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Art On Your Doorstep – The Delivery Diaries

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Art On Your Doorstep – The Delivery Diaries
Life on the road has been a compelling story for centuries; from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales to Thelma and Louise’s silver screen adventure. As Rural Arts embarks on its newest venture, Art On Your Doorstep, we’ll bring you on the journey as we share the escapades of the artists travelling with us here in this blog.
Art On Your Doorstep is a brand new service funded by The Arts Council England, The Baring Foundation and North Yorkshire County Council.It will bring artists to older people in rural locations both in Thirsk and the surrounding rural area, so they can enjoy one-to-one creative sessions in their own homes. Artists and musicians will travel alongside mobile shop suppliers like Pollard’s of Thirkleby, to visit older residents using these services. The activities on offer are wide ranging, and include many different crafts, from pottery to poetry. Art On Your Doorstep will also encompass dedicated workshops and relaxed matinee performa…