Anti-Slavery week

  A close friend and artist Jo Tidey told me about this show coming up for Anti-Slavery week. I still had mosaics around the theme of the sex trade and human trafficking which I was eager to exhibit and continue to raise awareness for, I applied and heard a reply pretty instantly from artist Chris…

Boomtown Festival – OLD TOWN – Decor Team

OLD TOWN!!! I was so stoked to be applying for a shop window display at Boomtown fair! The year before I had been fly pitching ceramics round the campsites and this year I was a legitimate part of the decor crew. It was by chance one of the shop window displays themes was to be…

Starfish Festival – Lewes

The Skatehouse was approached to be involved in a local festival last July 2014 called ‘Starfish’ it was organised by the local youth group called ‘starfish’ which engages young people in making music and supplying sound and recording studios on the Phoenix Estate which is neighboring to us. See http://www.starfishlewes.co.uk/ for more info on what they are…

SKATE HOUSE

  After leaving my home town of Southampton in January I thought a blog was due to describe the new life I have entered in Lewes SKATE HOUSE. I was aware of a free workshop space coming up in the SKATE HOUSE and after spending some time with friends around Phoenix place and sleeping on the floor of…

Booooooooomtown fair @ Winchester

I’ve heard many things about boomtown fair and had never had the luxury of experiencing it until this year. I knew it was going to be a great audience to target my work at so I wanted to have enough stock to spread round. I began making pipes, necklaces, rings and broaches all baby head…

The Medaille Trust

I support work for a charity called The Medaille Trust. I have been working there for just over a year now, it keeps my finances ticking over and equally makes me feel better for putting my energy to good use and helping people who need it. I had never had a care job before so…

The Clay Party tent

Ejector Seat Festival Enjoying the sun at Ejector Seat Festival on June 8th in Palmerston Park, Southampton. A free festival created to bring all the talented creatives outside in the sun and  to draw people into Southampton and push for a more creative city. There was an art market with a variety of hand made goodies….