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Far right demo in Leeds 7th September

A few photos from the pro and anti Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (or Tommy Robinson as he likes to be called so that he appears to be a man of the people) demos in Leeds yesterday. Fortunately, the turn-out by the right-wing yobs was very low, far out-numbered by the counter-demonstration and the police. I don’t really …

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YPU Keighley Day 2019

Yorkshire Photographic Union Keighley Day 2019

YPU Keighley Day 2019   I’ll be one of the guest lecturers at the Yorkshire Photographic Union (YPU) Keighley Day  2019. The event will be held at Pontefract, West Yorkshire on the 16th November 2019 More details at the YPU website                 Share: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Linkedin E-mail
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HIP gallery Hull

No exhibition at Hull

It now seems very unlikely that our After the Coal Dust exhibition at the HIP Gallery, Hull that was suggested for this year will take place at all. Several emails over the last few months to the gallery have been ignored totally, as have Facebook messages and a phone call. The only way we could …

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After the Coal Dust at Wakefield camera club

  Below is the report of the photography talk we gave to Wakefield Camera Club on the 1st April 2019. On the evening of Monday 1st April the club hosted a fascinating presentation by Castleford-based John & Bridget Gill and their daughter Freya. The title of the presentation was “After The Coal Dust” and comprised …

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Exhibition at Doncaster finishes

The After the Coal Dust exhibition at Doncaster Art Gallery finished on the 21st April. Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit. Some feedback from the Gallery: Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery displayed the ‘After the Coal Dust’ exhibition in its Community Gallery between February and April 2019.  The exhibition was enjoyed greatly …

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After the Coal Dust

Exhibition

Doncaster Art Gallery exhibition March 9th to April 21st 2019   A selection of photos by John, Bridget & Freya Gill will be exhibited at Doncaster Art Gallery for 6 weeks from Saturday 9th March. Around 40 prints from the After the Coal Dust project will be on display. All the photographs were taken over …

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An icon???

I tend to post a lot of pictures on Facebook and over the years I’ve been added to countless groups. I was nice to get a bit of a mention from one of the groups recently – apparently I must have made a bit of an impression with them. Please feel free to take a …

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John Gill photos featured in the December 2018 edition of Eye Photo magazine

Feature in Eye Photo Magazine

Feature in the December 2018 edition of Eye Photo Magazine A selection of my photographs and a short article is featured in the December 2018 edition of Eye Photo Magazine The magazine is well worth downloading (hi res PDF version is just a few pounds) although it can be viewed online.   Share: Twitter Facebook …

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Bridget Gill photos

Bridget Gill – Photographs

I’ve just added a new page to the site featuring photos taken by my wife Bridget. As well as being a massive support in my photography (and many other things) her photographs have been featured in all of the After The Coal Dust exhibitions. You can see a small selection of her work here   …

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Original designs by Freya Gill

My daughter Freya is now selling some of her designs on Redbubble. If anyone is interested in original designs on T-Shirts, hoodies, stationery, phone cases head over to her store and take a look. Original designs by Freya Gill Share: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Linkedin E-mail
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100 Faces – What we’re aiming for

Although the 100 Faces project features a series of photos that (hopefully) stand on their own merit the idea is to display the complete series as a 100sq. feet grid – depending on space either 10ft x 10ft or 20ft x 5ft. The image below is a very rough and ready mockup of what the …

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In the press!

The “After the Coal Dust” exhibition at Bradford Industrial Museum featuring photographs taken by myself, Bridget and Freya was featured as a double page spread in the Telegraph and Argus newspaper. https://www.afterthecoaldust.com/after-the-coal-dust-in-the-news/ Although this exhibition ended its 6-month run at the end of April the prints are now part of the Museum’s permanent collection. A …

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