VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with War Horse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit War Horse.

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PIC: Ian Day

Yorkshire reservoir nestles in Brontë’s land of ‘bleak solitude’

Birds line the metalwork going out towards the octagonal valve tower at Lower Laithe Reservoir near the Brontë beauty spot of Haworth.

"Salts Mill has always been a northern powerhouse of the best kind"

"Salts Mill has always been a northern powerhouse of the best kind"

She is best known for her oil paintings of Dales landscapes, but Kitty North tells Sarah Freeman how she forced herself to take a different direction for a new collection inspired by a Yorkshire landmark.

Showing  soon in Harrogate - Part of a photo/painting by Jimi Hendrix as portrayed by photographer Gered Mankowitz and artist Christian Furr.

Iconic Hendrix/Stones images for new Harrogate exhibition

A Harrogate gallery which brings art and rock n roll together with great success is doing it again.
LANDSCAPE:  Winter Sea(1925-1937) by Paul Nash.

Seminal work

A new exhibition at York Art Gallery, curated by leading artist John Stezaker, considers the landscapes of Paul Nash. Yvette Huddleston reports.

Terence Cuneo pictured on September 11,1961 painting at Clapham Junction.

Treasured railway artist to be celebrated with new show

WIDELY-recognised as the world’s greatest railway artist, Terence Cuneo is to be celebrated in a new exhibition as part of the Hull City of Culture programme.

PIC: Tony Johnson

Filey Lifeboat Station crew is always ready for emergency call

It might have a history stretching back more than 200 years, but the crew which man Filey Lifeboat Station know that they always need to practise and were photographed here returning to shore from one of their regular exercises.

Megan, 10 
I dislike Mcdonalds and I dislike Cancer, and people who make life hard for others. My ambition is to make an impact on some part of the world, it doesnt have to be big, but I want to make a difference. PIC: Carolyn Mendelsohn

Yorkshire photographer captures what it means to be a girl today

With many fearing that youngsters are being forced to grow up too quickly, photographer Carolyn Mendelsohn tells Joan Ransley why she wanted to capture what it really means to be a girl today.

Popular Harrogate artist Tony Brummell Smith.

Review: Best exhibition yet by artist Brummell Smith

Enduringly popular Harrogate artist Tony Brummell Smith is unveiling his most recent work in a new exhibition this weekend.
SCULPTURE: Two Men with a Load, 1955, by Austin Wright. .Pictures: Norman Taylor, Jonty Wilde

Inspired by Moore

A new exhibition at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery showcases the work of Austin Wright, a teacher who became a sculptor after meeting Henry Moore.

SEARING IMAGE: Alfredo Jaars Shadows, above, and, inset, the artist with his new work The Garden of Good and Evil.Pictures: Jonty Wilde and Scott Merrylees

The politics of art

Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s latest exhibition showcases the work of Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar. Yvette Huddleston reports.

Ed Kluz
 in his studio in Richmond, Yorkshire. PIC: Alun Callender

The Yorkshire artist and printmaker celebrating a double first

Yorkshire artist and printmaker Ed Kluz is celebrating a double first – his biggest exhibition yet and a book devoted to his work. Sharon Dale reports.

PIC: James Hardisty

Moment of reflection for Yorkshire church that survived Blitz

A reflection in a nearby office windows of the newly named Hull Minster, formerly called Holy Trinity Church up to May 13.

Ashley Jackson in his Holmfirth gallery with his new book. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

New book highlights Ashley Jackson’s love affair with his ‘Yorkshire mistress’- the landscape

Over the past 50 years Ashley Jackson has become almost as famous as the Yorkshire landscape he has captured so brilliantly through his majestic paintings.

The Hepworth Wakefield Riverside Gallery Garden

Ground view in summer of The Hepworth Riverside Gallery Garden.

 PIC:Tom Stuart Smith and The Hepworth

Why The Hepworth Wakefield wants to take its work outdoors

After being named Museum of the Year, Phil Penfold discovers how The Hepworth Wakefield now wants to take its works outdoors.

Henry Moore with Reclining Figure and Mask. Picture: Henry Moore Foundation Archive

On show after 100 years: The roll of honour carved by Henry Moore for his old school pals

It was the war they said would be over by Christmas, but the inscription carved by Henry Moore at the foot of Castleford Secondary School’s roll of honour tells its own story.


HALLOWEEN VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Mummy remains tests underway on paintings at Yorkshire museum

Halloween visitors to a new Resurrecting Ancient Egypt exhibition are in for a spooky discovery - scientists believe they are about to find real mummy remains in paintings hanging on the walls.

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ARTWORKS: Work byYorkshire artists will be on display at the art& show.

Art and more

An art show with a twist opens at York Racecourse today offering the chance to see and buy the work of both established and emerging Yorkshire artists.

Margaret Hockney, sister of David, who has written a book about her life. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Margaret Hockney - stepping out of the shadows with a family portrait

Margaret Hockney’s memoir deals with her difficult relationship with her mother, life as a nurse and having one of the world’s greatest artists as a brother. Chris Bond met her.

Eric Ravilious, HMS Actaeon, 1940-42. Fine Art Society.

Eric Ravilious: The return of the bohemian artist prone to outbreaks of modesty

Eric Ravilious and friends were as Bohemian as the Bloomsbury Set – except they had to work. Stephen McClarence celebrates an ‘outbreak of talent’.

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