MORE than 50 celebrated craftworkers and artists are exhibiting at a Clitheroe gallery until Christmas Eve.

The annual Northern Star exhibition at the town's Platform Gallery in Station Road.

It features a a range of handmade items, including textiles, ceramics, glass, woodwork, jewellery, lighting, decorations and cards.

Exhibitors include East Lancashire ceramicist Katie Timson, whose work captures the beauty of the natural world, and silversmith Lou Gillett, whose Atlantic Design Studio is based on the coast of Northern Ireland.

Also exhibiting is Hampshire surface pattern artist Claire Morosiand and Cornwall textile artist Claire Armitage.

Ricky Newmark, chairman of Ribble Valley Borough Council’s community services committee, said: “Northern Star is one of the Platform Gallery’s most-anticipated annual events and this year we scoured the country to bring the very best British craftwork to Clitheroe for Christmas.

“We are inviting art and craft enthusiasts, or shoppers looking for a unique one-off festive gift, to join us at the Platform Gallery for a fantastic day out in Clitheroe.”

Situated in a renovated Victorian railway station, the Platform Gallery and Clitheroe Visitor Information Centre is open from 10am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sundays from November 28 until Christmas Eve.