drawing in the park flyer

Make Space for Girls Festival 2024

Following the success of the 2023 Make Space for Girls Festival the Friends of Rowntree Park are running another one. The festival is aimed at encouraging girls to use their local parks for mental and physical well-being. There will be over 30 fantastic events and they are all free. I am delighted to be involved…

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medieval archives workshop

Medieval Archives Workshop

I am thrilled to be involved in a very exciting event in partnership with Explore York Libraries and Archives and the University of York. Families will be given the opportunity to see a number of the medieval city books contained in the archive. The books are fascinating records of medieval life and beautiful artefacts in…

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floral workshop all saints church

Floral Workshop

On Saturday 27 April I will be running a relaxing workshop for spring at All Saints Church. The afternoon workshop will explore a series of floral compositions working with line drawing, collage and watercolour paint. It is open to adults of all abilities and all the materials will be provided. Refreshments will be available and…

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copenhagen denmark visit october 2023


I have recently visited Copenhagen where my son is currently studying at the university. I left Denmark with the thought that the Danish way of life is both considerate and considered. The Danes are committed to sustainability and there is evidence of this everywhere. The use of natural materials and the blending of old and…

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summer reading challenge 2023

Explore York Workshops

For the Summer Reading Challenge 2023 Explore York have a fantastic range of activities and events for children during the school holidays. I will be running nine upcycled creations workshops at nine different libraries and all the details can be found in the programme on page nine. The workshops are all free but places need…

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Four Collages 2023

Collage Workshop

I will be running a collage workshop at the lovely All Saints Church on 2 August 2023. It is an evening workshop for adults and we will be creating a series of collages and enjoying a glass of wine. Tickets can be booked here:

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make space for girls

Make Space for Girls

I am delighted to be involved with this important campaign to encourage older girls to experience the mental and physical benefits of being in their local park. During the month long programme of events I will be running a Watercolour Painting Workshop. The wide variety of events and activities on offer can be found here:…

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york art gallery illustration workshops

Illustration Workshops

It was wonderful to have a full house at the first of my illustration workshops at York Art Gallery. Thank you so much to everyone for being such a fantastic group and for creating such a diverse range of incredible characters. Here are the dates for the remaining three workshops and the information needed to…

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