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After the Coal Dust hits Japan!

When we started with the street photos we didn’t really think they’d be of interest to many people at all, at best one or two local people might be able to relate to them. For one thing quite a lot of people really hated the photos (and us for doing it!) and also the pictures seemed peculiarly ‘local’….

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After the Coal Dust exhibition Hebden Bridge

We’re pleased to announce the latest exhibition of photographs from the After the Coal Dust project by Bridget and me will be on display at Hebden Bridge Town Hall from 29th of March to 25th April 2022. There is a cafe and bar available on the opening evening on the 1st April at 6pm to 9pm where Bridget…

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A new After the Coal Dust Exhibition for 2022

They will feature a selection of photographs taken by Bridget and me in a new exhibition at Hebden Bridge Town Hall from March 28th to April 25th 2022. Hebden Bridge is well worth a visit irrespective of the “After the Coal Dust” event (although why not time your stay to take in the photos?). It’s a delightful part…

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Progressive Street – Magazine Feature

I’m featured in the Progressive Street Great Britain edition of their e-zine and print magazine released recently. There are loads of photos and written pieces by the editorial team and the featured photographers. My piece is called “The (dis)United Kingdom 🙂 The magazine can be viewed online, or a print version is available to purchase.

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Exhibition at Queen’s Mill, Castleford

Photographs by Bridget and me are exhibited at the Queen’s Mill, Castleford from today (October 2nd, 2021) until October 18th. The exhibition opens tonight at the ‘Trouble at Mill’ literary event (entry by ticket only) but after the opening night, the exhibition is free to enter. Around forty images from the ‘After the Coal Dust’ project are on…

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Exhibition – Queen’s Mill Castleford

A selection of photographs by Bridget and me from our After the Coal Dust project will be exhibited at the Queens Mill Castleford from October 2nd to October 18th 2021. There’ll be around 40 prints on display and the exhibition opens as part of the ‘Trouble at t’ Mill’ Literary Event on October 2nd. I’ll be speaking at…

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A review of the After the Coal Dust book by Francesca Melandri

Many people will be aware of the “Letter from the Future” by the acclaimed Italian author, screen-writer and film maker, Francesca Melandri. She has been kind enough to write a review of our ‘After the Coal Dust’ book. After the Coal Dust Book ReviewIt’s been a long time since I wanted to talk to you about the photos…

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Photography Book.

John Gill – Photo Book Over the years I’ve had several people asking if and when a book of the photos would be available. The answer has always been it’s very difficult to find a publisher (or at least one that didn’t expect a lot of money up front) or the books would be too expensive to self…

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YPU Keighley Day 2019

A quick reminder that I’m one of the guest speakers at this years YPU Keighley Day in Pontefract on the 16th November. Below is the schedule for anyone interested in attending.

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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 think that Robinson’s…

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