Chantelle Boyle - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 800 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-0122-013
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Chantelle Boyle : Artist behind the scenes

Warm wine, empty crisp bowls and the smell of fresh paint.  The degree show is about to start for Chantelle Boyle and her final year exhibition and performance.

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Warwickshire Open Studios 2019

Exhibiting my handmade, photography prints during Warwickshire Open Studios, featuring traditional black & white and for the first time colour, prints from my latest series on Sri Lanka, Coventry. And of course, tea and cake!

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Theatre Absolute - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 1600 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-0039-010
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Sphere by Theatre Absolute

7 strangers join together in the Shop Front Theatre to create the final part of Theatre Absolute‘s 2 year project Are We Where We Are?

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Pretty Thieving - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 1600 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-0052-032
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Pretty Thieving : Live Room Sessions – Radio Plus

Julia Fullerton-Batten - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 200 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-0024-011
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Julia Fullerton-Batten & The Old Father Thames

An unexpected break in the overcast weather of October created some challenging conditions for Julia Fullerton-Batten.

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Candid - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 1600 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-0009-013
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Candid : Live Room Sessions – Radio Plus

Ahead of their main stage performance at The Godiva Festival, the (Coventry!) indie rock band Candid went into the Radio Plus studio for a special show on The PM Music Cafe .

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Alan Wakeman - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 1600 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-0003-004
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Jazz Duo – Alan Wakeman and Neil Hunter

An special evening of Jazz featuring the duo Alan Wakeman and Neil Hunter (both members of Interplay Jazz) at Premier Atelier, Coventry.

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Mercurial Dance - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 1600 on 35m ID-3760-003
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Retold by Mercurial Dance

‘Retold’ was a production created by Mercurial Dance as part of the ‘Read All About!’ performances in the old Coventry Evening Telegraph Building (CET).  Drawing of stories and events that took…

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Coventry Arts Trail - Photographed with Film - Kodak T-Max P3200 at ISO 1600 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-3741-007
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Coventry Arts Trail 2018

It’s the final week of Warwickshire Open Studios 2018 and the Coventry Arts Trail so I thought it would be appropriate to post these photos from a recent visit to…

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Feel Good - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 800 on Medium Format 120 Roll ID-3740-004
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Feel Good Meetup

Last month the Feel Good Ambassadors hosted one of their Ideas Factories at St Claire’s, Coventry Cathedral. A fantastic and fun evening was had by all as they discussed exciting…

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La Voix - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 800 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-3733-004
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La Voix at The Albany

Riding high from being a semi-finalist on Britain’s got Talent in 2014 and staring in Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie in 2016, La Voix is currently spreading glamour across the…

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Transitions - Photographed with Film - Ilford HP5 400 at ISO 800 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-3730-019
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Transitions at The Albany

Backstage at The Albany, Coventry – Transitions

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Beers and Camera - Photographed with Film - Kodak T-Max 400 at ISO 400 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-3719-026
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Beers & Camera Birmingham

Having spent the previous day shooting, dev’ing and scanning for the Coventry Shop Front Festival I wasn’t sure if my legs would last long for the Birmingham Photo Meetup, and to top…

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Shop Front Festival - Photographed with Film - Ilford FP4 125 at ISO 400 on 35mm 135 Roll ID-3717-025
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Shop Front Festival 2018 – Coventry

Shop Front Festival presented by Theatre Absolute 23rd and 24th March 2018, Coventry City Centre Haven’t got much time to write about the day at the moment but wanted to get…

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Coventry City - Photographed with Film - Ilford FP4 125 at ISO 125 on 4x5 Large Format Sheet ID-3715-005
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Above Coventry

There are over 180 steps to climb up to the top of the Coventry Cathedral tower but it’s definitely worth it for the magnificent views of the city and beyond.  Wrap…

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CET Popup - Photographed with Film - Ilford Delta 3200 at ISO 3200 on Medium Format 120 Roll ID-3713-003
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CET Popup

The old Coventry Evening Telegraph building , still open for a few more months and well worth a wonder around to see this historic building abandoned when the newspaper ended.…

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Morocco Dave - Photographed with Film - ilfordhp4 at ISO 400 on Medium Format 120 Roll ID-3712-005
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Morocco Dave at the CET Popup

The old Coventry Evening Telegraph Building is a wonderful place to meander around, full of history and many rooms left as they were when it shut down.  It’s currently being…

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Northern Italy and Tuscany

July 2017, the car was packed, 50% of the boot was filled with camera equipment and the route was set for the drive down to Italy from the UK.  2…

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