Art at the Festival of Thrift

Art features in surprising ways at Festival of Thrift. There are artists working with the Festival Team throughout the year to bring something new and unexpected to the Festival site. In 2016 Navigator North worked with us to produce ‘STABLES’ where five emerging North East artists came together to use the space to showcase striking new artworks to temporarily transform the old stable block, mentored by internationally renowned installation artist Steve Messam. Here’s the full story.

 Previously at the Festival we’ve work with artists to produce a nail bar – with an edible manicure –


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