The Southport born Suffragette

A couple of years ago during my artist’s residency at Heron Corn Mill in Cumbria I was researching into the Westmorland based early 20th century writer Constance Holme, coined as the Northern equivalent to Thomas Hardy and George Eliot but not nearly as famous or as widely read. As part of the research I investigated her family tree and discovered …

Collaboration, Collapse and Creativity

I recently gave a presentation for M.A. students at Salford University about some collaborative projects I have experienced in my work over many years. The Twins and I The Twins and I Tributaries Tributaries brochure 1993 Tributaries flyer 1993 and most recently Rooting a Creative Project (Keer to Kent Summer 2018) Nurturing a Creative Project (Keer to Kent Winter 2018-19)

Karen Doyle – In memory

I learned this week that we lost Karen Doyle – an inspirational teacher and artist whose support and generosity kept me going during long times of self doubt. I met her only two years ago but I feel I have known her for so much longer. Although she was in my life for a short time the encounter was profound. …

ManWorks – latest

ManWorks is a mini festival of new performance work inspired by the human form in the landscape curated by theatre and performance maker Carran Waterfield and presented by presented by Heron Mill. Heron Corn Mill in association with theatre and performance maker Carran Waterfield is pleased to announce a brand new event: ManWorks, a mini festival of new performance work …

Beautiful End Sharing notes

If you missed this event here is a summary: Introduction for Beautiful End Sharing 26 May 2018 Heron Corn Mill 1.05 Welcome Reading from Godiva Rides To America: “My dad’s mum…to test the power of the wind” Last Saturday I was in Coventry sharing the Royal Wedding event with my sister and my mum – a little gathering around the …