Tea with the Mayor

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On August 22nd fellow artist, Jane Jukes and I attended Brighton City Hall to present the Mayor with paintings which were for the Brighton and Hove  fund raiser. Mr. Mayor had invited us to come for tea in appreciation for … Continued

Pentathlon games at the Olympic park

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On August 11th we attended the modern pentathlon games here in London’s Olympics. They were held at the Greenwich area and included the equestrian jumping. It was so exciting with the crowds roaring their encouragement to all riders. The feeling … Continued

Olympic flame arrived in Brighton

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On July 16th the Olympic flame arrived in Brighton. We had tickets for the celebration in the Cricket ground which I am sure is still recovering from over 10,000 people trampling all over it.

Brighton Friends Day

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Yesterday, July 14th Dupont Art took part in Brighton Friends Day. It felt like half the city had converged into the down town area. I assisted with a couple of members in setting up a small showing of our art … Continued

Embroiders Guild Regional Conference

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I attended our Embroiders Guild Regional conference yesterday and heard Alice Kettle give an excellent presentation on her past, present and future work. She sews huge pieces and has commissions around the world. She paints with thread and is now … Continued

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