Professionals and Hobbyists
This page includes: Artists, Artistes, Authors, Crafts, Ceramics, Sculptures and Decluttering
Overstrand is home to a number of professionals as well as those who have developed their hobby, producing items for sale. The list below provides basic information about them with, where possible, contacts details, or their website,
or their page on social media.
I would be pleased to add more to the current lists, just so long as you reside within the boundaries of the village.
Similarly, if you would prefer not to be included in the listings, let me know via the Contact Page.
Helen Goddard Helen works in acrylic, oil pastel as well as printmaking.
Joy Cole Joy specialises in watercolours and acrylics.
Linda Robinson Linda produces colourful, mainly acrylic art.
Mark Richardson Mark works with acrylic and graphite crayon.
Norman Mackie Norman is a watercolour artist.
Peter Talbot Peter produces sculptures and constructions, mainly from items washed up on the beach.
Shauna Richardson Shauna is a crochetdermist
In the Swing Vocal duo, Andy and Mad, feature favourite songs from the forties to the seventies and beyond, for events of all kinds.
Janet Ellis Janet has published a novel, short stories, plus a recipe book which incorporates travelogues.
Julie Holland Julie writes stories for children. In August 2021 she had her first book published in Kindle. There are more of Julie's stories to follow.
Laurence Staig Laurence has written an impressive number of books. Follow the link to his author's page on Amazon to find out more.
Leonie (Orton) Barnett Leonie's memoirs including memories of her playwright brother, Joe Oreton.
Brightmore Bunting Lynn sells her homemade bunting, face masks, aprons, cushions etc. from her home, the village car boot sales and fayres.
Diane Marie Ceramics. Diane creates individual sculptures and hand thrown decorative vases and pots in her garden studio.
Professional Organising and Decluttering
A Neater Life Anita organises and declutters homes to create more order, space and calm. Services also include preparing homes for sale, organising house moves and life admin. Anita posts regularly on her Facebook page, often with helpful tips.