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  • New set of mounted prints

    We have a new set of mounted prints arriving in the David Stead Gallery this week; all are from original pen and ink drawings by David Stead. Each print is 10″ x 8″,…

  • New Signed Limited Edition Print

    David Stead gallery is pleased to announce that ‘Above Hackfall With Kate’ is now available as a large format, signed,  limited edition print. The print (an edition of only 150) measures 870mm…

  • Caught by the River

    The joys of rivers, music and beer; what more could you want from a web site? Pop along to https://www.caughtbytheriver.net  Where you will find some wonderful stuff and they’ve even been kind enough to…

  • Exhibition (River Ure Project)

      The first ‘River Ure Project’ exhibition opens with a private view at David Stead Gallery on Fri October 4th at 6.30pm. The exhibition featuring writings on the river and many new…

  • Back on the River Ure Project

    Home from our travels it’s nice to be working by the river again. Much has changed since I was last here and yesterday the water level was very low. Despite the brisk…

  • New Painting

    My latest painting ‘Above Hackfall with Kate’ is attracting a lot of attention over on my Facebook page My daughter Kate and I spent a beautiful, warm afternoon together by the river and…

  • Tickets

    The usual pile of bills hits the mat on this dour day of gunmetal skies, drizzle damp pavements and hissing traffic. Ok – the winter has been a good one with some…

  • Head of the Ure

    It’s not that I’m completely unsociable – I can talk shite over a pint of Black Sheep as well as the next man, but when I’m working I have to give it…

  • River Ure Project (Video)

    Much of David’s writing can be found at https://www.caughtbytheriver.net

  • River Ure. An article for Caught by the River

    The river Ure: It is my definitive river, the one I grew up with, the one I understand, the one I thought I knew. I had swum in it and played by…