our artistic alter egos...
SOMERSET ARTWORKS: The county's largest + most creative festival celebrating the diversity of the artists who live + work in the region. Both Davina and Christopher have worked closely alongside the SAW team, and Davina wrote and edited the SAW Blog for seven years, handing it over to artist Paul Newman in 2020.
ENGLAND COAST PATH : 20 trails of interesting facts, myth, history and tales linked to location. Read aloud to family and friends and embellish your experience of this coast.
STORYWALKS : The innovative tech behind this programme was installed within the grounds of Compton Verney, re-wilding the poems of Robert Macfarlane alongside the illustrations of Jackie Morris into the habitat where they belong; free from the confines of a book or gallery.
CONTAINS ART | EAST QUAY: Gallery + artist studios at Watchet harbour with a lively programme of exhibitions + events. Christopher was on the original board of directors for Contains Art, which has now, under the energetic and inspired vision of The Onion Collective has evolved into the stunning East Quay development. Both exhibited at Contains Art and Davina won the Exmoor Magazine award at the inaugural West Somerset Open 2017.
POETRY PIN: Geo-located poetry trails that can be discovered across Somerset, Devon and beyond, including Ledbury Festival, the Watchet Mineral Line and the Tarka Trail. A Walk Down The Rift, captured a year of walking, reading + writing poetry in the shadow of Hinkley C.
To see more of Christopher Jelley's artistic writing, poetry and project work do take a look at his website.