1959-63  Barden Secondary Modern School for Boys

1963-66  Burnley Municipal College and School of Art Pre Diploma

1966-69  Hornsey College of Art  Diploma in Art & Design

1969-72  Royal College of Art MA (RCA)



1973       Coventry Polytechnic Part-time Lecturer, Department of Art and Design

1974       Coventry Polytechnic Full-time post: Lecturer; Faculty Drawing Master

1981       Senior Lecturer

1987       Second Year Tutor

1991        Acting Senior Tutor in Painting; Chairman of Fine Art MA Planning Committee

1992        Third Year Tutor, Fine Art; Tutor, Art History and Theoretical Studies (Art and Sexuality)

1996        MA Fine Art Course Leader

2000        Supervisor, Practice-Based PhD

2002        Early retirement from Coventry University


Visiting lecturer

1973        Coventry Polytechnic

1978/9    Liverpool Polytechnic

1984        Middlesex PolytechnicOxford PolytechnicDuncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee

1985        Workshop with Stuart Brisley, Ikon Gallery Birmingham; Workshop, Mappin Gallery, Sheffield

1984/7    Goldsmith College MA Fine Art

1986/8    Slade School of Fine Art (Postgraduate)

1986        Sheffield Polytechnic

1987        Trent Polytechnic

1988        Hull College of Higher Education

1990        Reading University (Postgraduate)

1990        Chelsea College of Art (Postgraduate)

1992        Glasgow School of Art

1996        Wimbledon School of Art (MA Drawing)

1997        Cheltenham and Gloucester Graduate Research Programme


After retirement from full-time teaching

2002/3   Coventry University  Design and Digital Media. (Postgraduate)

2004       Coventry University  Fine Art

2005       Coventry University  Design and Digital Media (Postgraduate)

2006       Coventry University  Fine Art (part-time)

2007       Coventry University  Fine Art

2007       Royal College of Art  Painting School

2010       Coventry University

2011       Coventry University  Fine Art (part-time.

2011       Facets talk. Coventry University Feb 23

2012      The Last Tutorial, in conversation with George Shaw The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry Feb 9

2015      Reflections On National Identity, lecture in relation to the Recording Britain exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry Feb 3

2016      Dresden, University of the Third Age Coventry July 12

2016      Workshop for Halloween, The National Museum of Computing Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes Oct 28

2017      Contemporary Arts Practice, Coventry University MA Coventry Feb 7

2017      What’s the Meaning of This? John Yeadon reflects on 50 years of Work. Facets Talk. Coventry University MA Coventry University Oct 12

2017      Fun Factory: Lanchester Polytechnic Faculty of Art & Design 1980-83 Panel discussion, with Jonathan Waller & Alan Van Wijerden Class Room, Coventry Dec 13