Fruits of Nature

This was an event to celebrate natures harvest and how local fruits and traditions can be used to create products and foods. It was a family day incorporating charcoal making, heavy horse forestry, apple juice making, spinning and folk music to name but a few of the activities. A really dull day with alot of…

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Knighton Park Family Fun day, Leicester 2014

Brilliant weather helped to make this event a real success. A lot of people came to this event which was good for the organisers but a bit of a challenge as a photographer! Because alot of the activities were in `pens` it was hard to isolate people engaged in events. The photographs definitely give the impression…

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Parks Active 2014 Leicester

This was the second year of covering this event, so I decided to focus on the new events that were different from the year before. The events I covered were the circus skills  at Castle Gardens, Bangra fitness at Humberstone park and the Wheels project at Knighton Park. The weather was great and so there…

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Bio Blitz Western Park, Leicester 2014

I covered the Bio Blitz nature conservation event for the Leicester City Council at Western Park on the 14th June 2014. I think the photographs really capture the spirit of the event. A mix of serious conservation talks and fun activities that helped young people learn about ecology. There was a challenge getting images in the…

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Spark Children’s Art Festival

Today I photographed an event at Knighton Park for Leicester City Council as part of the annual Spark Children’s Art Festival. The company were called Circle of Two and performed a trapeze act called The impossible love story of Bambolina and Dodo. The performance was followed by a  trapeze workshop for children. The challenges of this job were…

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Finding images for our 2014 Calendar

We didn’t do a family calendar last year (for some reason??!!)  and this year I was going to make up for it. It was then that I thought that I’ve not hardly taken any photos of the kids this year! But on trawling through the hard drive I still managed to find these. Decided to…

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Thurmaston Village Preschool

Took some photos today for Mrs Foster at  her Preschool business in Thurmaston . These images are going to be used in a website that she wants to set up for her business. She wanted a collection of images showing the children in various activities. She  also  wanted photographs of site location, the staff and…

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