Events & News

You will often find me at a number of events exhibiting my creations, providing demonstrations and offering craft activities

2021 News –  art exhibitions



Hampshire Artist Cooperative Art Exhibition

19th -26th October Stock bridge Town Hall, High Street , Stockbridge Hampshire

August 21

August is going to be a busy month for me

I always enjoy taking part in traditional events and fairs as I get to meet many people who wouldn’t normally attend a art exhibition however I am often  to busy this year I have set set aside the time to take part in  two traditional events the first is  on the 14th of August the second in later in the year in October.

I am also involved in the Hampshire Open Art Studios once again and I am again showing work at two venues

June 21

I was so pleased to have been invited to join the  Art In the Gardens event this years at Little Forest Land Art, North Boarhunt, Hampshire. the land art show is open from the 12th to the 26th June.

It  is such a  amazing place to visit  and  is free to attend., several of my sculptures will be on show and I will be there on a few days creating with the materials on site

If you would like to meet me I will be on site on the 24th and 25th of June


I was so pleased to discover that my fantasy bird has been accepted for the St Barbe Museum and Gallery , Lymington  open art exhibition this year. The show is  on from 11th May to the 12th of June

Recent News April 21


Some of my work is also available  through two gallery’s in Hampshire


You will often find me at a number of events exhibiting my creations, and providing demonstrations. and with the recent changes its great to be able to share that I am taking part in the fantastic

Little Forest Land Art open exhibition in June

and Southern Nature Art Exhibition at the end of August



 Shine winter exhibition at the Yellow Edge Gallery.

December 7th November to 20th December ( online during November lockdown to resume at the gallery in December

Address- Stoke Road Gosport, Hants


Art and Craft Market events and markets

I am going to be attending two events the first being Sunday 13th December 10am -3pm Market Place, Romsey Hampshire and Eastleigh art and craft market Saturday 19th December

Southern Nature Art Show – Changed to online

The largest Nature art exhibition in the South of England.  Friday 28th August – Monday 31st August at 10am – 5pm

I will be exhibiting several of my animal sculptures and providing a willow owl workshop I will also be demonstrating on several of the days.
Venue: Cams Hill School, Shearwater Avenue, Fareham PO16 8AH

Yellow Edge Gallery

Stoke Road Gosport, Hants

Wednesday 8 to Sunday 26 July Wednesday to Sunday, 11 am to 3 pm each day.

I am exhibiting several of my sculptures and paintings.

Of the Wall  Art Exhibition – Sir Harold Hilliers Gardens


30th May – 15th June Open 10am – 5 each day.

Several of my sculptures and paintings will be on show ,I will be demonstrating on the 4th, 5th , 8th and 10th of June

Location Jermyn’s Lane, Ampfield, Romsey , Hampshire link to more information

Art In The Garden at Little Forest Land Art


Saturday 30th May- 14th June

A fantastic land art exhibition

Venue: North Boarhunt nr Fareham Hants

Creative Botley an exhibition of local arts  and crafts Cancelled

Friday 15th  and Saturday 16th May – Botley Market Hall, High Street Botley, Hampshire ( parking behind the hall and the Dolphin pub)
I will be exhibiting some of my sculptures and paintings and I will be demonstrating on the Saturday,

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he Keepers Artist Collective at Flourish,

The Marlands Centre, Civic Centre Road, Southampton Thursday 30th January – Monday 3rd February.I am a member of a collective of creatives who come together to put on events and sometimes share a space to create


Previous exhibitions 2o19

Hampshire Open Arts Studios

I am delighted to have been invited to exhibit several of my willow sculptures and artworks  at two different exhibition spaces during  the Hampshire Open Art Studios this August

  • The GreyLadyes Art Foundation in Old Bursledon is a lovely restored space which has been both a ballroom and a chapel  and now is Art Centre taking place 17 – 26th August, 1-5pm each day.  For further details visit Hampshire Open Studios 
  •  Southern Nature Art Exhibition .https://southernnatureart.comTaking place between the 23rd and 26th of August at the stunning setting of  Rookesbury Park nr Wickham, Fareham in Hampshire, The exhibition hosts an amazing selection of artworks all linked to the theme of nature.  I will also be offering the opportunity for participants to attend a willow sculpture workshop.




  • In the Garden Exhibition at the Red Dog Gallery 17 – 25 May, 1-2 June and 12-16 June, 

Located  at Heather Cottage, Oakhanger, near Bordon, Hampshire 

pic of an ensemble of keepers artist


An ensemble of Keepers Artist. Pop up gallery. Showing several of my paintings and sculptures at the Marlands Centre, Southampton  City Centre. to tie in with the  Southampton Day of Art exhibition, 23rd of March  to the 31st March   


Keepers Artist Collective Art Exhibition

December 6th – 9th December 1- 6pm each day

3 – 4 East Street, Southampton Hampshire


Chillworth Manor Christmas Gift & Craft Fair.

December 2nd 10am – 4pm

Chillworth Southampton SO16 7PT






Bursledon Art Society Art  Exhibition

24th and 24th November

10am- 4pm each day







pic of my willow chestnut sculpture Previous Exhibitions I occasionally enter my work into art exhibitions  early this summer one of my pieces Harvest Fruit being displayed at Southampton Art Gallery Four Seasons Exhibition

Applications were able to  artist residing on Hampshire Dorset  and the Isle of Wight



Hampshire Open Studios Arts Trail

I  also exhibited  several of my sculptures in this  summers Open Arts Studios  in August with local potters Angie and Robin from Macmillan Crafts.

Alresford Agricultural Show, Saturday September 1st

10 am – 4pm Tichborne Park, SO24 0NA New Alresford, Hampshire


Christmas Craft Fair Sunday 2nd December 10 -5′

at Chilworth Manor Hotel, Chilworth, Southampton,Hampshire, SO16 7PT    More details to follow



 Events that I have been involved so far this year Goodwood  Racing. Members Event

The Goodwood Estate events team  invited me to provide willow activities at  their prestigious event.  running over the weekend  17 – 18th March

Solent Gardeners and Crafts Fair

SUNDAY, JUNE 3rd 2018
10:00am until 4:00pm,University of Southampton Sports Ground


I attended this fundraiser event being run by the Southampton Rotary Club where Demonstrated, exhibited some of my work and offered  simple activities for children.

Purbeck Valley Folk  Festival

16th – 19th August

You will find me in the crafts area of the Purbeck Valley Folk Festival is a small festival set on a farm on the beautiful Jurassic Coastline. We’re a festival that’s loved by everyone because there’s loads for kids to do, loads for parents and loads for the old folkies!

It features outstanding, original young folk, roots and world music. We always encourage the young up and coming musicians too as well as booking national and international folk acts and a good variety of local music. There’s something for everyone.Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

I am often busy with my own work and teaching however now and again I work with other organisations here’s just a flavour of some of   the previous public events that I took part in over the last 2 years.

Aldershot  Lantern Parade
(October – December)
Test Valley Borough Council invited me to provide workshops for the residents of Aldershot in Hampshire . Over a period of 5 weeks I worked with  children from  4 local schools , and Adults at the West End Art Centre  and the Princess Hall.

Stay Wild Festival at Itchen Valley Country Park, working alongside other traditional and environmental crafts



Creating Willow Christmas Stars and mini Wreaths at Southampton Scrapstore Coffee Cake and Christmas Crafts Fundraising event.

I am a fan of this fantastic recycling charity and so was pleased to support them in their fundraising event.

I provided the willow crafts area at Blissfields Music Festival located nr Winchester for the weekend of the 6th, 7th and 8th July 


I provided willow demonstrations and activities at the Southampton  Blue Cross Animal Rescue fun day last  September, supporting another great local charity


pic of willow scarecrowJubilee Sailing Trust. Pumpkin and Scarecrow Fair at the Victoria Country Park. Netley nr Southampton.


greyladies imageGreyladies Arts Foundation Autumn  Fayre GAF Centre, School Rd, Bursledon, Southampton SO31 8B

Another fundraising event , this time I was there  selling my willow crafts and peg looms and demonstrating weaving on the peg GAF Autumn_Fair

pumpkin_farmRiverford Organics Pumpkin Day 
Upper Norton Farm, Norton, Sutton Scotney, Winchester SO21 3QF,

I was really pleased to have been asked to exhibit my willow creations and at the fair as well as providing basic willow activities at this amazing event alongside other craft stalls. food demonstrations and activities a great day out for the family. 

13511057_824556187680924_1863723397380117825_nArt of Heritage Christmas Art Market Sunday 11th December  . 12pm -7pm The South Western Arms 38-40 Adelaide road, SO17 2 Southampton

A chance to work alongside local artists, craft businesses in Southampton! A fun event, it was great to be able to relax with a mulled cider, real craft ales and other festive treats in the warmth of the hub of the  St Denys community   


father christmas Edwardian Workers Christmas Fayre at Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Coal Park Ln, Swanwick, Southampton SO31 7GW, UK,

A Christmas Fair with a difference. Lots of really lovely activities with an Edwardian theme. With lots of crafts and traditional fayre live music and, of course, a visit from Father Christmas.
The museum engines were working the trains running and the cafe was open .Bursledon Brickworks Autumn_Fair

christmas Winchester Christmas Fair Sunday 18th December At Winchester Guildhall, Broadway

My final craft fair event of the year  just in time for Christmas selling my willow and peg looms with lots of other fantastic crafters