A WORD FROM EMMA BRIDGEWATER: “Christopher Simon Sykes was tour photographer with the Rolling Stones in 1975 and is much sought after for having a quintessentially English eye. He is known for beautiful images of romantic places and at the Festival he will talk about his recent departure – a project in Stoke-on-Trent to capture the Faces of the Potteries.”

Thursday 8th June 4pm – The Meakin Room    BOOK TICKETS ONLINE

Christopher Simon SykesFamed for his work documenting The Rolling Stones on tour, photographer Christopher Simon Sykes’ beautiful body of work also includes intimate photographs of some of Britain’s best knows country houses and their interiors. We welcome him to Stoke-on-Trent where he is working on a project with Emma Bridgewater to capture the spirit of the people of North Staffordshire.

Christopher is also an acclaimed author with works including The Garden at Buckingham Palace” and Eric Clapton’s autobiography. He is the author of a fascinating and entertaining two volume exploration of the life and work of Britain’s most popular living artist, David Hockney.




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