Hive Young Writers Network 2016-

Roles: Founder, Coordinator & Lead Facilitator (2016 – ongoing)
Hive delivers high-quality, accessible writing activity across: artistic, developmental, cultural, therapeutic and social needs, supporting young people to reach their potential through: guidance, skill-building, showcasing platforms, mentorship, resources, development pathways, awards, publication and…

Signposts/Writing Yorkshire (07–15)  #2

Roles: Writing Facilitator, Development Worker (2007 – 2015)

Key roles and achievements:
As a writer
I worked as a freelanced writing facilitator and development worker for Signposts/Writing Yorkshire consistently for 8 years…

The Youth Word Up (2012-21)

Roles: Writing and spoken word facilitator
Publication: Collation and design

As part of his guest curation of Off the Shelf in 2012, poet, novelist and activist, Benjamin Zephaniah…

Lovebytes (2002-13)

Freelance roles – Lovebytes 2002 – 2013

I worked with Lovebytes between 2002 and 2013 in various freelance roles including…

Cube Magazine (2005-12)

Cube Magazine Journalism & Media Project

Role/s: (Oct 2005 – 2012)
Project Manager
Trainer (journalism, graphic design, photography, film/documentary)
Supervisor, mentor, editor
Graphic designer for Cube in print (2008 onwards)

Cube Magazine was a pioneering vocationally focused journalism and media project…

Site Gallery (1998-2011)

Site Gallery Contemporary Art Gallery (1998 to 2011)

Various freelance roles over a number of years including:
Education manager, freelance workshop facilitator & development worker

I worked extensively at Site Gallery during my early years as a freelance creative practitioner…

Artist in Residence – Abbeydale Grange (2003-05)

Roles: Multimedia Artist in Residence & Workshop Leader
Key roles and achievements:
Reviving an unused darkroom and ran…

Youth Arts Worker – St. Mary’s

Role: Youth Arts Worker – St. Mary’s Community Centre (March 2005 – August 2006)

I work as part of a team of youth workers devising and delivering creative sessions for the junior youth group and on occasion the senior group.