Art and Crafts

Local Artists and Craft Folk

Ann Gilbert

Ann Gilbert has been working in water colours but is now experimenting an acrylics and subjects that are new to her. She attended Chris Winch's class in Stetchworth. Her favourite painters are J M W Turner and Georgia O'Keefe.

Barbara Redman

Barbara Redman has been crafting for many years now, with a special interest in designing and making more unusual items, using mainly fabric and paper/card, as well as upcycling everyday items that may otherwise be thrown away. You can usually see her at Burwell Farmer's Market on the 2nd Saturday of each month at Burwell Village College.
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David Boughey

After many years working as an engineer and in technical sales, David changed careers. Exploiting his creative side he has made his lifetime love of photography into a business. He enjoys the mix of wedding, commercial, event and portrait photography assignments. For information on any of the above or photography tuition, he can be contacted on 01638744399.
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David Martin

A hobby photographer, David Martin enjoys being out-and-about and exploring locally - and likes to see and to share scenes like gorgeous sunrises, sunsets, cloudscapes, rivers, Wicken and the fens, and the odd and the amusing. Maybe everyday things and scenes that you pass by without a second glance, but seen from a slightly different perspective, captured in an image that makes you stop and wonder and to appreciate.

David Ogilvie

David Ogilvie is a photographer, architecture graduate, and avid Star Wars fan. He studied photography at A level and gained an LRPS award from the Royal Photographic Society. He has covered a wide variety of photographic fields, from Portraiture to Landscape, Street photography to Architectural photography. Professionally, he is a wedding and events photographer.
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David Owen

David Owen is a keen local amateur photographer, fortunate enough to live on the doorstep of Wicken Fen, where most of the wildlife photographs are taken. But also enjoys Lakenheath Fen, Welney Wildlife Trust and Lackford Lakes; as well as Anglesey Abbey.

Di Cope

Di Cope is a local artist, living in Burwell, and painting local scenes and houses. Mostly working in oils.
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Elliot Needham

The world as seen through the camera lens of Elliot Needham. Elliot always says the best camera is 'the one you have in your hand at the time'. Elliot is no stranger to using a wide array of cameras including the camera on his phone to capture some remarkable images in some very interesting locations. Elliot is also an enthusiastic member of the Bottisham and Burwell Photographic Club.Prints are for sale, please email.
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James Chilvers

The pictures that James Chilvers takes are not restricted to a single genre or style of photography he enjoys playing with the technical possibilities of this art form and see what happens. He describes some of his images as: 'Fallen Grandeur' or 'Wrecks, Relics and Ruins' but equally he might see something while out for a walk that catches his eye and trys to capture it in a creative way.
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Jane Starnes

Interests are many and varied, including spinning, weaving, lacemaking, jewellery making, glass fusing, basketry, knitting, crochet. See Ωmega Crafts web site for more information.
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Kathy Ogilvie

Inspired by the Bible and the natural world, Kathy Ogilvie enjoys using various techniques, including needle felting and weaving, to create these pieces which use a mixture of new, reused and unwanted materials.

Kevin Pigney

A natural history photographer with many of his images being of local wildlife.
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Laura Gailbraith

Laura Gailbraith is a wildlife and landscape photographer based in Burwell. Find out more about her work on her Facebook Page
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Laurence Heffer

I build rustic wagons, play spaces, garden structures, and even bowtop dog kennels for sale and for hire. If you’d like something off-the-shelf or have a bespoke design in mind please contact me!
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Stephanie Greaves

Predominantly an Equestrian and Animal artist. Newmarket, the heart of British Horseracing, is a constant inspiration for her work. Recently moved from Cheveley and looking forward to setting up around Burwell and doing some paintings in the village.
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