Vlog 1 – The Arts Council

Vlog 1 – The Arts Council

Vlog 1 – The Arts Council Experience!  In our first Vlog, Jess explains her experience of going through The Arts Council process and being awarded funding. She includes tips and advice for other makers and Artists looking to...
Art for COVID-19 Heroes!

Art for COVID-19 Heroes!

Art for Covid Heroes From October 2020 to January 2021 we had 9 Art and local produce giveaways, we awarded 32 prizes and promoted 14 different creatives and local businesses! Our aim was to promote local business whilst also making people smile and receive...
The Maker Series Trailer

The Maker Series Trailer

The Maker Series Trailer This film trailer is a culmination of all the Maker Films. It is wonderful to look back and see what we have achieved so far. Many more exciting projects are on the horizon and we hope to resume our the filming of Makers in 2021. Until then...
BBC Spotlight Feature

BBC Spotlight Feature

BBC Spotlight Feature After watching Hester Berry’s Makers in Isolation film, Jen Smith, a reporter for BBC Spotlight, featured Hester in a news story, highlighting women makers in lockdown. See the shortened version...
Makers in Isolation

Makers in Isolation

Makers in Isolation During this collectively difficult time, Jess thought it important to document how Makers are adapting and coping in isolation. Many revenue streams have dried up and evolving new ways of working have been extremely important in the survival of...
Filming Rosie

Filming Rosie

Filming Rosie It was an absolute pleasure filming Rosie Anderson creating a beautiful felted sheepskin. I have known Rosie for several years since we met through Louise Middleton, Golden Bear Belts, but this was the first time I had visited her amazing smallholding...