Harry Billinge MBE LdH

Harry Billinge MBE LdH

I first saw Harry Billinge MBE LdH 2 years ago on breakfast TV talking about the D Day Normandy landing in 1944. Watching this powerful interview I was moved to tears with how humble Harry said ‘don’t thank me, and don’t say I’m a hero. I...

A Local Hero Tribute..

A Local Hero Tribute..

As an artist coming from Middleton, it is great to be asked to create a piece of artwork which will go up on the front of a local pub. It is an even bigger privilege to create an image of local hero Lee Rigby who was tragically taken to soon. The picture I created is...

A Reminder

A Reminder

I wanted to create a blog which was a reminder to myself of how far I have come in such a short space of time (under 3 years).  In no particular order My Manchester ‘Bees about town’ collection going up at Oxford Road train stationAsked by Northern...

BE LOCAL Heaton Hall feature

BE LOCAL Heaton Hall feature

After posting my photographs of inside Heaton Hall (Heaton Park, Manchester) earlier this year in June I had a great response. Amongst the great messages I received a really nice inbox from Clare, who runs Alkrington Life Be Local Magazine who was keen to feature me...

Only time will tell – Fighting with a diagnosis 23.07.21

Only time will tell – Fighting with a diagnosis 23.07.21

I was diagnosed with bipolar well over 10 years ago, just before what I call the ‘bipolar boom’ where it seemed everyone started to receive the diagnosis. I was put on all types of meds throughout the years. Every combination you can think of which they can prescribe...

Festival of Transport at Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness 17.07.21

Festival of Transport at Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness 17.07.21

On Saturday I had my first Exhibition at the Festival of Transport which I was asked to showcase some of my artwork.  I was contacted a couple of months ago & asked to create an image which celebrated 175 years of Furness Railway & Lakes line. The image itself...

LEE RIGBY Memorial & Truck naming day 11.07.21

LEE RIGBY Memorial & Truck naming day 11.07.21

I am privileged to announce that i was asked to take part in a project in association with The Lee Rigby Foundation & Veterans Training Academy. I was very honoured to have been asked by Darren Wright (VTA founder) for my artistic input. The Lee Rigby Foundation...

ROWETTA (Manchesters Queen Bee) 02.07.21

ROWETTA (Manchesters Queen Bee) 02.07.21

I have been involved in a few fundraisers in the past year, helping raise funds for RMHC for children, Manchesters NSPCC & Manchesters Hospitality sector after being hit hard by the pandemic - but to name a few. To help raise funds I have...

Colourful artwork at Blackpool North celebrates seaside fun

Colourful artwork at Blackpool North celebrates seaside fun

Vibrant artwork has been installed at Northern’s Blackpool North station celebrating the resort’s sun, sea and sand.   The colourful images can be seen on the glass panels of the gateline, welcoming passengers to...