Heather Gillespie is one of the UK's finest glass cutters and engravers. She graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2006 and then moved to the Czech Republic where she continued her training as a glass engraver and cutter. Peter Rath, the owner of the prestigious glass company of Lobmeyr in Vienna, nurtured her skills and potential, acting as her mentor.
Ulverston Victoria High School’s joint concert with the Royal Marines band proved to be hugely popular, in a brilliant night at the Coronation Hall.
Artist of the Month Ellie Chaney
Ellie has a wide range of artistic loves including illustration, photography, film making, animation and the ancient skill of papercutting. She creates beautiful and intricate imagery in a variety of mediums which depict nature at it’s finest but that also highlight environmental concerns in the hopes of raising awareness.
Can you tell us more about how your art stimulates conversation about the issues that face us with regards to nature and the environment?
I am amazed by the incredible diversity of the natural world, from the animals that we see everyday like songbirds, to deep sea creatures...
Local brass bands will once again be on hand to provide first class entertainment throughout the summer months in South Cumbria. This is an exclusive guide on who is playing, at which bandstand on what weekend, so there is no excuse not to come along and listen!
‘Music in the Park’ is a 14 week schedule, which takes place every year on the idyllic Park Road Gardens Bandstand in Grange. The first concert took place at the end of May, and the event runs through to the beginning of September.
Local bands include Dalton Town Band, Ulverston Victoria High School and...