Seeking out stories…Meet Jo the Crow

The wonderful thing about PR is tracking down interesting stories, and this week I have found a gem! Yorkshire artist Michael Kusz has a rather unique corvid studio assistant, and if you pay a visit to his studio during the forthcoming North Yorkshire Open Studios  you may be lucky enough to meet his feathered apprentice [...]

Piotr Jajszczyk – master jeweller at Ogden of Harrogate

I am a firm believer in buying local and supporting family businesses and it's always a pleasure to be able to work with one! Ogden of Harrogate are particularly special, renowned experts in fine jewellery they still occupy their original building in James Street, Harrogate where they have been creating exceptional jewellery for customers  - [...]

Ram’s Return creates photo opp…

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Ogden Harrogate, one of the finest jewellery firms in the UK, we helped to track down this beautifully crafted silver gilt ram which was originally created in their Harrogate workshop in the 1930's. This unique piece is on loan from the London based Worshipful Company of Weavers and its [...]

PR Photo Shoot

Very impressed with the results of a photoshoot we organised earlier in the week with photographer Tim Hardy. Great photography is essential for your brand image and we think these reflect the luxury Yorkshire brand Ogden of Harrogate perfectly. A professional photo shoot is more affordable than many people realise and is definitely worth the [...]

Photographer explores Farmer Florists

The women behind the new breed of farmer florists are the subject of photographer Tessa Bunney's latest collection of images. “I went to a market in Hovingham and came across the Flowers from the Farm organisation,” says Tessa in a recent interview with the Yorkshire Post. “I have always been interested in capturing the details of [...]

Land Artist Q&A

Living North Magazine have recently interviewed artist Miriam Robson about her work. Miriam is one of the 129 artists opening up their studios as part of the North Yorkshire Open studios this June. This is a fabulous event with studios reaching from the Yorkshire Coast to the Dales, taking in market towns, villages and remote [...]

Art in the News

Lovely to see lots of northern artists in the news. I think this is a great photo by York Press​ Photographer of artist Harriet McKenzie, one of the artists taking part in York Open Studios​ this year. I'm looking forward to exploring some of the studios this weekend...http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15231182.Artists_line_up_for_York_Open_Studio_weekends_2017/?ref=rl&lp=5

Arty Interior

York photographer, Simon Palmour,  has an amazing home which features in this month's York Living Magazine. His home was designed by Ron Sims,  a York architect, best known for his work on ecclesiastical buildings, including the modern interior at Heslington Church near the University of York.“The house is full of pretty modern ideas for 1965,” says Simon, [...]

Data Data Data…

Reviewing Ripon Museums database marketing - with the help of lots of fantastic volunteers who are painstakingly cleaning the data and transferring a variety of mailing lists all into ONE lovely marketing database. Next stage is setting up the emailing templates and then hopefully they will get lots of lovely new and repeat visitors! E-marketing is [...]