Alice Mortimer – ‘Looking Forward’

“With my design I was inspired by antique masonic banners which often feature interesting symbols such as doves and eyes, and wanted to design my own with other symbols of good luck and optimism (the arrow, clover, etc.) Maybe one day I’ll make this into a textile piece!” — Alice Mortimer on the inspiration behindContinue reading “Alice Mortimer – ‘Looking Forward’”

ARCADE interview: Scarborough as “A Beacon for Creatives”

Ahead of January’s live session from Ellie Robinson, in this Sunday Harvest Claire discusses all things Scarborough with ARCADE co-founder, Rach Drew. They explore the power of the seaside, ARCADE as a vehicle for Northern female empowerment and the overarching uniqueness which fosters creativity within the borough. Here at Bloom Sessions, we wanted to spendContinue reading “ARCADE interview: Scarborough as “A Beacon for Creatives””

Scarborough Open Call – January 2021

Header image: Photo by Tom Tolkien What are Bloom Sessions? Bloom Sessions is a creative project dedicated to young women and those of marginalised genders in North Yorkshire. Since October, we have been spotlighting one musician/band and one visual artist/illustrator per month in an effort to showcase the spectacular talent that thrives up here – thatContinue reading “Scarborough Open Call – January 2021”