Our contributors

With special thanks to all those who made the launch issue of Circus a reality

Annabel Callum
Make-up artist
Annabel has been working in fashion for over 15 years, including London Fashion Week and Dazed and Confused. She continues to work with editorial, advertising and celebrity clients and recently launched an online shop selling her favourite natural beauty brands. 

Anna-Marie Crowhurst
A freelance journalist turned novelist, Anna-Marie lives in London with her husband, Tom, and a deranged cat called Söze. She enjoys going to the theatre, disco dancing and houseplant husbandry.

Charles Finlay
A UK-based illustrator and artist, Charles works primarily in ink and digital. He illustrates a variety of work for children’s
books and magazines and a seemingly endless stream of ongoing personal projects.

Charlotte Ellis
Fashion editor
Charlotte has been working in fashion for the last 10 years, producing and styling shoots in London, Dubai, Ibiza and Paris. This season she will mostly be wearing matchy-matchy two-piece sets and larger than life sunglasses. 


Clare Piper
Interior and still life stylist
Clare Piper is an interior and still life stylist originally from Devon and based in London. Her work demonstrates her keen eye for colour and tone and her appreciation for craft. 

Helen McArdle
Helen is a London-based fashion, beauty and celebrity photographer working with a number of influential brands and magazines such as Dior, Chanel, De Beers, Mango, L’Oréal, The Times, Stella Magazine, ES MagazineTatler and Schön! Helen is represented by Kayte Ellis Agency.

Kasia Fiszer
Kasia specialises in interiors and portrait photography. Having grown up in a household that was passionate about interior design, it seemed natural for her to build a career around the same interest. She loves working with creative people and photographing their beautiful homes and studios.

Kym Grimshaw
Kym is a photographer and blogger based in Bristol. She loves good food and travel, and seeks opportunity for visual storytelling wherever she goes. 

Marie-Lisette Cropp
Bath and Munich-based freelance photographer, Marie grew up in France, Germany and America, and has been living in the UK for the last five years. Her talent and creative background really shine through in her photography.

Rachel Blake
Rachel started her career in the fashion industry as a production manager, then designer, before returning to Bath to teach. She is now an experienced researcher and copywriter (AKA renaissance woman).

Simon Kirrane
A consultant editor and writer who’s lived in Bath for 25 years with a few stints overseas. 2018 marks the point that he first applied for, and was allotted, an allotment – it’s a big year. 

Thomas Baker
Thomas is a still life and interiors photographer based in London. He spent three happy years studying Fine Art at Bath Spa University and now works for clients including Adidas, John Lewis, Boots and Loewe.