Foraging, boiling, mixing and chopping!

Yesterday we held an experimental session with artist Joanna Brinton starting to work towards the first of our three sculptures as part of Sculpting Saltram. Members of Crazy Glue headed to Saltram to start work on their colourful stacked Holzhausen sculpture which will reflect and represent the history of farming on the old Saltram estate.  The Holzhausen will have sections that are dyed in colours using natural plants and vegetables that can be found both around Saltram and that would...

A sunny end to summer at Wembury

To end this summer’s programme of activity in Barne Barton we took a trip out to Wembury Beach this week to finish the summer consultation around the bridge project and reflect on what had been achieved so far. Those attending were able to take part in a rock pool ramble and take a look at the wildlife found out at Wembury which reflected some of the creatures that can also be found at Kinterbury Creek.  We also experienced some new...

A sizzle and a splash with Dare 2b

Our summer of events in Barne Barton continued yesterday evening with a special barbecue and water fight held at the Dare 2b youth group. The session gave the opportunity to talk to a range of young people from within the community and get their opinions on the opportunity to build a new bridge at Kinterbury Creek and what they might like it to look like.  Bridge project partners Stepping stones to Nature and FotoNow came along to record the thoughts of the...

#GreenOrchestra reaches its finale with a very veggie performance!

This Saturday saw the culmination of our wonderful Green Orchestra project in collaboration with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Participants worked over two weeks and had the chance to work with a range of talented sound artists including Neil Rose, The Oddstep Deployment Unit, Rachel Dobbs and Ryan Curtis, before developing a performance containing 3 unique pieces as part of Plymouth’s Lord Mayor’s Day. The three pieces performed showcased the talents and handwork of all the participants as well as celebrating the...