30th Anniversary

On the first of October 1984 a young budding artist called Alan Reed took the plunge to go self employed as a full time artist through the Enterprise Allowance Scheme, an initiative set up by Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative Government which gave a guaranteed income of £40 a week to unemployed people who set up their … Read more

Great North Museum

Tiny Lives April 26th will see a return for me to the Great North Museum for the Tait Walker Art Exhibition. It’s in support of the Tiny Lives Fund. It will a trip down memory lane for me as I used to work part time at the Great North Museum 1983-1984. Back then it was called … Read more