Exodus Festival banner and site decoration

For Community Arts Northwest, 2009 & 2010. Hand-decorated banners, flags, umbrellas and bunting. Made using stencils, embroidery, applique and embellishments by community groups across the city including Eagles Wing (Bury).

City of Spirit banner

Made in 2006 (for Weston Park Museum, Sheffield with members of Grenoside, Mayfield & Norton Lees WI). Hand and machine stitched panels, applique, stencilling and image transfer.

Linking the Threads

Made in 2000 (for Manchester Art Gallery). Handmade coat, image transfer and embroidery, produced with artist Yasmin Yaqub and young people from Longsight.


Shelters Project

Made for Creative Partnerships in collboration with sculptor Andy Fear and local school children.

East Manchester Social Action project

Using art and a detached youth work model to help young people in Beswick and Openshaw to tackle mental health issues (funded by New Deal for Communities in partnership with 42nd Street)