Our Isles is a project celebrating and preserving the rural life of the British Isles, exploring its food & drink, landscape, nature, art, craft, heritage and community.
Angus D. Birditt
Poet & Photographer
Angus is a poet, photographer and award-winning food producer. Inspired by artisanal and regional food & drink, nature, landscape, and the rich rural heritage of the British Isles, Angus set up Our Isles as a creative project to celebrate and conserve it for future generations. He also runs the seasonal and sustainable foraging food company The Bridge Lodge in Wales.
Printmaker & Illustrator
Lilly is an illustrator, printmaker and award-winning food producer. Her work is inspired by British rural heritage and history, our ever beautiful nature and folklore. All of the work she produces is handmade and she works with ethically sourced papers and materials. With Angus, she also runs the seasonal and sustainable foraging food company The Bridge Lodge in Wales.
Caryl Andrews | Chloé Rosetta Bell | Clare Bosanquet | Jamie Boult | Rosie Brown | Henry Chamberlain | Guy Cooper | Urien Dwyfor Davies-Hughes | Xanthe Gladstone | Joshua Hales | Lottie Hampson | Minnie Hedley | Grania Howard | Rory Hudson | India Johnson | Jessica Langford-Snape | Sam Lomas | Jess Lea-Wilson | Olivia Lucy | Jackson Tucker Lynch | Jack Pollitt | Harriet Protheroe | Laura Reynolds | Tanmay Saxena | Jethro Tennant | Jess Wheeler | Jac Williams | Joe Winstanley
"We founded the project 'Our Isles' as a means to share, celebrate and in some way go to preserving the rural life of the British Isles. In essence, we see it as a platform for us and other rural creatives to express our love for the countryside, explore its wonder and sustain it for the future."
Angus D. Birditt & Lilly Hedley