Robin Hood’s Bay

See and Do in Robin Hood's Bay

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Local Artists

Jet Black

Jet Black

Exquisite Whitby Jet Jewellery. The finest quality local jet, Genuine Baltic amber and 925 sterling silver are combined to create unique jewellery. Hand made in the Bay by local artist, supported by the Princes Trust. I started … Find out More

Isobel Blincow

Isobel Blincow

Isabel Blincow lives in Sheffield with her husband Graham, but they have a house in Robin Hoods Bay, and are very regular visitors. Isabel was an art teacher in secondary schools before taking up a successful career as a machine e… Find out More

Valerie Collinson

Valerie Collinson

Val's first love was pottery which was a primary course at college in Darlington. She then followed up with an extended course in child rearing and house renovation. She claims equal success in both as the children have shown impr… Find out More

Heather Gatt

Heather Gatt

Heather Gatt's batik paintings can be seen at The Forge Gallery in Robin Hood's Bay, The Grosmont Gallery at Grosmont, near Whitby and in Helmsley, at the Look Gallery. Heather lives in Robin Hood's Bay and often finds inspiration… Find out More

Marie Gilhooley

Marie Gilhooley

Hand carved original designs in sandstone. Born in Hull, Sculptor Maria Gilhooley works from her studio in Robin Hood’s Bay, from where she draws her inspiration and basic working material, sandstone. Her formal training as … Find out More

Pam Hoyle

Pam Hoyle

Pam studied Art and Design at Lancaster College of Art and Landscape Architecture at Gloucestershire College of Art and Design. Worked with Brian Clouston and Partners, Landscape Architects, 1974-76. Began Robin Hood's Bay Antique… Find out More

Gulden Holdsworth

Gulden Holdsworth

I have lived in Bay for over 30 years and have been painting and drawing it since I was in my teens. I enjoy working out of doors and use a variety of art materials. Lots of framed prints of my work are available locally from the… Find out More

Steven Husband

Steven Husband

Born and raised in Teeside attending Cleveland School Art and Design after school, then The Byam Shaw School of Art in London where he completed a Fine Art Degree, specialising in painting and drawing. He continued to work in Lond… Find out More

Dave Jeffery

Dave Jeffery

Dave Jeffery produces paintings in a variety of media including water colour, oil and acrylic. Subject matter includes landscape, seascape, human form and buildings. Sizes of paintings vary from small water colours and oils to lar… Find out More

Rosemary Kitchingham

Rosemary Kitchingham

At the workshop I produce a unique range of yarns using wool from my pedigree flock of Shetland Sheep and other local breeds including Jacob, Wensleydale and Teeswater. I extensively use other fibres including mohair, Alpaca, silk… Find out More

Mark Laycock

Mark Laycock

An insatiable love of wood and a desire to own beautiful furniture gave me the drive to teach myself the principles of furniture making. Having worked as a timber merchant and saw miller I was fortunate to understand wood as a ra… Find out More

Val Mennell

Val Mennell

Val is a painter in all media from murals to miniature work she has been a professional artist for 50 years. With an N.D.D. in painting and textile design from Doncaster, she has exhibited in London, Ilkley, Hull, Doncaster, Manch… Find out More

Simon Pargeter

Simon Pargeter

Simon was born in 1978. He studied fashion/art at college in Essex. He worked in the busy fashion houses in Great Portland Street and continued study at Central Saint Martins, London. Simon now resides in Robin Hood's Bay, where … Find out More

N S Phillips

N S Phillips

I came from a somewhat bohemian household, as both my parents were artists. My father Harry Phillips (1911-1976) was a fine sculptor who found himself out of step with the Abstract Expressionist movement in the 1950's – 60's… Find out More

Dennis Slee

Born Middlesbrough 1948 with big Italian connection of ice cream makers and singers. My grandfather made the gates to Stewart's Park and chains for boats: by hand. My uncle Arthur made ocean going wooden yachts on the Tees by hand… Find out More

Rowena Sommerville

Rowena Sommerville

I originally trained as a book illustrator, and went on to illustrate material for educational publishers, children's TV, and a variety of commercial enterprises. I began to write for children when my own were small, and have now … Find out More

Bill Wedgewood

Bill Wedgewood

I was born seventy one years ago in the old part of Robin Hood's Bay about a hundred yards from the sea. All my life I have been connected with the sea, working in the shipyard, serving in the merchant navy, the Auxiliary Coastgua… Find out More

Lynne Wixon

Lynne Wixon

Lynne Wixon works in her studio at Station Art Workshop in Robin Hood's Bay, situated at the station workshops complex behind the village hall. Lynne recently located to the Bay and works full time in her studio. Studio open most… Find out More

Sandy Tipper Wolverson

Sandy Tipper Wolverson

Sandy studied Art and Design at Hull College of Art as a mature student. She specialised in Fine Art, graduating in 1982. She has shown widely and was head of art at Hymer's College in Hull. She was also a lecturer on the foundati… Find out More