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Image: Matthew Cooper

Photos: Matthew Cooper

Palm Trees

A light box behind hand-painted lettering on acrylic. The visual inspiration has come from the Harbour Bar and 1950s seaside style.



Listen to the artwork  audio

Signs of the Times Champers Time and Place Bier Keller Aquarius Flamingo Elvenholme Quid’s Inn – you had to pay a quid to get in – put it in a machine. The Other Place The Tomb Planet 2000 Club 99 Club Excess The Condor Club The Lemon Tree Studio One Scene One Scene Two The Two B’s Pavilion Vaults The Bête Noir The Old George The New George The Show Boat Kharma The Underground The Golden Guinea Vivaz – is that Vivaz, was it Vivaz or Vivez or Veevaz. Was it Veevaz, Vivas – [laughs] Toff’s Hairy Bob’s The Candlelight The New Candlelight Bottleneck Silver Grid Stage Door Mr Bumble’s Bacchus Four Seasons Mansion Mansion Fiesta Fiesta Penthouse The Penthouse Rudy’s Michael’s Tiffany’s Roses Taboo Bees Winston’s Laughton’s Raffles Emma’s Ollies Murrays Peppers Kings Victoria’s Heroes Works LT’s Rocky’s The Tunnel Club Boleyn’s – yeah, Boleyn’s was brilliant. I think it had a light up floor. Different colours.


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Explore Indie

Thank you to Explore Indie for allowing us to take two of their shop windows for their sign and information panel.

Explore Indie: Scarborough’s largest independent business hub supporting and retailing the works of local makers and craftspeople. The St. Nicholas Street shop incorporates the Grind Coffee Shop.


1. Brunswick / Bus Stops
2. Mr E Escape Ro
3. Twenty Two Bar Street
4. Explore Indie / Grind Coffee
5. Furniture Works
6. Mandy Apple Gallery

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The Signs of the Times project has been commissioned by the Town Centre Team in Scarborough and is funded by the Yorkshire Coast BID.



Explore Indie and Coffee Shop

Coffee and Cake that help your local independent makers.


Richardsons Cycles

One stop shop for all things bike.



Spanish inspired eatery, deli and wine shop.


Crafty Creations Cafe

Ideas come to life at the Crafty Creations Cafe.



Feature Lighting for your Home.



Distinctive furniture, creating something unique, saving furniture from landfill and supporting the local community.


Beach Hut Creations and Tearoom

Handmade gifts and a Tearoom of homemade treats.


Stephen Joseph Theatre

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is an independent theatre and cinema which is all about great nights out. The SJT hosts theatre, cinema, comedy, music and more six nights a week.


Lilly’s Treasures

Award Winning Gift Boutique - Gifts That Inspire, Uplift & Delight.

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