The deadline of all deadlines!

The deadline of all deadlines!

News The week before Easter, I received a call from the Director of a mobilisation team, representing the Department for Transport (DfT). There was a possibility the government may need to step-in to run the failing Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC) franchise. They had...
Podge 24

Podge 24

News I don’t do ‘Design Do’s’ but I do Podge! Sharing time, and a glass of wine with friends and old and new faces in the design industry, where the only agenda is having a good time is rare. It happens once a year and has done for nearly a...
This hot weather reminds me…

This hot weather reminds me…

News Memories of Summers past As kids, every Saturday morning, my sister and I were dropped off at the Odeon Cinema Club, where the highlight for me was a Zoom ice lolly during the intermission. The only way I was persuaded to go to church on a Sunday was the bribe of...
Alison Lapper & Gig-Arts

Alison Lapper & Gig-Arts

News We are delighted to welcome Alison Lapper MBE as the new patron of Gig-Arts. ‘Alison Lapper Pregnant’  carved in marble by Marc Quinn, was the first sculpture to be displayed on the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square in 2007. Alison is an artist and...
A new website for Vaccitech

A new website for Vaccitech

News A clinical stage company utilizing the world’s leading T cell-inducing platform. Vaccitech is a spin-out company from the University of Oxford’s Jenner institute, one of the oldest and most renowned vaccine research centres in the world. The company has been...