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Welcome to Queer Art Club

Welcome to Queer Art Club,  a club for artists that grew out of the work of the Norwich Pride Arts Trail. Artists don’t have to be LGBT to join but a key focus of our activities will be creating a vibrant arts culture for the Norwich Pride celebrations. Queer Art Club is brought to you […]

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Pride without Prejudice

Our annual Pride without Prejudice exhibition is now open for bookings. It’s an open access exhibition  for artists of all abilities. Our aim is to celebrate the diversity of our fine city and there is a range of spaces available to make the event as accessible as possible for people on a budget. To find […]

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Steal like an artist

I am loving the book “Steal like an Artist” by Austin Kleon. Check out the trailer here: http://vimeo.com/37086074  

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OUT140 Comes Out in Northampton

The OUT140 Project is going to Northampton for their International Coming Out Day Event on Friday 11th October. Northampton Borough Council’s LGBTQ Forum and FAN Social Events Group are organising an event at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery. Opening at 1pm with a speech from Michael Ellis MP the day runs until 6.30pm, with a […]

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Event Photography Workshop: 22nd July 2pm, Norwich

I’m really excited about presenting a free 1-hour workshop on event photography at St Margaret’s Church of Art, Norwich, on 22nd July from 2pm-3pm as part of the Norwich Pride Art School in the run-up to Norwich Pride 2013.  I’ll be sharing my experience of photographing large-scale celebrations and demonstrations, wakes and weddings and offering […]

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Collaboration is good for the soul

I was delighted to be told by Norwich-based writer and artist John William Brown that he has combined one of my photos (Some of our Dead) with one of his poems (Culling [The Last Book (IV)]. This collaboration is a result of a chance meeting between us at one of the anti-ATOS demonstrations.  I had […]

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Photographing public events

Taking photos at public events at which members of the public are present can sometimes be a bit tricky in terms of obtaining permission from individuals, particularly if those images are to be posted on websites or other social networking sites. However the team at Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2013 had posted what I think […]

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May Day celebrations – a photographic feast approaches!

So looking forward to taking myself and my camera to three very photogenic events this weekend. Saturday 4th May: Trafalgar Square, London – ‘We are the 99%’ demonstration from 12 noon Sunday 5th May: Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich – Trades Council rally including bands, stalls, speakers, activities for children from 12 noon Monday 6th May: Cow […]

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Ann Nicholls photographer

Hi everyone, In these short blog posts I’ll be letting you know about photo shoots I’ve done, exhibitions I’ve seen (and participated in) and other related snappy stuff. I also contribute to the i-witness24 (Norfolk and Waveney) website, where you can see my latest photos online.  Occasionally they also appear in the local press.  

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Queer Quilters creating Pride Patchwork

Sew Gay, the Queer Quilters who meet in the library on the last Saturday of every month from 12-2pm, are creating the Pride Patchwork – over 50 years of local, national and international LGBT history in a quilt. Here’s a look at the some of the patches they’ve made so far. The Bridewell Museum are […]

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