On Monday 9th July (Manic Monday) there was an amazing line-up on the Centre Court of Wimbledon and I made sure I got some photographs of the tennis legends in action.
The results were:
Roger Federer beat Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 7-5, 6-4
Serena Williams beat Evgeniya Rodina 6-2, 6-2
Rafa Nadal beat Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-3, 6-4
Jamie Murray & Victoria Azarenka beat Lena Groenefeld & Robert Farah 7-6, 6-7, 7-5
Here are some pictures from those matches
The Knitted Bible was created by St George’s Church URC, Hartlepool. It comprises of over 30 passages from the Bible recreated with knitted dolls. It is very colourful and creative, and a wonderful way to illustrate Biblical stories.
It is on tour at the moment (and will be till the end of December 2019!) I saw the Knitted Bible last week whilst it was on display at St Stephen’s Church, Chatham.
For more details (and to see the planned journey for the Knitted Bible) please see this link: http://www.stgeorgesurc.co.uk/the-knitted-bible/
The Sweeps Festival is a lively annual event held in Rochester, Kent.
If you like folk music, morris dancing and/or colourful costumes then this is the place to be! The Sweeps Festival is the biggest morris dancing festival in the world and this year welcomed over 50 morris dancing groups to Medway, in addition to a range of talented musicians and bands. Sweeps is a celebration of Spring and takes place over the May bank holiday weekend.
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Shell Grotto, Margate
A few weeks ago I took a trip to the seaside town of Margate to see its beautiful Shell Grotto. The grotto was discovered in 1835 but is still shrouded in mystery. No one is completely sure who created it, when, or for what purpose. But one indisputable fact is how utterly stunning the grotto is. For more details about the shell grotto please follow this link: http://shellgrotto.co.uk/
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Here are some photographs from my visit to Kent Life on Easter Day.
For more details about Kent Life please visit: https://kentlife.org.uk/
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Dickensian Christmas Festival Rochester
The Dickensian Christmas Festival is held annually in Rochester, Medway. Here are some photographs taken during the event on Saturday 2nd December.
2017 Aylesford Annual Art Show
This year’s Aylesford Art Show took place on 25th & 26th November. I exhibited a few of my wintry-themed artworks in this group show.
Here are some pictures from the exhibition.
Folkestone Triennial 2017
The Folkestone Triennial is a visual arts festival which has been held every three year since 2008. Contemporary artists use the coastal setting of Folkestone in Kent to create site-specific works that bring art out of the gallery setting and into public spaces. Yesterday I visited the event and here are some photographs from the inspiring Triennial.
World Athletics Championships 2017
On Saturday 5th August I attended the Athletics World Championships with my sister at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Here are some photographs from the morning session.
Victoria in Faversham
Here are some pictures which were taken during a sunny photo-shoot in Faversham – featuring my beautiful friend Victoria Sheppard.