Tags archives: event photography

  • Nithraid 2017 night time

  • Nithraid 2017 was the first time when this popular Dumfries river Nith festival continued into the night time with live music, film projections, tasty vegan stew, campfires and stories by the Vikings.I was privileged to document the efforts of talented artists from the Stove Network that masterm[...]
  • Spray painting and sign making at Apache Land

  • It is an ambitious project indeed to transform the wasteland at Sunderries Rd that has been neglected for twenty years into a community garden and kids play area, now known as Apache Land!I learned about it from Ivor Gott who was busy plotting an upcoming artists/community workshop when I popped[...]
  • Big Burns Supper carnival in Dumfries

  • My Dumfries Diaries wouldn't be complete without a photo account of Big Burns Supper carnival, the Europe's largest winter festival that takes place in Dumfries in January to celebrate Robert Burns' life, his spirit and Scottish culture.Last year I had a bad cold, and John and I couldn't make it[...]
  • Nithraid 2014 - another success for the Stovies!

  • Nithraid 2014 is a return of a fun and spirited public celebration of the River Nith crossing Dumfries. Masterminded and organised by The Stove artists' collective, this year's Nithraid is bigger and more eventful and colourful. Some 5000 spectators lined the riverbanks on September 13 to see the Sa[...]
  • Murray the Magician for In Our Town Programme

  • It is nearly mid September and the two-month In Our Town programme of street entertainment in Dumfries is drawing to an end. But not yet. Last Saturday we saw Murray the Magician and Fearchara performing for a crowd of kids, their parents and interested onlookers basking in the sun in front of Midst[...]
  • 7Stanes mountain bike display at Dock Park

  • Yesterday's performance of  7Stanes Mountain Bike Display Team for In Our Town programme of free events in Dumfries town centre attracted many young spectators and grown up visitors to Dock Park. Platforms and ramps were erected on the lawn and a trailer brought in to aid the stunts. The bike team w[...]
  • Birmingham Winter Skate 2013

  • I was strolling past the Winter Skate ice rink at Centenary Square on my way to the Birmingham Library and couldn't help taking the camera out and photographing some of the skating antics by grown ups and kids alike.Mimicking the EyeSkate in the shadow of the London Eye, Birmingham Winter Skate [...]