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Raising funds for the Martlets Hospice

Spotlight On… Eve Shepherd

Eve Shepherd, Woodingdean

Eve Shepherd

In the latest Spotlight On series, Woodingdean in Business met Eve Shepherd, a sculptor based in Woodingdean.

I didn’t particularly enjoy school but I always loved art. I really wanted to do special effects in films so I went to college to do a BTEC National. While I was there I got signposted through many different routes to Anthony Bennett. He is an amazing animal sculptor and I was lucky enough to work as his apprentice for a few months in Sheffield. He introduced me to sculpting and obviously saw something in me, so after a few months passed me on to a big, international company in York, where I ended up becoming head of department and looking after sculptors twice my age!

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Keep Woodingdean Carnival Alive!

We’ve heard from new Woodingdean Carnival organiser, Pete Barnard, regarding the latest news for the Carnival. Roll up, Roll up and Read all about it below…   

‘Sadly, John Downs and John Homewood after many, many years of hard work have decided to step down from organising the Woodingdean Carnival.  This would be such a sad loss to the community and youth of Woodingdean, so I have decided to take on this venture.

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