Dartford Book Exchange
04 February 2015 / Published in Events, Gallery
World Book Night World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading that takes place on 23 April.  It sees passionate volunteers give out hundreds of thousands of books in their communities to share their love of reading with people who don’t read regularly or own books.  World Book Night is run by The Reading
Alice 150
26 January 2015 / Published in Events, Exhibitions
Lewis Carroll’s book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published by Macmillan in November 1865. This year (2015) we (Orchards Shopping Dartford, and myself) would like to invite artists to show as much work as possible using the story of Alice as the subject. If you are an artist/hobbyist and would like to be involved in this fantastic project, please contact me at my website. My Gallery at the Orchards Centre will be showing ‘Alice’ artwork...
14 January 2015 / Published in Studio
his is the start of a very different journey for me – linocut relief printing. Linoleum is made from natural raw materials. Linseed oil, from the flax plant, is the primary ingredient. Together with wood powder, resins and other additives these are combined to create a mixture which is rolled onto a jute (plant fibre) backing. This combination is then cured in ovens...
Dartford Toy Appeal
11 November 2014 / Published in Events
HOICES (previously know as North Kent Women’s Aid) is a charity that provides safe refuge for the woman and children of Dartford and Gravesend that have had to leave their home as a result of domestic abuse. The Dartford community are asking local residents and businesses to donate NEW toys and children’s books...