Author Archives: Linda Alvis

WEST BRISTOL ARTS TRAIL 13/14 October 2018

The dates for the 2018 Trail are Saturday October 13th and Sunday October 14th, 11am to 5pm, with a public preview on Friday October 12th at the Avon Gorge Hotel. From 5.30pm to 7.30pm with official opening by the Lord Mayor at approximately 6pm. No need for an invitation. Just come along.

I will be exhibiting with fellow artist Mike Rome at Venue number 5 on the map. 

All details and maps to download on the website



Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival 27th April 2019

I am delighted to be a guest again at the Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival on Saturday 27th April 2019. Reading my children’s book ‘Worrall and Robin’  and its sequel, taking workshops and exhibiting my pastel pictures and illustrations. I will also have activity leaflets and stickers for those attending.

This is a fast growing and very popular Literary Festival and an opportunity for a great family day out.

The front cover of Worrall and Robin

The front cover of Worrall and Robin

Worrall and Robin book back cover

Worrall and Robin book back cover

Painting Holiday. Portugal April 2019


Olhao, Portugal 23rd – 30th 2019

The Tidal Mill, Olhao, Portugal

The Tidal Mill Olhao. (Pastel)

An Autumn Treat.   Enjoy a week in the Algarve with art tuition, sightseeing, lots of free time, en-suite accommodation with pools and all meals. An established traditional location in a delightful and friendly working fishing village with markets, cafes etc.? Plenty of opportunities to paint, photograph and relax.

Linda Alvis is group leader this week concentrating mainly on Pastel, Drawing, Line and Wash. All levels including beginners and non painters welcome.

£895 per person including single accommodation.  Flights extra. Cheap flights available to Faro.

All details can be seen on the website here:  Art in the Algarve

Booking: Please Contact me or Art in the Algarve to book a place.

The Esplanade, Olhao

Children’s Library readings

Series of readings for children at local Bristol and North Somerset libraries and primary schools. Worrall and Robin children’s book for age ranges 4 – 8.  With activity leaflets and stickers.

The front cover of Worrall and Robin

The front cover of Worrall and Robin

Dates include

Cheltenham Road Library, Bristol 11AM on the 8th of Feb 2016
Henleaze Library, Bristol 11AM on the 10th of Feb 2016
Redland Library, Bristol 11:30AM on the 11th of Feb 2016

Worrall and Robin. New children’s book launched.

My full colour children’s book is now available, direct from me or from the publishers and Amazon.

The front cover of Worrall and Robin

The front cover of Worrall and Robin

‘Such adventures and goings on’ in the garden! Can brave Worrall, the chief worm, keep his community safe – including naughty Jimmy Wriggle? Will bossy Robin get his tasty meal? Will he share with the other birds?

Approximate age range 4 – 8 years but….A DELIGHTFUL READ FOR CHILDREN – OF ALL AGES!

Worrall and Robin book back cover

Worrall and Robin back cover

You can buy this book from the following websites:

  1. Amazon
  2. SilverWood Books