Summer News
Work in Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Eleven of my automata were on exhibition and sale as part of the ' MADE in the Spotlight Showcases 'at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park shop this Summer .New designs including some single stables and individual tea cups. One of my favourite one offs ' Garden Birds Eggs' was also on show. I love the YSP and
I am very pleased to have had work there.

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre in London
12th Dec 2013 to 22nd February 2014
Paul McPherson Gallery in Greenwich.

Mechanical Mules and More - An exhibition of Automata by Lisa Slater Farfield Mill, Sedbergh from 11 Oct – 16 Nov 2014
My work is now in a lovely gallery in Skipton.
The Mill Bridge Gallery is a delightful gallery near the top of the High St. I always like a trip to Skipton so enjoyed the drop off and a chance to see Hank.

Leeds Craft and Design Gallery have some of my automata on sale as part of their Christmas focus. I am very pleased having lived in Yorkshire for 25 yrs now this gallery has always shown the very best in contemporary craft.
Automata Exhibition
6 December 2014 – 25 January 2015
My work is part of the wonderful show of Automata at Ruthin Craft Centre Wales.
An exhibition from an extensive range of makers that shows the true diversity of approaches by automata makers in their outcomes. I am delighted to be part of this show and have work at Ruthin . The Galleries at Ruthin Craft Centre are Wales' premier space for generating exhibitions by the very best contemporary applied artists from both Wales and beyond. It is well worth a visit and on till the 25th January 2015.

Just in time for Christmas , a new piece has been made especially for Cabaret Mechanical Theatre. It is one of a series of three and available to buy on the Cabaret web site. Inspired by a a beautiful stable in the the Cotswolds and the restless character it contained. Pippin Oak Stable is named after the material the main box in made from
Farmer John Oakley was pleased with his 70th birthday present. John and wife Mary have a free range egg farm in Shropshire. Their daughter commissioned this piece for his birthday.
' All I want for Christmas ' until January 10th 2015
John showing the hens his automaton