Autumn Steam Gala at Levisham


Chris will be working on a commissioned painting of visiting Great Western 2807 during the gala, which starts on Friday 30th September for 3 days. Do come to the studio to see how the painting progresses. Chris will be taking orders for Limited Edition prints in small, medium and large format.

Heritage Railway article


Chris has again been attracting publicity! Readers of Heritage Railway magazine will find an article about Chris, Levisham and the Station House project on pages 28-9 of the latest edition, no. 220 published in print on 22 September. 

Levisham Station House nearing completion


Chris is using the break between holiday bookings at Levisham Station House to renovate the old ticket office and add finishing touches to existing rooms – such as the sitting room, which now sports a fine mantlepiece, clock and working wind-up gramophone. For more photos and information about booking a holiday, see

Media boost for Levisham Station

Alan Tomlinson and Anna Wallace

Two upcoming media moments for Levisham, following the recent article about Station House in the Yorkshire Post… Heritage Railway magazine will soon be running an article about Chris’s new heritage-holiday-home venture. Then yesterday Chris was interviewed at his Levisham Studio by BBC Radio York’s Alan Tomlinson and Anna Wallace, for a September focus on the NYMR. … Continue reading

Yorkshire Post features Levisham Station House

Yorkshire Post 12July16

Amazing news – literally! The Yorkshire Post came to have a look at Station House and have featured it on page 3 of today’s paper, with photos and stories about the holiday let. If you fancy stepping into the boots of the 1930s Station Master, Walter Artley, for a week then find out more here. … Continue reading

Forever Levisham

The latest limited edition print is now available in the online shop here. ‘Forever Levisham’ captures the timeless peace of the station as Sir Nigel Gresley drifts past the camping coach with an elegant rake of teak coaches. A limited edition of 200 high quality prints available in 3 sizes.

Studio opening 2016

Studio timetable 2016 for website

Studio opening times for the 2016 season are available here. Come and see us soon! Browsers welcome.  

Flying Scotsman heralds start of season

Flying Scotsman at Levisham - letterbox

A fantastic start to the new season, with glorious sunshine and Flying Scotsman drawing the crowds at Levisham Studio and all along the line. Imagine our joy the first time it pulled up outside the studio and rested a while! Chris is at Grosmont taking Flying Scotsman print orders for the duration – find him in … Continue reading

New Season

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After a ‘flying start’ to the new season on 12 March, Levisham Studio will be open as usual until November. We’ll publish the studio timetable very soon, but in principle we’ll be open Wed-Sun every week throughout the season, plus Bank Holidays and some extra days. So if you are planning a visit before our … Continue reading

Flying visit!

FS in progress

Much excitement at Levisham – we’re getting ready for the newly overhauled Flying Scotsman‘s visit to NYMR. Chris is painting it now and the original will be for sale. It’s the full 70 x 50 cm and shows the loco departing Grosmont in full steam, surrounded by adoring crowds. Chris will be ‘on duty’ each day 12-20 … Continue reading

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