Northern Chronicle

An illustrator's view on contemporary society and the cultural, political and civic life of Northern England.

'Jeremy Corbyn speaks in Manchester', 2015.
Awarded the Student Prize for the John Ruskin Prize 2015, themed on 'Recording Britain Now: Society'.
In the spirit of documentary or 'reportage' illustration, the drawing depicts Jeremy Corbyn's speech in support of the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) outside Manchester Cathedral on Monday 5th October 2015, whilst the Conservative Party conference took place on the other side of town in Deansgate.
An excerpt from my sketchbook, showing observational drawings captured live on the scene during the TUC-led anti-austerity demonstration through Manchester city centre on Sunday 4th October 2015.
An excerpt from my sketchbook, showing observational drawings captured live in situ during the TUC-led anti-austerity demonstration through Manchester city centre on Sunday 4th October 2015.
A live drawing of Guardian journalist Owen Jones speaking at the People's Post public rally outside Manchester Cathedral on Monday 5th October 2015.
An excerpt from my sketchbook, depicting a meeting of the Young People and Children Scrutiny Committee of Manchester City Council, at Manchester Town Hall on Tuesday 24th November 2015.
A horn soloist of the Halle Orchestra, during a performance at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
The Hallé Orchestra performing Handel's 'Messiah' at The Bridgewater Hall on Saturday 12th December 2015. Pencil drawing on paper.
Live sketches from a concert of the Hallé Orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall on 21st November 2015.
A quick sketch outside Manchester's new cultural centre for arts, theatre and film: HOME on First Street.
Liverpool City Council Cabinet Meeting with Mayor Joe Anderson, at Liverpool Town Hall on Friday 27 November 2015
Liverpool City Council Education and Children's Services Select Committee
Public meeting at Liverpool Town Hall on Thursday 28 January 2015
Liverpool City Council Education and Children's Services Select Committee
Public meeting at Liverpool Town Hall on Thursday 28 January 2015
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