More pictures from Alnmouth Arts Festival:

Alnmouth Arts Festival provided a showcase for around 70 artists over the weekend.

Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 5:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 7:00 am
HospiceCare North Northumberland team at an open garden event at Alnmouth Friary during the Alnmouth Arts Festival weekend. Pictures are CEO Paul Jones; saxophonist Andrew Taylor; Dr Jane Lothian, vice-chairman of the board of trustees; and volunteers Tracy Jones, Jan McCarthy and Rachel and Liam Dodd.

The 15th staging of the event has been hailed as perhaps the busiest yet, with fine weather encouraging lots of visitors to the seaside village.

Andrew Scott, who helped organise the showcase, said: “It seems to have been the most well attended yet, judging by the artists who’ve said their sales were up and the number of visitor guides which were snapped up.”

Selling programmes at the Alnmouth Arts Festival are Hilary Burns, her daughter Caitlin, and grandson Henry, nearly five.

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10th Avenue Band at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Viv Dykes, whose giant paintings of comedy giants hung for years in the Alnwick Playhouse, now has only one left, Sid James, after selling Eric Morecambe, Tommy Cooper, Kenneth Williams, Norman Wisdom and Hattie Jaques. Pictured at Alnmouth Arts Festival.
The Unthanks perform an impromptu, a cappella gig at The Old School House Gallery during the Alnmouth Arts Festival 2019.
Dale Maloney, who runs The Old School House, pictured during the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Fifteen-year-old Matt Robson, from Alnwick, with his colour pencil artwork at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Ellie Davison-Archer, who runs the Niche Gallery at The Old Bath House, North Broomhill, pictured at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Papermaker Chris Harrison, from Warkworth, at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Rag-rugging by Gail vanSchalkwyk, from Shilbottle, at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Artist Ruth Bond, who is from Newcastle but has a holiday home in Alnmouth, displays her paintings at the Alnmouth Arts Festival. Ruth won the poster competition this year.
Ladies of Midnight Blue - Yilis Suriel, originally from the Dominican Republic, and Hannabiell Sanders, originally from New Jersey, now based in Newcastle, play at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Ali and Steph Mills, of artisan florists Ginger House Garden, from Horncliffe, Berwick, at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
The Old School Gallery at Alnmouth during the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Ellie Davison-Archer, who specialises in screen printing, textile design and upcycled furniture, and is based at The Old Bath House, North Broomhill, pictured at the Alnmouth Arts Festival.
Alnmouth during the Alnmouth Arts Festival.