Event Director Profile

Tony Tickle

Tony Tickle: Born 1956, married with 2 grown Boys. Lives in Bury, Lancashire

Tony is an established Full time Bonsai Artist well known in the Bonsai community worldwide, exhibited and lectured in many countries throughout Europe and beyond.

His experience in organising and managing Events is impressive: With Bonsai he has organised two national events. In 1994 a one-day event attracted over 2000 visitors, 75% having never been to a Bonsai event before. In 2006 Bukex North one-day event attracted over 1500 visitors and now in its Ninth Year the annual Burrs Bonsai workshop attracts artist from across Europe to work and share ideas.

Outside of Bonsai in 1995 Tony was Chef du Press for the “Canoe Slalom World Championships in Nottingham” considered being one of the best Kayak events in the UK prior to the Olympics in 2012. He is a board member of ‘The Met’ in Bury a successful arts organisation for over 15 years.

Bonsai Europa promises to be an exciting event with new ideas and a showcase for up and coming young artists. It will have a very large exhibition of the highest quality bonsai and an exclusive area for unusual and avant-garde display.

Tony believes passionately about promoting Bonsai Europa with the following: International, National and local press, National and Local TV and radio, with live broadcast from the venue on Saturday morning, extensive internet and social media promotion, road signage, promotion table at transport hub, leaflet and poster distribution. Face to face promotion at major Bonsai events throughout the Bonsai Calendar across Europe.

Please contact Tony Tickle via the form below

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