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…

The Zulu Voodoo Liberation Taxi tours UK Festivals

In West London, Chiswick there is a wicked cool workshop/ shop/ studio space covered in mosaic which is ran by Carrie Riechardt and her team The Treatment Rooms Collective who make political art and craft. I have over the last 5 years been venturing to and fourth to this area of London to participate in this way of…

The Skatehouse Re-Launch Jam

The Skatehouse was in need of a bit of a revamp!! We wanted to throw an event to celebrate the most recent part of the park which now made the skatepark complete! With the handy work of a small team of volunteers – Jordi, Jay, James and Albert and a few other parents here and…

Starfish Festival @ Lewes

Another year of Starfish Youth Music Festival!! Starfish is another youth service on the pheonix estate that provided space where young people can go and play music, form bands and use rehearsal and recording rooms as well as have the opportunity to perform live around many different venues and events in east sussex. They hold…

My very own kiln

I managed to pick up this little test kiln from a school in Hove as they were trying to get rid of it thanks to Samira from Zu Studios which is the artist studio/events space warehouse next to The Skatehouse on the Phoenix Estate. I got this kiln in the summer of 2014 but it…