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Leeds artist brings woodland creatures to life with new textile exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

From hedgehogs playing brass bells to dapperley-dressed moles, fairytale creatures are being brought to life in a new exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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The company's artistic director Rod Dixon.

Red Ladder - Keeping the Red flag flying

As Leeds theatre company Red Ladder celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special exhibition, artistic director Rod Dixon speaks to Yvette Huddleston.

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Victoria Gate multi-storey named in world's top 10 coolest car parks

Victoria Gate multi-storey named in world's top 10 coolest car parks

A Leeds city centre car park has been named one of the world's 'coolest'.
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Swallow returns to Holmfirth

Holmfirth Arts Festival director Bev Adams with Sandy, the festival mascot.

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The cover of David Bowie's classic album Ziggy Stardust.

Bowie legend coming to Harrogate bar

A music legend will be mentioning The Beatles in Harrogate tomorrow night but his main focus will be on another act he produced - David Bowie.
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Top Yorkshire hairdresser finds a new focus in photography

He has spent much of his career as a hairdresser, but with a long-held passion for photography, David Charles tells Sarah Freeman why he is now happiest behind the camera.

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Warhol exclusive - Richard McTague, director of RedHouse Originals gallery in Harrogate.

Rare Warhol images at Harrogate gallery

A small Harrogate gallery found itself in the Sunday Times after landing a UK exclusive exhibition of unseen Andy Warhol photographs
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Kate Whiteford at the show's opening last week. (Picture: Simon Warner).

Emily Brontë and her independent spirit

A new exhibition has opened at the Parsonage Museum in Haworth paying tribute to the most enigmatic of the Brontë sisters. Yvette Huddleston reports.

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Lockton – Tiny moors village where more than one in 20 is a professional artist

In the micro-economic climate of a moorland village, it is as important as wool was to Bradford, or steel to Sheffield.

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Phoebe Cummings' sculpture A Ripening Surveillance.

The art of change comes to Leeds

A new exhibition at the Tetley in Leeds invites five artists to explore ideas of physical and psychological transformation. Yvette Huddleston reports.

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The artist 'beguiled' by a Yorkshire forest

The artist 'beguiled' by a Yorkshire forest

Helen Sear is Dalby Forest’s first artist-in-residence and some of her work is now on show. Chris Bond caught up with her in North Yorkshire. Pictures by Tony Bartholomew.

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PIC: Gary Longbottom

Church ruins offer elaborate window to the past

The elaborately decorated ruins of part of a 14th-century church just yards from the still-operational Howden Minster offer a striking window into the past for worshippers and visitors to contemplate.

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Young British Artists at heart of Yorkshire Sculpture Park exhibition

The so-called Young British Artists caused a stir when they burst onto the art scene in the 1980s and their legacy is at the heart of an exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Yvette Huddleston reports.

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Leeds Art University students showcased work at exhibition

TALENTED students from Leeds Art University displayed their work at an exhibition in the city.

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Pateley Bridge sculptor Joseph Hayton with the sculpture which won a top award at Pall Mall Gallery in London.

London triumph for artist from Harrogate area

A talented young sculptor from the Harrogate district says he's thrilled to have won one of London's most prestigious arts prizes.

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The Yorkshire village that harbours a sense of timeless charm

Boats lie marooned on the sand in the harbour at the historic Yorkshire fishing village of Staithes.

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Fans of The Beano will love this artwork

Horace Panter has created a series of artworks inspired by his Pop Art heroes and the Beano that are about to go on show in an exhibition in York.

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York Minster’s musical heartbeat prepared for repairs

It has been an integral part of York Minster for centuries, but its Grand Organ will soon be removed – if only temporarily – to allow a £2m refurbishment to take place.

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Dame Joan Bakewell.

Join top art show as TV cameras come to Harrogate district!

A film crew are coming to the Harrogate district and, if you're a budding artist, you could be on the show appearing in front of TV viewers.

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Fruits of knowledge: Jukhee Kwon, Babel Library (2014).

Why the Aesthetica Art Prize now has a global reach

The Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition returns to York, showcasing emerging talent from around the world. Yvette Huddleston spoke to director Cherie Federico.

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