Tag : art

05 May 2019
Dobcross Silver Band


My project ‘We Play In Time’ will begin at The Weavers Factory in Uppermill, Saddleworth on Saturday June 1st. I’ve been working with the Dobcross Silver Band over the past 12 months, exploring why and how traditions endure as a community evolves away from the circumstances that inspired them. On the ground floor will be photographs of the surrounding towns, taken at dawn, and pictures from the Whit Friday band day in 2018. On the first floor there will be […]

08 Jun 2017
telescope jodrell bank brian eno


I’m delighted to announce that I will be hosting a lowlight photography workshop at this year’s Blue Dot Festival ( 7/8/9th July ) at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire. There are 10 places on the course. On the Saturday afternoon there is an informal session on the techniques I use and how I approach seeing pictures. Then, on the Saturday night after the band on the main stage has finished there will be a Photo Walk, followed, on the Sunday afternoon, […]

06 Jun 2017
unity theatre liverpool archive


The Unity Theatre in Livepool has undergone a major refurbishment and I was asked to document the work over the first part of 2017. It’s a theatre that prides itself on showing new and experimental work.  

06 Jun 2017
walk the plank salford


Arts company Walk The Plank have commissioned me to archive the building of their new HQ and workshop on Cobden Street in Salford. They’ve made use of an old factory building and will be very much part of the revitalisation of Salford, a city which is now attracting a significant of artists and creators. The project is due for completion by the end of summer 2017.    

09 Aug 2016
roof gardens castlefield de trafford


  Nearly a new year ago I began work on a new project, working with DeTrafford estates. This is the press release that was sent out at the time. “A unique artistic collaboration between DeTrafford Estates and fine art photographer Simon Buckley will chart Castlefield’s changing cityscape and provide new insights into the role of the developer in the transition of Manchester. Simon, a successful photographer for over 25 years, has recently won plaudits for his intimate twilight portraits of […]