From the year 2000 until the pandemic nudged them into retirement, Francesca and a group of art professionals (and parents) ran an after school art club at their local primary school.

This club was also the springboard for many other school and community projects that various members of the group still undertake.
The Phil and Jim Art Club became renowned, winning awards and launching generations of creatively confident children, some of whom returned to their primary school as paid helpers.

Below is the club’s website, a snapshot of some of the many years and exciting activities ….