I'm keeping my Christmas Show schedule a bit more manageable this year, rather than the usual traipsing all over the country! First up is the Westonbirt Charity Fair on 23rd and 24th October. Proceeds go towards seven very deserving charities, including Marie Curie, a local Hospice and Gloucester's Intensive Care Unit. You can find out more details including booking tickets here.
It's my pleasure to be involved with an auction of art pieces and promises for St Michael's Hospice.
More than 20 lots, featuring a cross-section of mediums, will go on sale at the Trumpet Corner Tea Room and Art Gallery near Ledbury on Friday 13th July at 7.30pm. I'm donating an extra large Inky Mallard framed print and also a bamboo pen workshop for 6 people.
The evening will be led by the BBC's Kate Bliss, an antiques expert on hit shows Bargain Hunt and Flog It! so come along to raise money for a wonderful cause and take home a piece you love. Find out more info by clicking here, hope to see you there!
The Festival of Nature is the UK's biggest free celebration of the natural world, and I'm taking part in the Bristol Festival 9th - 10th June 2018. It's completely free, full of amazing workshops, interactive activities and a nature focused art market, which is where I'm turning up! The Festival is a platform for people of all ages and backgrounds to see the places that we call home in a different way, and to better understand how nature impacts our lives, health and wellbeing. It's open on Bristol's waterfront on Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-5, and I'd love to see you there! Click the photo for more info.
My next live event is a Design Led Lifestyle event hosted in the beautiful tourist town of Stratford Upon Avon. The event runs on 7th July in the Town Hall 10-4, click the photo for more info.
My final (so far!) event of the summer that I'm turning up in is an exhibition at The Old Mayor's Parlour on Hereford's historic Church Street. The exhibition runs from 9th June until 9th August and is open every Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30-5.
Another year, another honour. Thank you! Buy your own here.
So happy to see this lovely press feature in Gurgle Magazine. Find your own aprons (made proudly in the UK as always) here.
This week is all about prepping for the lovely Festival of Nature in Bristol harbourside, which I'm chuffed to be part of this weekend. From a secret mobile cinema, to studying fossils and perhaps a visiting Dinosaur! It's the largest free nature festival and well worth a visit, even if you don't browse the eco-friendly design market :)
So so chuffed to turn up in the Guardian Christmas Gift Guide for the 4th year in a row :)
A general creative gun for hire!
Creative Design Centre
In Your Dog House