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VISITOR QUESTIONS

 

Exhibitor FAQs

Can I apply for Art in the Pen 2020?


Unfortunatley Art in the Pen 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19. This includes both our Thirsk and Skipton events. We hope to be back next year if our fundraiser is sucessful.




Can I apply for Art in the Pen 2021?


Depending on the sucess of our fundraiser, applications fors Art in the Pen 2021 will open on January 1st 2021. To receive a notifcation that the application window has opened, please join our mailling list via this website. Please note that spaces for our 2021 place will be very limited as the majority of spaces are already filled by 2020 exhibitors who did not get to exhibt due to the Covid-19 related cancellation.




Can I apply for the online event?


Unfortunatley Art in the Pen online was created to showcase the exhiibtors of our (now cancelled) 2020 events. We can not add you to Art in the Pen Online unless you were part of the origianl 2020 lineup.





 

Visitor FAQs

Where is Art in the Pen Thirsk?


Art in the Pen Thirsk takes place at: Thirsk Auction Mart Blakey Lane Thirsk North Yorkshire YO7 3AB You can get directions by using GOOGLE MAPS The Sat Nav post code for Thirsk Auction Mart is YO7 3AB. Take the exit onto A170 towards Thirsk/York. Ar the roundabout, take the exit onto York Road towards York/Wetherby. Turn right onto Blakey Lane. The auction mart is on your left.




Where is Art in the Pen Skipton?


Art in the Pen Thirsk takes place at: Thirsk Auction Mart Blakey Lane Thirsk North Yorkshire YO7 3AB 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 at Thirsk?


Thirsk Auction Mart has a very large number of free car parking spaces around the entire perimeter of the venue. Once the front car park is full, you will be able to use either the side or rear car park.




Where can I park at Skipton?


Skipton Auction Mart has a large front and rear car park. Once this is full, our parking attendants will direct you to one of two nearby overflow car parks. There will be a blue marquee at each of these car parks. Please wait here for the free shuttle, that arrives every ten minutes approximately. OVERFLOW ONE - Office Car Park

  • 5 to 8 minute walk to Art in the Pen
  • Free shuttle service ever 10 to 15 minutes
OVERFLOW TWO - Skipton College Car Park
  • 5 minute walk to Art in the Pen
  • Free shuttle service ever 10 to 15 minutes
All of the car parks are 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 Thrisk is £3. (under 16's free). The entry fee for Art in the Pen Skipton is £5 (under 16's free). Entry fees are payable on the door. We do not sell tickets in advance. Entry includes free parking and a free high quality event brochure.




Is Art in the Pen running this year?


Sadly, Art in the Pen 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19. This includes both the Thirsk and Skipton event. We hope to be back next year, if our fundraiser is successful. You can find out more about the fundraiser HERE.




Where is Art in the Pen Online?


Links to this are listed in the top navigation of our desktop website and in the site menu of our mobile website. Alternatively, CLICK HERE to go directly to Art in the Pen Online.