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Welcome to my Blog. News of projects & events plus the development of my textile work during my MA at Manchester School of Art.

London Road Project @ Plant Noma

London Road Project @ Plant Noma

I am pleased to announce that my photography and textile work will be featured in this upcoming exhibition as part of Manchester Histories Festival alongside some of my fellow MA Design students at Manchester School of Art.

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Craft Social at Salford Museum

Craft Social at Salford Museum

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: £8, includes a hot drink and all materials. No booking required, Suitable for: ages 16+
This month I am guest host at Salford Museum and Art Gallery craft social. I will help you create a beautiful fabric apple to use as a paperweight or pincushion.

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Preview – Time: An exhibition of Textiles & Photography

Preview –  Time: An exhibition of Textiles & Photography

Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. January feels just the right time of year to be holding this exhibition. Over the festive period, once we get actual Christmas day out of the way, we do stop and take stock of the year just gone. Hasn’t it […]

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Thresholds – Exhibition in Liverpool

Thresholds – Exhibition in Liverpool

I am pleased to announce that some of my photography from London Road Fire Station has been selected for this exhibition at Tapestry in Liverpool. Thresholds – The Adjacent Possible has been curated by Not Just Collective and will be open to the public from 10th-18th February following an opening event on the Friday evening.

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Time – Exhibition at Arc

Time – Exhibition at Arc

At the end of January, I will be teaming up with fellow textile artist Simone Frater-Russell for an exhibition at Arc – Arts for Recovery in the Community in Reddish entitled Time as we both explore change over time, be that physical shape and appearance or the fleeting, ethereal and sometimes unreliable way individuals recall events or people.

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London Road Fire Station Project – Development

London Road Fire Station Project – Development

Through an opportunity offered by Jenny Walker to students at Manchester School of Art, I have been part of a project developing work inspired by London Road Fire Station, an iconic Manchester landmark saved from demolition but about to be redeveloped so a unique moment in time to record the lost grandeur and celebrate the […]

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Textiles in Practice MA – Year 1

Textiles in Practice MA – Year 1

Just over a year ago I applied to Manchester School of Art to do the Textiles in Practice MA. The purpose of my MA is to build up a portfolio of personal practice to support applications for collaborative & community projects and to discover what I make when I am ‘under-employed’, to keep developing my skills, my voice and maintain my sanity.

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Make Anything – Fred Aldous Window

Make Anything – Fred Aldous Window

The Manchester Craft Mafia were invited to create an exhibition of members work for their Make Anything series of windows.

Please check it out if you are around the Northern Quarter in Manchester.

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