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Pet Portraits at RMG

A heartfelt commission request from my colleague Diane to honour her beloved dog Harvey. Up until now I’ve avoided taking animal commissions (for fear of fur) but who could resist that face! Composition took a little coercing but solved it in the end. Just returned from professional framers, for the finishing touch. If you’re interested […]

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Corporate Events

An Evening with Helen Sharman

19 Nov 2019 marked my last big event of the decade, and it did not disappoint. 600 guests poured into the National Maritime Museum for a special astro evening with Dr Helen Sharman, Britain first astronaut. This Saga event couldn’t come at a better time with two space themed exhibitions open at the NMM for […]

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Christmas Commission 2019

A Christmas miracle – my first painting commission in years! Festive elf Claire from IADT worked her magic and secured me a commission with an old acquaintance from Dublin. Maria wanted something special for boyfriend Ian and this sunny picture of his family was just the thing. Painted over three weeks sitting cross-legged on the […]

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Commission – The Murphy’s

A touching commission from for her husbands birthday. A double portrait of his dearly departed mother and her late husband, from a photograph taken on my aunt and uncles wedding day – where although being a flower girl, I’m too young to remember. I knew his mother so I felt it was really important to do […]

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Beverly Knight at the Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark came alive on 5 June 2019 with a special concert by Beverly Knight and her band for lucky Saga Possibilities members. The 100 winning entrants and their guests were treated to a tea themed evening with bespoke cocktails and hearty bowl food by Palette caterers. Starting with a reception on the decks of […]

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Euronav Reception @ Cutty Sark

On 20 June 2019 I had the honour of managing a Euronav reception on Cutty Sark celebrating outgoing CEO Mr Paddy Rodgers and his retirement (or so we thought). The evening was extra special, as it had recently been announced that Mr Rodgers, long term Patron and supporter of Royal Museums Greenwich, is taking the […]

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Camberwell Arts

Camberwell Arts Festival – The Art of the Party!!!!

Every events manager knows that the weeks leading up to a big project can be torture. On the morning on 15 June I was sitting with a group of my festival volunteers explaining its what I imagine having a child is like, the tension builds for week, the process itself is usually painful and you […]

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Camberwell Arts Festival Open Studios 2019

On 22 and 23 June Camberwell Artists opened their doors to the public marking a historic 25 years since the first Camberwell Arts Open Studios programme and the birth of Camberwell Arts Festival. 2019 was my first year as Summer Open Studios manager so I had a keen interest in making it to each and […]

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Camberwell Arts Festival Preview Night 2019

Camberwell Arts Festival 2019 marked its 25th year in Summer 2019, and to help us celebrate we commissioned some artists to respond to the theme of The Art of the Party. Artists Darren Ray and Andy Webster, in partnership with The Remakery, came up with something extra special – a geodesic dome on Camberwell Green. […]

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Insight Investment Astronomy of the Year 2019 Awards Ceremony

On 12 Sep 19 Royal Museums Greenwich celebrated the launch of the 11th edition of the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition with an Awards Ceremony in the National Maritime Museum. The competition is the worlds leading astrophotography exhibition, receiving 4,602 entries from 90 in 2019. The evening began at 7 as 200 […]