Rural Arts

Rural Arts, THIRSK


Rural Arts is a registered charity that delivers inspiring and inclusive creative opportunities that enrich lives and connect communities. We provide over 400 events and activities each year at our community arts centre in Thirsk, which is also home to an award-winning café, a gallery shop and rooms to hire. We programme 70 performances per year in rural venues and lead a range of wellbeing and employment programmes to support vulnerable people.

    All of our activities are up and running again in person! However you can continue to get involved online or remotely if you're not yet ready to return. You can do this via our #RADISH video workshops on our Facebook page, or via our resources on

    This service provides the following Coronavirus services:

  • Accepting volunteers

    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Scarborough
  • Selby
  • Northallerton
  • Harrogate
  • Catterick Garrison
  • Skipton
  • Malton
  • Ripon
  • Whitby
  • Knaresborough

Some services may only be suitable to a specific age range or to those who meet specific criteria. The following eligibility criteria applies to this service:


  • All ages


  • No restrictions apply

The following facilities and adaptations are available:


  • Level Access and Automatic Doors (or No Doors)
  • On-Site Parking
  • Blue Badge/Accessible Parking Bays

Toilets and changing

  • Baby Changing Facility
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Gender Neutral Toilet
  • Step Free Standard Toilet

Last updated: 19/07/2021