Curriculum Vitae

I run  weaving classes and workshops for individuals and small groups in my home workshop in Bolton, England and also at other venues for larger groups. I offer talks and demonstrations of my work, and have exhibited at a range of specialist textiles events around the UK.

Recent and Forthcoming Exhibitions and Events

April 17/18th 2016, Rheged, Penrith, Knit and Stitch Show

September 2013, 2014 and 2015, Skipton, YARNDALE

June 2013 and 2014, Cockermouth, Cumbria, WOOLFEST

June 2013 and 2015, Helmshore Textile Museum, FOLLOW THE THREAD

January-March 2013, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe, To The Letter, Selected Exhibition

Recent and Forthcoming Workshops and Commissions

October 2017, Rigid heddle Weaving Workshop, Eden Valley Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

August 31st-September 4th 2017, Long Weekend of Weaving workshop at Waddow Hall, Clitheroe

May 2017-present, weaving commission for Dansette UK

February 2017 Weekend of Weaving workshop at Waddow Hall, Clitheroe

February  and September 2016, Weaving Workshops at Waddow Hall, Clitheroe

April 2014, Anglo Saxon Textiles workshops, Longshaw Junior School, Blackburn

February 2014 and 2015, Weekend of weaving workshops at Waddow Hall, Clitheroe

November 2013-January 2014, Weaving commission of bespoke panels for Salt

February-June 2013, Weekly Felt Making workshops, Bolton Muslim Girls’ School, Bolton
January 2013-present, Weekly textiles workshops at Castle Hill Primary School, Bolton

Education and Training

1979-83, University of Birmingham, BA Honours French Degree
1984-7, South Birmingham Health Authority, Registered General Nurse
1995-6, Bolton Institute of Higher Education, Post Graduate Certificate of Education FE and HE
2004-6, Bradford College, HNC Hand Woven Textile Design
2006-7, Manchester Metropolitan University, Graduate Diploma in Creative Business Development