5th - 6th November

About Artwaves

ArtWaves festival returns to Bridlington with a vibrant show of traditional, digital and contemporary. Join us and try something different or master a skill in our workshops, explore local art in the Open Art Exhibition or explore the pop up installations across the event.

What’s on

Release your inner creative within this year’s programme of workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, competitions and more.

What's On

Download the What's On brochure (PDF 125mb)

Artists at the Festival

ArtWaves welcomes a host of fantastic local and national artists to this year’s festival. Find out about the artists that will be leading workshops and are commissioned for displays.


Open Art Exhibition

The ArtWaves Open Exhibition is now closed to entries. The exhibition will run from Tuesday 1 November to Sunday 6 November in The Spa Gallery.

There are cash prizes totalling £500 available. Our panel of judges will be looking at artistic quality and appeal. Members of the public will be able to vote for their favourite pieces online and in person once the exhibition starts.

Open Art Exhibition Page

Plan your visit

ArtWaves Festival once again takes place at the stunning Brid Spa at the heart of Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire. Find out about the town, places to stay, visit and getting around.

Plan Your Visit Page

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We will email you the latest competition news, keep you up-to-date on the festival, let you know when competitions open and publicise prize-winners.

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