Bye Bye Skatehouse

An end of an era. Demolishment has begun of the old skatehouse premises and its about time too. It’s incredibly frustrating when business’s and tenants are asked to leave and then the buildings are left sitting there for years! Which is the case with skatehouse previous home on the pheonix estate. Over 2 years was…

Deck chairs

A short post on a project I did at University last year out of old skateboard decks. Took a while of playing around to get to a strong enough design using just one deck to make a portable chair. Some inspiration was taken from the African birthing chairs.

Starfish Youth Music Festival

In no specific order is some images of local Lewes Starfish festival myself and other volunteers from The skatehouse held a portable skateboard teaching session as an addition to the starfish youth music festival where young budding musicians are able to perform live. As part of the day, I did a live spray painting demonstration where I…

Rainbow Gathering @ Devils Dyke

  Its been a while since I posted a blog and below are in no specific order images from a local rainbow gathering I attended last year in June. I learnt how to make a kiln from old newspapers at university which I was pretty impressed with. Its quite a labour intensive thing wrapping all…

Starfish Festival

Another fun year at Starfish Youth Music Festival at The Paddock in Lewes, we at skatehouse are looking forward to another installment of this soon! Here you will see our portable skate ramp with resident skate coaches teaching beginner level skateboarding. There was an eclectic mix of young musicians and other entertainment aswell as bangin…

Spray Jam at The Skatehouse

The Skatehouse has an open wall rule so anyone can request to come in and do some painting. Artist ‘Weardo’ and ‘Raw’ have been painting at Skatehouse for the last couple of years, we decided it was time to hold a spray jam and invite some other local painters down for a late night session! So…

Boomtown Festival – Portable Skate Ramp

Thanks to James Whitehorn from The Skatehouse crew I was able to go along to BoomTown Festival as a skatecoach.   A wooden mini ramp was made for Whistlers Green which was open for all to use. I was helping in Kids Town with my colleague Jordi where we spent the festival teaching the basics…

‘a doll a day’ Exhibition @ Deptford

  I was told about this show by an artist called aka lady muck whos work I have talked about before on previous blogs but basically she makes awesome art from recycled London newspapers in paper mache moulds! My Ceramics was pretty suiting for this exhibition being that I had been making baby dolls and limbs…

Lewes Bonfire night

For the last 2 years I have been lucky enough to witness the Lewes bonfire night. It really is amazing and the most impressive bonfire event I have ever seen, this is a wicked night in Lewes and not to be missed! For a start I met Gandalf………. A bit of history ‘Whatever else may…