A Reverie

Donation brings York gallery one step closer to purchase of artwork worth millions

31 August 2017

The York Art Gallery has secured £180,000 towards its fundraising appeal to purchase a key work by local artist Albert Moore (1841-93).


Serve up teapots and tankards in York

30 May 2017

An early rare Lowestoft teapot and cover and a pair of 19th century glass marriage tankards from York are just two of the highlights at the third annual York Antiques, Decoratives & Fine Arts Fair.

Grinling Gibbons panel

York’s Fairfax House seeks funds to buy Grinling Gibbons panel from Leeds dealer

08 May 2017

Fairfax House in York is trying to raise £300,000 to purchase a panel by the celebrated woodcarver Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721) from dealer Tomasso Brothers.

Georgian cake

A Georgian Christmas in York

23 December 2016

Want to recreate an authentic Georgian Christmas? Head to York for inspiration.

Zora Neale Hurston at YNBF

Annual York book fair reaches record number of dealers in 2016

12 September 2016

This week’s York National Book Fair hosts the most exhibitors ever to feature in its 42-year history.

James Oughtibridge, an artist at Ceramic Art York

Ceramic art fair in York holds plenty of northern soul

08 September 2016

Forty-two ceramic artists have been chosen from 100 applicants to exhibit at the three-day Ceramic Art York event which opens tomorrow at the city’s Museum Gardens.


Harrison’s time has come again in York

01 October 2012

The technological breakthrough of a clock which could keep accurate time to within one second every month was an unheard-of feat in 1727.

Fairfax barometer back on display

22 June 2009

THE important 17th century ivory barometer stolen from the Fairfax House Museum in York has been recovered and is back on display in the museum.

Stonegate dealers join forces to pursue cash claim

05 March 2003

A support group has been formed by the 100 or so dealers with claims against Anthony Gilberthorpe, the previous owner of Stonegate Antiques Centre in York.

Police and lawyers called in as antiques centre faces turmoil

06 January 2003

THE future of Stonegate Antiques Centre in York has been thrown into confusion amid a legal row and a police investigation into whether owner Anthony Gilberthorpe should face criminal charges.

York gallery free for all

07 October 2002

York Art Gallery have just scrapped admission charges. The gallery houses 600 years of internationally important British and European works of art including painting by Bellotto, Hockney, Hepworth and York-born William Etty.

Rich pickings at the table

28 August 2001

UK: CUTTING EDGE is the title of a major cutlery exhibition opening at Fairfax House in Castlegate, York, on September 1. The display, which will remain on show until December 30, before moving to the Millennium Galleries in Sheffield and then, in March next year, the Geffrye Museum in London, covers “5000 years of man and knife”.