Background and experience

 In addition to my workshops and  events work

I am also an experienced artist and qualified trainer who has provided workshops and projects in many different environments and I have many years experience. ( for more information about me  )

I have  been fortunate to have worked with many well-known clients for example

  • Coordinating large scale events, engaging and training volunteers to help me to deliver projects with the community as part of a multi-agency team.  examples of this include coordinating and  Winchester Cathedral Lantern Festival as well as providing the willow lantern workshops for two years.
  • Provide outreach arts activities in the community for various museums and art centres
  • I have worked on projects and delivered activities for various local authorities, schools, art organisations and the public sector, arts and business organisations and clients such as Goodwood Motorsports.
  • I have delivered workshops and displays at many different music festivals, countryside and agricultural shows.
  • Creating land art in the forest and willow structures in schools and community gardens.
  • And  last but not least I provide my own workshops in community halls and for private bookings

I have an up to date enhanced DBS certificate as does any paid staff member who works for me. I  have the following insurances in place -Public Liability and Employers Liability. (£5 m)  .

I  hold a range of relevant qualification including the PTLLS teaching adults certificate, Training the Trainer OCN,  IOSH Health and Safety – Managing Safely certificate, Emergency First Aid, and have many training certificates relating to supporting the community as well as a  Cultural Studies B A.Degree.

Additional information

  • I am a practising artist and  have exhibited my  work in a variety of venues and galleys
  • In conjunction with my creative practice, I have over 20 years of, experience of working in rural and inner-city environments  with public and voluntary sector organisations in the south of Hampshire
  • I am also an experienced event coordinator and have experience of co-coordinating and working in partnership with others to create many different events, projects, festivals and creative projects.