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

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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!

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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

Exhibition opens today

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Chris welcomes visitors to his Levisham Station studio for his latest exhibition. Seen here with the first print that launched WareHouseArt, Chris brings together 20 years’ work featuring the iconic loco Sir Nigel Gresley, due to retire for a major overhaul. Some rare numbers from Limited Editions are for sale from his personal collection. Some prints … Continue reading

New cards for sale

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  Chris adds two new cards to his collection today, Sir Nigel Crossing and Leaving Whitby, and reprints of two favourites Tornado and Levisham Winter Loco. Card with envelope. 15 x 15 cm. Blank inside. Available from the studio at £2. The winter scene has proved a popular Christmas card in recent years. Please contact Chris if you … Continue reading

Farewell, Sir Nigel!

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Chris is mounting a one-off exhibition of his prints featuring Sir Nigel Gresley, to mark the loco’s departure for several years of major overhaul. The exhibition at his Levisham studio shows not only Sir Nigel’s life on the NYMR, but also how Chris’s painting has developed over the last 20 years. Works for sale will include … Continue reading

Emergency closure

We’re sorry to disappoint anyone planning to visit Chris at Levisham Studio this weekend – he’s just home after an unexpected 48 hours in hospital, with strict instructions to rest and let his new pacemaker take the strain. The studio will be closed until at least Wednesday 17th June – as soon as we have … Continue reading

Weekend closure


A family sadness means we won’t be opening the studio on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May. Many of you will have got used to meeting Chris’s Mum as one of the fixtures and fittings at Levisham studio. But you may also have noticed that she has not been around for a while. Sadly that … Continue reading

Steam Gala & Nameplates Sale

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Double-headed delights at Levisham for the next two weekends. The NYMR spring Steam Gala started in glorious Levisham sunshine today so Chris has, of course, mounted a suitable exhibition of railway work And there is extra interest this year as we have put up for sale our two steam loco nameplates. First, the much sought-after … Continue reading

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