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Frequently  Asked  Questions

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Where is Art in the Pen Skipton?

Art in the Pen Skipton takes place at: Skipton Auction Mart Gargrave Road Skipton North Yorkshire BD23 1UD You can get directions by using GOOGLE MAPS The Sat Nav post code for Skipton Auction Mart is BD23 1UD. Approaching Skipton, follow the yellow signs to Art in the Pen or black signs to the auction mart. From M1 (travelling north): M1, M62 west, M606 to Bradford, A650 to Keighley, A629 to Skipton. From M6 (travelling north): M65 to end, A56 to Skipton. From M6 (travelling south): A65 to Skipton.

Where can I park?

Skipton Auction Mart has a large front and rear car park. We do not have access to our usual overflow car park this year as it is being used as a vaccination centre.

To remedy this as much as possible, we are selling tickets in 'time slots' to help ensure that there will be sufficient on-site parking during your visit.
If you require disabled parking, please make our car parking staff aware, who will then direct you to our front car park. Our on-site car parking is free.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at Art in the Pen events.

Is there an entry fee?

The entry fee for Art in the Pen Skipton is £5 (under 16's free). It is essential that you pre-book your tickets HERE.

We are not able to sell tickets 'on the door' this year. This is because we have to closely monitor the capacity of the event to ensure that we remain well within government capacity guidelines.

Is Art in the Pen running this year?

Art in the Pen Skipton will run on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 August 2021. Art in the Pen Thirsk will return in 2022.

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How does my ticket work?

You will need to buy your tickets online HERE. Once you complete the purchase, you will receive an email with a PDF attachment. This is your event ticket. You MUST bring your event ticket with you as you will need to present it on entry. You can either print the ticket or present a digital version on your mobile phone.

Is the event covid secure?

A full breakdown of all implemented safety measures can be viewed HERE.

Can I get a refund for my ticket?

Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. However, we will issue you with a full refund in the event that Art in the Pen Skipton 2021 is no longer able to run.

Why do you need contact details?

You will be asked to provide contact details when you book your tickets. Your information will not be passed to any third parties. It will not be used for marketing purposes. You will receive an email reminder three days before the event from us. We would also contact you via email in the event that Art in the Pen Skipton 2021 has to be cancelled.