Archive for October 2011

End of term or start of a new year?

The North York Moors Railway stops running daily trains past the studio this week so it all feels a bit ‘end of term’.  After a happy, busy and successful season of opening the studio every day since March it’s time to take a break.  So we won’t be open from Tuesday 1st November. However, we … Continue reading

Ribblehead progress

Ribblehead Viaduct in progress

My journey over the Ribblehead viaduct is nearly complete – with a Summer trip now reaching its final destination as a unique view of this great railway landmark.  I think I’ve found a previously unpainted view of the great North Yorkshire 24-arch super structure. And it seems that this latest watercolour painting is going to … Continue reading

News cards for winter


For the more organised of you already thinking about Christmas, we’ve produced a new range of blank square cards featuring winter snow scenes… available individually for £2.20 or in packs of 4 for £7. The range includes a couple of winter landscapes, featuring cattle and sheep on the moor. There’s a churchyard scene and another of … Continue reading

Harmonious success

Thanks to all the hundreds of visitors to the Art, Jazz & Steam weekend at Levisham station.  We met lots of old friends and made many new ones.  It was a happy, peaceful and harmonious success.  Despite a damper Sunday than the glorious sun for Saturday’s jazz, the Hunmanby Silver Band were also fantastic and drew … Continue reading

Record breaker!

jazz close-up 2

It’s a record-breaker!  Art, Jazz & Steam at Levisham Station today not only achieved record temperatures at the country station for October, but drew record crowds to an art event there, and above all, drank the beer tent dry in record time. Well done, everybody.  But particularly well done to our MC in the Marquee … Continue reading

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