Paper cuts
Paper cuts

'Shipley Lates' and family fun events ran alongside the V& A's 'Out of the Ordinary' exhibition. Folded and cut tissue paper garlands.

Geffrye Museum
Geffrye Museum

My costumes travelled to Hackney for a family fun day of dressing up.

Cuddly couture
Cuddly couture

This has been really popular kids workshop. I have run similar sessions at Stephenson railway museum and the Shipley Art Gallery.

Mono printing
Mono printing

I have taught art and design for 25 years in FE and to adults at various levels. I now run small workshops in my 'Backyard Art School' from my studio in Whitley Bay. Email to be added to my mailing list for more info.

Lighting up the gallery
Lighting up the gallery

Family fun day Inspired by the galleries collection. Children made lanterns from laminated tissue, cut and shaped and then lit and displayed.

Bird workshop
Bird workshop

These were some of the birds made when I worked with a group of older people in Benwell at the lovely St James' church. Creating Spring bird decorations.

Chairs for bears
Chairs for bears

Family fun day inspired by an exhibition of furniture and interior spaces. Children created extraordinary chairs, sofas, thrones and swings for their furry friends.

Cheshire cat smiles
Cheshire cat smiles

'Shipley Lates' had a Mad Hatters tea party with lots of activities, I made the props and ran craft workshops at the event.

Needle felting
Needle felting

I have taught art and design for 25 years in FE and to adults at various levels. I now run small workshops in my 'Backyard Art School' from my studio in Whitley Bay. Email to be added to my mailing list for more info.

Money boxes
Money boxes

This was one of around 40 money boxes made with me by kids at a fun day at Arbeia Roman Fort.

Gateshead garden festival
Gateshead garden festival

Craft event at Gateshead garden festival. Flowers, plants and insects were created and added to a blooming flower show.

Sky scrapers
Sky scrapers

Gallery family fun days. A kids workshop with boxes, card, scissors, lots of sticky tape and images of buildings and bits of buildings. The Shipley was filled with a fabulous if rather precarious city.