A few people enjoyed this anecdote from September this year. So I thought I’d add it here. Hope it stands up. And yes, it happened. Bloke* sits down at table next to where I’m working Bloke: Are you working? Me (actual): Yes Bloke: I won’t interrupt you then! Bloke again: What do you do? Read More
I’m delighted to have supported ceramic artist Vicky Lindo in her successful bid for Arts Council funding for her latest project, Dead Dad Book. With partner Bill Brooks, Vicky will make a brand new collection of work inspired by her research into the life of her late father, a Windrush immigrant, absent father and alcoholic. Read More
I’ll be delivering the last few Devon D-Day World War II Heritage Trail booklets this week. The guide commemorates 12 of the most important military and cultural sites of the Second World War in North Devon. It’s unique in including sites of both strategic importance and human significance, and highlights locations from Great Torrington in Read More
How far would you go to win your rights? Break the law? Risk your health? Risk others’ safety? The Cause – the latest production from Dreadnought South West – wrestles with just these questions. Over the course of 100 intense minutes, The Cause imagines a fractious meeting between two historic figures – Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst Read More
Is art and culture part of who you are? Do you jump at the chance to see a big name? Or do you prefer something a little more untested or risky? These are the kinds of questions explored in a new initiative I had the pleasure of project managing for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum Read More
I’m pleased to be working on something rather exciting for one of my favourite clients, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM) in Exeter. All will be revealed very shortly…
I won’t lie. It’s been a challenging year personally. But in the best tradition of those who are given lemons I’m delighted to have turned out a stronger business performance this year. Packaging my income and expenditure records off to the accountant feels like Read More
“I’m combining Easter and April Fools Day this year: I’m sending kids out to look for eggs I haven’t hidden”, tweeted writer Louis Leung today. “Mean but funny,” said a friend. “Not mean at all,” I replied. “They’ll enjoy the exercise and it’ll prepare them for life’s disappointments”. “That’s very profound for April Fools Day,” said Read More
I have a couple of interesting evaluation contracts on the go at present – for South West Heritage Trust and the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon. It’s great to be able to support these two organisations in capturing the impact of their projects.
I’m delighted to have played a part in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery’s (RAMM’s) successful £2.4m bid for Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) status 2018-22. Many congratulations to RAMM and all of the other exciting organisations achieving NPO status this time around!