• Carole Gray

    Carole Gray is a designer maker, specialising in decorative and contemporary architectural stained glass. She mainly works to commission, producing windows, doors and other pieces for private and commercial clients.

  • Andrew Pitt

    Andrew Pitt has been painting landscapes since he was eleven. He has had over twenty one-man exhibitions and has been teaching and demonstrating painting techniques for over 40 years. Andrew is particularly well known for his simple, direct teaching methods and the clarity of his explanations. He has contributed many…

  • Geoff Abbott

    Geoff Abbott has worked as an Education Officer with the RSPB at their Head Office in Bedfordshire and is also a former member of FSC Flatford Mill staff. He regularly leads several FSC courses each year and is well known for his thorough and patient approach to teaching identification skills.

  • Stephen Hewitt

    Sessions will be lead by expert members of the Dipterists Forum Stephen Hewitt and Nigel Jones. Stephen Hewitt runs the national empid recording scheme and has long experience with the group. He worked at Tullie House Museum at Carlisle for many years before leaving to take up a research fellowship…

  • Nigel Jones

    Nigel Jones is County Diptera Recorder for Shropshire, and is the co-author of a provisional atlas of bees, wasps and ants in this county. He earlier worked for Natural England.

  • Richard Burkmar

    Rich Burkmar is an ecologist and data scientist working as a web applications developer for the Biological Records Centre within the Centre of Ecology and Hydrology. He is the primary author of the FSC Identikit (biological identification software) and the FSC biological recording QGIS plugin. He has broad interest in…

  • Ken Adams

    Ken Adams is BSBI, BBS and Essex Field Club: Higher Plant, Fern and Bryophyte recorder for Essex. He co-authored the second Flora of Essex (1974) and is working on a third Flora of the county.

  • Gaynor Goffe

    Gaynor Goffe, BA Hons, London University, Surrey Diploma in Art and Design, is a freelance calligrapher.  She spent three years as an assistant to calligrapher Donald Jackson, followed by 16 years teaching on the calligraphy courses at the Roehampton Institute and 3 years teaching at Reigate School of Art and…

  • Rachel Cassidy

    Rachel Cassidy is a Professional Gardener, Plantsmith, Field Botanist, Consultant Forensic Horticulturalist, gardening Journalist, and Author, having published over two dozen Botany and Gardening books, including introductions to identifying Conifers and Broadleaved Trees. In addition, she writes regularly about gardening on her website, http://rachel-the-gardener.blogspot.co.uk/  With a style that has been variously…

  • Kevin Scully

    Kevin is an illustrator, artist and painting tutor on workshops, art courses and painting holidays at home and abroad. He trained at Wimbledon School of Art and has exhibited widely and travelled extensively. His work can be seen at www.kevinscully.co.uk.