Remembering…..

Great Gable summit

Following the launch of my idea to frame up the pages of the faulty copies of The Wainwrights in Colour books (see here) to help raise funds for Mountain Rescue, I have been busy this week mounting the pages and dispatching them out to customers. The fells chosen by customers…

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Another great weekend

Andy Beck Keswick Mountain Festival

I am just back from another great weekend promoting and selling The Wainwrights in Colour book. This was the third time that we had been at Keswick Mountain Festival and amazingly this was the best so far. The weather was better than expected, the rain that was forecast for the…

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Keswick Mountain Festival 2019

Andy Beck at Keswick Mountain Festival

This morning I have just a few moments to write a short blog as I grab a quick coffee. Today is all about preparing for my next event- the Keswick Mountain Festival 2019. This will be the third year that we have attended and it is always hard work but…

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A date for your diary

As busy as 2018 was for me it seems that 2019 is following hot on it’s heels. The end of March already, where has the time gone. Behind the scenes my days are taken up with painting and going out gathering references for a new exhibition for the summer. More…

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Second Award for The Wainwrights in Colour Book

Proud and honoured to have been awarded the BBC Countryfile Magazine Book of the Year. To find out more information and to take up a Special Offer on book orders then click here. Thank you to everyone who took time to vote.

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In the finals…..again.

BBC Countryfile Magazine awards 2017

Firstly, let me aplogise for the lack of blog posts and input to my social media channels over the last few weeks. Just after Christmas I fell under the bug that has been going around and it really took it out of me (it must be something to do with…

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I WON!

TGO Book of the year 2017

 Well, what can I say? Yesterday was a day of mixed emotions when the winers of The Great Outdoor Magazine Readers Awards 2017 were announced and needless to say as you can tell form the post heading, I WON! Honoured, proud and not to say somewhat surprised to say the…

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