EXHIBITION at the Bankside Gallery, London, from 6th October to 4th November 2017.


LFA member Geraldine Thompson is holding an Open Studio as part of the Ilkley Art Trail. Her studio will be open Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th October 2017 between 11 am and 5 pm.
Geraldine Thompson Studio, 2 Chapel Street, Addingham LS29 0PG.·Tel 07719747523·


LFA member Pauline Meade is exhibiting at the Enjoy Art Gallery in Marsden during and after the Jazz Festival weekend 6th to 8th October 2017. The gallery opening hours are Thursday to Saturday 10 am -5 pm, Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. Enjoy Art 12-14 Peel Street, Marsden, HD7 6BW. Tel 01484 843971.www.marsdenjazzfestival.com


LFA member Keith Mountain is launching a Retrospective Exhibition at the Creative Arts Hub, 51 – 53 Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, WF14 8AB. The exhibitions runs from 6th October to 18th November 2017 and the Preview is on Saturday 7th October. The gallery opening times are Wednesday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 3 pm.


LFA member Terry Chipp is exhibiting at The Old King Coal Exhibition at the Old Market Gallery, Rotherha. The Preview is on Saturday 7th October, 1 pm to 4 pm and the exhibition continues until 2nd December 2017. Old Market Gallery, Market Street, Rotherham, S60 1NU. Tel 01709 829446.


LFA member Michael Atkin is holding an exhibition of “An Alphabet of Scarborough”, a limited edition book of Scarborough and wood engravings. The exhibition runs from 10th October to 18th November 2017. Stephen Joseph Theatre Gallery, Scarborough


LFA member Sharron Astbury-Petit's painting Hanabi has been selected for exhibition in Paris's historic Salon d'Automne, held on the Champs Elysées from 12th to 15th October 2017.


LFA member Michael Atkin is holding a “A Printmaker’s Progress” exhibition of etchings, wood engravings and Lino prints, from17th October 2017 to 7th January 2018 in Preston Hall Museum, Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-On-Tees, TS18 3RH. The museum is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm. Meet the Artist, 9th November, 10 am to 4 pm, including demonstration and workshop.


LFA member Jane Burgess will be taking part in the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts (MAFA) Small Works exhibition at the Portico Gallery, Mosley St, Manchester. from 21st October to 18th November 2017. The preview is on Friday 20th October from 6 pm to 8 pm. Please check with the gallery for opening hours.

LFA member Michael Atkin is taking part in the “Originals @ Chester Town Hall” on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October, open from 10 am to 5 pm each day. Assembly Room, Chester town Hall, 33 Northgate Street, Chester, CH1 2HQ.



Opening September 2017

In conjunction with UNESCO and Bradford City of Film, throughout September and October, LFA member Geraldine Thompson will be displaying three of her Yorkshire Landscape paintings on the big screen in Bradford's Centenary Square.


LFA member Miriam Laville is exhibiting at the Great North Art show, Ripon Cathedral from 2nd to 24th September 2017. The Preview is on Friday 1st September from 6.45pm - 8.30pm. For tickets for the preview see the website


LFA member Cath Brooke will be taking part in the Staithes Festival on 9th and 10th September 2017.· There will be open houses, workshops, talks and music. For more information see website

LFA member Miriam Laville is exhibiting in a joint exhibition called “Up Close” from 2nd to 30th September 2017 at Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre, 28 Plough Hill, Caistor, LN7 6LZ.


LFA members Lucy and George Hainsworth will be exhibiting with The Yorkshire Sculptors Group at the Dye House Gallery, Bradford College, Great Horton Road, BD7 1AY from 4th September to 29th September 2017. The Private View is on Thursday 7th September, 16.30 - 19.00


LFA member Keith Harris is exhibiting work in the Huddersfield Art Society 2017 annual exhibition in Huddersfield Art Gallery, HD1 2SU from 9th September until 28th October 2017.

The Preview is on Saturday 9th September from 1.30 pm. The opening times are 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Friday; 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday; closed Monday. For more information see : www.kirklees.gov.uk/huddersfieldgallery


LFA member Liz Salter is taking part in the Art and Architecture Trail Weekend of the Wirksworth Festival, 9th- 10th September 2017.

It is part of a wider arts festival staged over two weeks. For more information see : www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk


LFA member Cath Brooke will be taking part in Staithes Festival on 9th and 10th September 2017.· For information, see : https://www.staithesfestival.com/


LFA member Linda Harrision will be taking part in the “Spot the Artist” Exhibition and Sale, a Rotary Club charity event, during the 2017 St. Ives September Festival. Artists supply an A5 painting signed only on the reverse!

LFA member Roger Gardener has a solo exhibition “Equivalence”, showing recent paintings and prints from 27th September to 10th November 2017 at SNAPArts, Walker House, 22 Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QP; Tel: 01924 361333.

The Preview is on Saturday 23rd September, 2pm to 4pm. The gallery will be open on selected weekends during the exhibition, and also by appointment. The exhibition is also open as part of Wakefield Artwalk on Wednesday 27th September, 5 pm to 9 pm.


Opening August 2017

LFA member Malcolm Barton is exhibiting a painting in the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Portrait Prize 2017 exhibition that runs until 19 August at the RBSA Gallery, 4 Brooke Street, Birmingham B3 1SA. Opening times: Monday to Friday 10:30am to 5:30 pm, Saturday 10:30am to 5:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Admission is free.


LFA members Keith Mountain, Annie Robinson, Pauline Meade and Jane Burgess are taking part in the Summer Salon exhibition at Art in the Mill, Knaresborough from 11th August – 22nd September 2017.·The Preview/party is on the evening of 10th August. For more information see Art in the Mill, Green Dragon Yard, Off Castlegate, Knaresborough, HG5 8AU, Tel: 01423 862963, www.artinthemill.co.uk


LFA member Neil Pittaway is showing some watercolours in “Off the Wall”, the summer exhibition at the Bankside Gallery, London from 11th August to 10th September 2017.


LFA member Lesley Birch has a solo exhibition “Ethereal Moments” at Scampston Hall from·22nd August to 29th October 2017 ; paintings inspired by her childhood memories of the West Coast of Scotland.

Scampston Hall, Garden Cafe Gallery, Malton ,YO17 8NG

Opening July 2017

LFA member Lesley Birch is showing her Irish paintings in “Across the Water” from 1st July to 23rd September 2017 at the Artichoke Gallery, Church Street, Ticehurst, TN5 7AE.


LFA members Jane Burgess, Keith Harris, Pauline Meade, Trevor Pittaway and Neil Pittaway will be showing work at Holmfirth Artweek (in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support) from 2nd to 7th July 2017 in the main exhibition and the market place at Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS.

Open Sunday10am -5pm, Monday – Friday 10am-9pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. For more information see : www.holmfirthartweek.org.uk

LFA member Keith Harris is showing recent plein air oil paintings at the Lawrence Batley Theatre "Summer Exhibition 2017", from 10th July to 9th September 2017.


The exhibition is open 9.30 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday and in the evenings when the theatre is open for shows (including Sundays.) Address is The LBT, Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP.· For more information see www.thelbt.org

LFA member Cath Brooke will be taking part in the Thirsk “Art in the Pen” event on 22nd and 23rd July 2017. For more information see :·www.artinthepen.org.uk/thirsk



Opening June 2017

LFA member Anna Poulton will be taking part in this year’s North Yorkshire Open Studios at The Stables Gallery, Old Sleningford, Ripon HG4 3JD, 3rd and 4th; 10th and 11th June. Opening times are 10.30 am to 5.30 pm. For more information see : www.nyos.org.uk

LFA member Hester Cox is taking part in the North Yorkshire Open Studios on 3rd/4th and 10th/11th June 2017. Her studio is at 9 Chapel Lane, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle, BD24 0HA and will be open from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm.


LFA member Katrina Sadrak has a solo exhibition in Gera, Germany from 9th June 2017 for one month. M1 Kunstzone Galerie Mohrenplatz 1 07548 Gera. See www.galerie-m1.de and www.kunstzone-gera.de


LFA member Neil Pittaway (NEAC RWS RE ) will be showing five works in The New English Art Club (NEAC)·Open Exhibition from 16th to·25th June 2017 at the Mall Galleries London (on the Mall near to Trafalgar Square.) For more information see :www.newenglishartclub.co.uk


LFA members Ken Beaumont (as the featured artist) and Trevor Pittaway are exhibiting in Dewsbury Arts Group summer exhibition, from 17th to 22nd June at St. Paul’s Church, Newgate, Mirefield, WH14 8DD.

The Preview is on 16th June from 7 pm to 9 pm.

LFA members Michael Atkins, Sue Atkinson, Jo Chesterman and Jack Stancombe will be taking part in the 85th Annual Exhibition of the Fylingdales Group of Artists, from 20th June to 23rd July 2017.


LFA member Neil Pittawayis exhibiting with the RWS and RE in “Shakespeare a Celebration” at William Roland Gallery, The Lutheran University, near Los Angeles, 160 Overton Ct, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA from June to September 2017.

The Exhibition will run alongside the University’s international Shakespeare Festival. For more information see :rollandgallery.callutheran.edu

LFA member Liz Salter is exhibiting in “Towards Abstraction” at Water Street Gallery, 25 Water Street,Todmorden, OL14 5AB from 8th June 8th to 27th August.

The Private View is on Thursday 8th June, 6 to 8 pm.


LFA member Sharron Astbury-Petit will be showing in "L'Art et l'Espace Intérieur" at the Moulin de la Filature, 36300 Le Blanc, Indre, France from 8th to 30th July 2017. The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 3 pm to 7 pm..



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