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Archive for September, 2016

Jamie Bull

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Rosetta Ceesay

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

A well-travelled artist, Rosetta began her art career in her teens in Northern Ireland when she painted landscapes in oil, and many psychedelic murals.  In Brisbane, Australia, in the 70’s she Tutored at Wynnum Women’s Creative Arts Centre.  Her work was regularly shown in Roma Street Forum and The Carina Gallery.

Back in Northern Ireland she worked as an Art Therapist.  In November 2011, Rosetta organized an 8 day African themed Arts Event and Charity Art Exhibition in The Civic Centre, Carrickfergus, to celebrate International Year for Peoples of African Descent.  She also exhibited “Faces of Africa” portraits there, at Belfast Zoo’s African Culture Days, and at the Flax Gallery in Newtownabbey.  The series appeared as part of “Culture World” at Belfast Mela where she ran an African Art Workshop.  Rosetta also took part in a Multicultural Art Workshop at Larne Art Centre, and demonstrated Portrait Painting Techniques at Art Club meetings there.

In Manchester she is known as an Artist Bear designer and creator.  Often working in the finest Steiff mohair, she creates one-of-a-kind fully jointed teddies which go to collectors worldwide.  She also runs African Traditional Art workshops and concentrates on Portrait painting.


Bloomfield Art

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Bloomfield Art undertakes all aspects of painting conservation and fine art restoration, from condition checking to reconstructing missing areas of paintings.

We also offer a full antique frame restoration service from cleaning gilt frames to repairing damage to decorative swept frames and full re-gilding.

We are happy to travel out and view the paintings for restoration and do serve most of the North West Region. If you are unsure if we serve your area please contact us. We can travel as far north as Lancaster and as far south as Chester, we also travel east and west to Leeds and Liverpool. If you are outside this area please contact us and we will be happy to discuss other options.

Usually a quick call is all you need to make an appointment. We can arrange to view the piece and assess the work necessary.  Alternatively you can get a preliminary email quotation by using the directions here.

James Bloomfield has been an associate member of the British Association of Picture Cleaner Restorers since 2003 and has over 11 professional experience of restoring and cleaning oil paintings for both the commercial and private collector.

Stephen Bibby

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Manchester Playwright Forum

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Bev Stein

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Robert Smith

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Elite Filming

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Elite filming’s goal is to create handcrafted, individual and exciting films for our clients. We want to capture all of the emotional, fun and candid moments of your special day. Whilst filming we want to make a connection with our clients so we can produce the best film possible. Only a limited number of weddings are commissioned a year so each gets the necessary care and attention they deserve. We want our couples to inspire us and trust our judgement in capturing an incredible vision of their love story.

Our cinematic filming and editing services have always set us apart. We offer a unique editing style for wedding cinematography, spending that little bit extra with clients to ensure you receive a wedding film tailored to suit you.

You choose your filming and editing style, ranging from an interactive film with the bride, groom and guests talking to the camera, to an unobtrusive style, capturing the essence of your day on film. The style of our films will be natural, unique and above all gorgeous to watch. We’ll capture your day and the stories that unfold, in a way that will be discreet and subtle so you can relive the highs, the laughs, the dreams for years to follow.

Elite Filming is a high quality cinematography company based in the city centre of Manchester. Elite Filming was established by Maz Afzal, an enthusiastic and experienced photographer and cinematographer. Maz has a plethora of training in media production, ensuring every client has a perfect video of their day.

Jenny Walker

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Brian Raymond

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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