2019 Maintained by Bridlington Contemporary 

October 19, 2016

Well the quote for building internal walls came in yesterday!!! We have been in touch with East St Arts to see if they would be able to contribute to the cost of this. We have just got their reply – on the train to London- and they feel it is too expensive. They have o...

October 17, 2016

So a lot has happened since my last entry. Here is what I remember – not necessarily in the correct order! Shutters, external doors & bollards have been painted. Roof & guttering fixed (although we need a good downpour to test this) I am well on with doing a series of...

September 19, 2016

First thing this morning a telephone interview with Bridlington Free Press. They have contacted us via twitter. Now I am all spruced up ready for their photographer to come and take some pictures of Viv and Myself at the gallery.  East ST Arts have informed us that the...

September 12, 2016

Rebecca & Sarah working away on the website this morning. Went down to the gallery this afternoon to show Sarah the gallery & met with Andy who had come through on his motorbike. He was pleased to be able to put it in the gallery while we went a walk and a sail on the...

September 7, 2016

Down to the gallery this morning with stepladders, paint, brushes, rollers etc., with high hopes of starting to decorate. In fact we spent the whole day sweeping the floor! We filled about 10 plastic rubble bags. Also managed to move two of the chiller cabinets to the...

September 3, 2016

 Where Are The Keys?

A hectic day. Arran and his team’s last day at the gallery removing shelving. Meeting with Fran from East Street Arts at 11.30. Late lunch with family at some point before they head home. We went down early to the gallery to open up for Arran. Then...

September 1, 2016

 Strange room

There is a strange room by the entrance in the space that will become our gallery. We have decided to clean it up and use it for storing canvases starting with the ones in “The Shed” Other exhibitions in the pipeline are another outing for “The Playford Pa...

August 31, 2016

More about “The Garden of Signs”

Following on from my last post which was a while ago. I began to play quite freely with these symbols in a series of paintings – still ongoing. As time went on I began to look at other sources of signs and symbols: cave art of other time...

August 25, 2016

Well reports in the press suggest that Bridlington is on the up. We hope that this new positive atmosphere will help the gallery once it opens. With the new £25 million leisure centre on one side & the New Bridlington Premier Inn on the other side of us we are in a gre...

August 22, 2016

Myself - Nigel Folds, my wife Rebecca Folds & Viv Stamford a textile artist have got the use of the old Co-Op building on Promenade Bridlington as studio & exhibition space through an organisation called East Street Arts, based in Leeds. The gallery will be right next...

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