Sunday Best

Sunday Best 18th June 2017

Here’s your Sunday Best for 18th June. Happy Father’s Day folks! We all love our Dad’s so here’s a little snippet of what you could be giving him today. Kirsti Hannah Brown – ceramic planters Gemma Colson – functional cutlery Picto watch Andy Poplar – etched glass Jane Revitt – Ordnance Survey Map products Ernest Journal

Emma Wylie Jewellery

Meet Glasgow based jeweller Emma Wylie

Emma Wylie is a jeweller based in the Southside of Glasgow. Since graduating from Middlesex University, London with a First Class Degree in Jewellery Design she has enjoyed experimenting with sculptural carving and casting techniques to create pieces that are individual and unique. ​ Originally from The Lake District in Cumbria, Emma has always enjoyed being surrounded by nature and …

Ruth Thorp Illustrator

Meet illustrator, designer & children’s writer Ruth Thorp

Today we want to introduce you to Ruth Thorp an illustrator, designer and children’s writer base in Bath. She has a degree in Architecture from The University of Bath; has published three picture books; created cover art, book illustrations and editorial artwork for a range of publications; and designed websites and branding for a number of small independent businesses. Ruth …

Manchester Bee Fundraising

Bee Kind Bee Good Bee Strong Bee Manchester

Bee Kind Bee good Bee Strong Bee Manchester Last Monday in the early hours of the morning I flew from Manchester with my family to Croatia; a quick 4 night break for us all for my son’s Birthday. Tuesday morning, 23rd May, we awoke to the tragic news of the senseless suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande gig in the …

Kate Boyce - Old Town Mill

Flow – an exhibition of handmade happiness

Flow – an exhibition of handmade happiness. This year the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival runs from 23.06.17 until 02.07.17 and has WATER as its theme. To tie in with this, FLOW is our exhibition of handmade happiness. Our artists find pleasure, happiness and lasting satisfaction in their activities that bring about a state of ‘flow’ characterised by complete absorption in …

Manchest Ber Fundraising

Meet Hebden Bridge based artist, Pippa Dyrlaga

Pippa completed her Degree in Contemporary Art Practice at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2006. After going out into the real world for a couple of years to work , the need to continue her art and her art education led Pippa back to the same university. Here she completed her MA in Art and Design and Curation which in 2011. …

Meet Yorkshire printmaker Sarah Harris

Meet Sarah Harris, one of our Yorkshire printmakers. Sarah’s work consists of limited edition screen prints that begin as pen drawings.  A limited colour palette is used throughout to enhance the line work, adding depth and interest through placement and tone. Having graduated in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Design Sarah had previously spent her career working within …