ART and Clay at The Athenaeum brings together some of the region's leading painters and potters.

Running this weekend at the Leasgill venue the line up includes Tina Balmer, John Calver, John Davenport, Libby and Nigel Edmondson, James Hake, Jan Huntley-Peace, Elizabeth Shorrock, Philomena Taylor and Frances Winder.

Open Saturday and Sunday, from 10am-5pm. To get to The Athenaeum take the A6 south past Levens Hall then branch first left to Leasgill. The Athenaeum is on the right about half a mile along.