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Photo: Sandie Nicholson

Framing the Landscape

The South Pennines landscape has long inspired and influenced artists, makers and photographers of all genres.  Internationally-renowned painter Ashley Jackson has been painting the moors of Yorkshire and Saddleworth for over […]

Potter Edyn Culverwell of Old Stables Studio.(Photo: Steve Morgan)

Inspired by Landscape – millstone grit, glass and clay

The South Pennines is home and inspiration to a wealth of writers, artists, crafters, designer-makers and photographers.  There are simply too many to list, but to whet your appetite, here’s […]


Creative South Pennines

The South Pennines is bursting with creativity. Why wouldn’t it be? Our industrial heritage of spinning and weaving lives on in the work of textile artists and designer-makers.  The uplands with […]

Meet the Maker Market, Hebden Bridge(Photo:Steve Morgan)

South Pennines creativity – where to buy it!

Many towns and villages in the South Pennines host events and opportunities to meet artists and buy their work.  These include Hebden Bridge Open Studios held each July, the Art Markets and […]

The South Pennines: A Textile Tale. Photo by Steve Morgan

The South Pennines: A Textile Tale

We may have mentioned that we love the South Pennines.  That we are passionate about this landscape and its industrial past.  We have also been known to mention the wealth of creativity we […]


We came, we saw, we did making and doing…

On Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October 2014  hundreds of people –  men, women, children; local residents and visitors – rolled up their sleeves and took part in the first ever South […]