NFASP Network: Northern

A network of studio organisations based in the north of England has now been set up - and is being led by NFASP and East Street Arts in Leeds.

The first meeting kicked off with great success in December 2011 and further meetings took place throughout 2012.

If you would like to meet up with the NFASP Northern network, contact the Regional Champion.

NFASP members: Please post your latest news and events in the Events & News section or post a question in our regional forum.

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Jul 18 2017

Started by Kath McDonald and Roy Smith, King Street Studios is a new arts organisation in Lancaster City Centre with artist studios and a space for exhibitions teaching and other events.

Jul 18 2017

Started by Kath McDonald and Roy Smith, King Street Studios is a new arts organisation in Lancaster City Centre with artist studios and a space for exhibitions teaching and other events.

Mezzanine Pod
Sep 30 2015

National Glass Centre currently has three artist studios available to rent.


National Glass Centre is a thriving hub of glass and ceramics excellence, with outstanding, world-class facilities. Our available studios are:


Mezzanine Pod / Area sqm: 24.55sqm / £264 pcm


Bay Studio ...[Read More]

East Street Arts Studios
Oct 23 2014

23rd October 2014

Leeds (Venue TBC) Deadline: Friday 29th August

Symposium Call Out

East Street Arts is hosting a symposium and we want you to intervene.

Artists’ studios are fascinating places. Our annual Open Studios is a celebration of the huge range of creative ...[Read More]

Mar 07 2014

If you missed the Artangel open this year - the entry date has just passed, then do have a read of this and be prepared for next year.

Submit an idea to the new Artangel Open — a £1 million initiative in alliance with BBC Radio 4 for new site-specific commissions across the UK.


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Mar 07 2014

Have you found us yet? If you are an artist looking for a studio, or a studio organisation with spaces, events or anything else that will be of interest to the wider NFASP community, then please don't hesitate to post on the Nfasp North facebook page. Don't forget to promote your ...[Read More]

Feb 10 2014

New Artists studios on the way in the stable block, Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington, Lancashire


You’ve got a Grade 2 listed building and funding, you want artists studios, what next?


Ann Rutherford


I went along as the NFASP champion for the Northern region and as the ...[Read More]

Pop Up
Oct 30 2013

Hosted by East Street Arts’ In Situ team (at Pinnacle) this is an informal event for artists and creative industries, art organisations, landlords, and artist studio providers.

Venue: Pinnacle (formerly West Riding House)

67 Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5AA.

Dates and Times:
...[Read More]

Oct 30 2013

Hosted by East Street Arts’ In Situ team (at Pinnacle) this is an informal event for artists and creative industries, art organisations, landlords, and artist studio providers.

Venue: Pinnacle (formerly West Riding House)

67 Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5AA.

Dates and Times:
...[Read More]

Jul 17 2013

Studio space available in shared open plan studios with excellent natural light in a recently refurbished heritage building. Gallery space, classroom area, new kitchen, lounge area, storage racking. Large kiln, photographic darkroom equipment, projection area, small printing press, life drawing ...[Read More]

Apr 09 2013

Life drawing class - every Tuesday 1 till 4 - £15

Good parking, ground level studio, bright and warm.

Tel: Carolyn 07848 008145

Mar 12 2013

East Street Arts will open a brand new facility for ceramicists in April. It is located in our Barkston House premises in South Leeds that already house 32 of our workspaces. The new facility adds seven enclosed studios, a plaster room, kiln room and a large classroom. Enquiries and expressions ...[Read More]

Feb 10 2013

New artist-led studio group opens in April 2013 in a bright, lively newly refurbished former print works in Northwich, Cheshire. Warm, good access, ground level throughout, parking outside the door, shared kitchen. Programme of exhibitions, talks, classes. Friendly group of artists. Tel: ...[Read More]

Nov 29 2012

Advance Notice The next Northern Regional Network meeting will be held on: 29th November at THE NORTHERN DESIGN CENTRE, in Gateshead. 12.30 for a 1pm start. Full information and invites will be going out by ...[Read More]

Oct 19 2012

Working in the gallery participants take inspiration from the figurative sculpture, a life model and the stained glass windows in this former gymnasium which depict artistic endeavour. Saturday 10th November 10 till 3 (includes a sandwich lunch) Enquiries: 07848008145 (Carolyn Shepherd) ...[Read More]

Oct 19 2012

New light filled exhibition space, studios & community art centre opens it doors from October 2012 with a first exhibition of sculpture by Tony Evans. Opening reception 30th October 6pm. Enquiries to 07848008145 (Carolyn Shepherd) Web page: ...[Read More]

Oct 10 2012

Studio 2 has recently become available at the Art House in Wakefield. At 41.70sqm it is ideal for sculptors or artists making large scale/heavy work and artists working in all media. The studio benefits from 24/7 access, level access to loading area, large doors to loading bay (W-2035mm x H- ...[Read More]

Dec 05 2011

NFASP has begun a programme to set up studio networks across the UK, bringing artists' studio providers together to share intelligence and offer each other support. On 05 December 2011 the first Northern Network meeting convened in Leeds. What follows are notes of that meeting.

The event ...[Read More]

20 November -18.00

Oxheys winter exhibition for 2014 will open on Thursday 20th November with a private view from 6-8pm . All welcome light refreshments included.

Featuring the work of resident artists along with some invited artists, the show promises a variety of work along the ...[Read More]