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Every Drawing Tells a Story…

30/09/2015

Having spent much of the summer in fancy dress, enthusing children to ‘Step Into a Story’, recreating book covers with Broomhill Children’s Centre and Hucknall Library and a goodly few weeks getting excited about making fantastic little sketchbooks with Big Draw activity organisers from all over Nottinghamshire, the bookish crescendo is finally…

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Ssssshhhhhh…. It’s a Secret (Garden Craft Fair)

17/06/2014

Half past year already!… How did THAT happen quite so quickly?… June means only one thing – Sherwood Art Week! This year, as well as my work being displayed as part of the ‘Art in Shops’ initiative (I’ll be filling the window at Oxfam and also have a piece of work in…

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Creative Quarter Nottingham Pop Up Shop!

06/12/2013

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear”… Well said, Will Ferrell… and the second best way is shop locally this Christmas in Nottingham and support your local independent creatives! We’ve been resident in the Creative Quarter Nottingham Pop Up Shop at 10 Fletchergate (formerly the…

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Nottingham StrEAT Festival – Food, Beer & Lovely Things…

16/10/2013

At last! The excitement ignited by Nottingham’s Creative Quarter has encouraged the good people at Tiger Community Enterprise to embark on a new venture in Lace Market Square on Stoney Street. Nottingham StrEAT will take place over the long weekend of Friday, 1 November – Sunday, 3 November 2013 in the beautiful,…

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Open Studios in the Sunshine…

26/05/2013

What an absolutely delightful day I have shared today, with such enormously talented people! The first day of the Gedling Artists’ inaugural Open Studios event at Arnot Hill Park in Arnold was bathed in sunshine and a stream of visitors enjoyed perusing the artworks and chatting with the creative types. Welcome refreshments…

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You’re Cordially Invited…

16/04/2013

… to join me at Hobbycraft in Nottingham on Sunday, 21 April 2013, when I’ll be a flurry of ribbon, lace, diamante and marital joy, demonstrating Wedding Invitation ideas and hopefully helping a few crafty couples on their way to achieving their dream wedding stationery! From vintage to contemporary, sweet and simple…

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The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer…

19/12/2012

… is singing loud for all to hear! I’ve never doubted Will Ferrell and he’s yet to let me down! I ruddy love Christmas (being a creature with a penchant for shiny things) and I was thrilled when the lovely Val at Benessamy Events asked me to join in with her ‘It’s…

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Sherwood Art Week 16-23 June 2012

18/06/2012

I spent Saturday afternoon in my wellies in a marquee, fully prepared for a storm of ‘biblical proportions’ (according to the BBC weather forecast) … It got a bit breezy, but apart from the rattling of the tent poles, the sound of which was muffled by the enthusiastic playing of the bands…

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Spreading the creative joy…

10/06/2012

Well, the ‘Pick N Mix’ creative workshops are now in full flow and I’m absolutely loving teaching! ┬áIt’s been a whirlwind of glittery papers, frenzied stitching and glorious fabrics and I’m delighted every time that someone I have taught leaves with a beaming smile on their face and their latest creation tucked…

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Learn something new for (next to) nothing!

29/03/2012

Ah Woolworths… how well I remember happy Saturday mornings from my childhood, pink and white striped paper bag in hand, selecting from the smorgasbord of flying saucers, white mice, pink shrimps, cola cubes and associated sugary goodness, and now you can relive that unbridled joy with the latest offer from The Craft…

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