Port Eliot Festival – Line-Up Profiles

This is a selection of profile pages that I wrote for the line-up section of Port Eliot Festival‘s website as part of my work placement at Stranger Collective. Read more information and view images of those attending the event by clicking the links provided.

Authors:

The award-winning author of eight books including The Bronski House and The Chains of Heaven: an Ethiopian Romance, Philip Marsden’s work has been translated into over a dozen languages. Read more…

Lauren Child is considered one of the most talented children’s book author/illustrators today. Her Charlie and Lola stories went on to sell in their millions and have since been adapted into an animated series for the BBC Read more…

Author Jay Griffiths has written a number of books including Anarchipelaga and the award-winning Pip Pip, A Sideways Look at Time. She has also written for the Guardian, broadcasted widely on BBC Radio, is a regular columnist for Orion Read more…

Creator of the Cheeky Guides series, founder and host of Brighton’s Catalyst Club, and singer-songwriter in the band Oddfellows Casino, Dr. David Bramwell has written a range of books Read more…

Writer, broadcaster, football lover and self-proclaimed maths geek, Alex Bellos’ colourful career includes writing several acclaimed books and making short films Read more…

Bestselling author of the award-winning The Snow Geese and the critically aclaimed The Music Room, William Fiennes, has contributed reviews, essays and stories to many publications Read more…

Artist Wilma Johnson was a neo-naturist performance artist in her twenties and an eathmother in an Irish fishing village in her thirties. By her forties, she found the sudden desire to become a surfer so she moved to Biarritz with her family Read more…

Fashion:

Fashion journalist and author of the bestselling How to Walk in High Heels (which was translated into 20 languages) has begun a project of unique biographies combining fiction with fashion Read more…

Food:

Neil Haydock is the Executive Chef of Fifteen Cornwall. Founded by Jamie Oliver in 2000 and owned by the registered charity, the Cornwall Foundation of Promise, Fifteen Cornwall is situated in Watergate Bay, Newquay Read more…

Idler’s Academy:

Benny Wenda is the West Papuan independence leader who is currently living in exile in the UK. After arriving to the UK, Benny set up the Free West Papua Campaign, which is to spread awareness of the human rights situation in Western New Guinea Read more…

Inspiration:

Born in St. Ives, Andrew Lanyon is a painter, author, publisher and filmmaker. He’s known for his multilayered work, which can be seen in galleries from the Museum of Modern Art in New York to the Victoria and Albert Collection in London Read more…

Music and Cabaret:

Both with their feet grounded in the performing world, Fathers and Daughters is actor Daniel Rovai and daughter Julie Biereye, singer of the group The White Crocodile Read more…

LushLife’s music is strangely familiar, but combined with their enthusiasm and energy they have taken a genre a step ahead and created the exotic and effortlessly cool new sound of ‘Loft Jazz’ Read more…

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