Richard Waring moved to Lewes in 1991 where he brought up his two wonderful daughters. As a teacher he taught science at Priory School and then at Bedes where he taught a vast range of subjects finishing up in the Drama department. He was senior lecturer at Bournemouth University in script writing for film and TV and is an award winning children’s book author. As an actor he recently played Picasso in Dora and Picasso by local poet Grace Nichols. He is also a Southdowns Ranger and an active member of plastic free Lewes. He is passionate about the environment and is determined to make Lewes a real Green town.