An impressive sight as the third sculpture is completed!

The third and final sculpture as a part of our Sculpting Saltram project was completed this week by artist Anna Boland. The large and impressive pieces of oak came from the site of Saltram itself and were worked on tirelessly by Anna alongside young people from Stonehouse, air cadets and numerous scores of Saltram volunteers.  Each piece was hand carved following a the lines of a drawn out tank. Each sculpture for the project has captured and reflected an aspect...

The new ridge is officially launched!

This week saw the launch of the new Kinterbury Creek bridge in Barne Barton. The project, which was in collaboration with community members, Plymouth City Council and Muf Architecture/art, started last year and culminated this week with the launch event.  The community were treated to activities with the beach ranges and beautiful sunshine as the ribbon was cut to signify the official opening. The creek had been without a bridge for a number of years after previous bridges were damaged...

Drawing up some creative designs

Project 3 of Sculpting Saltram is underway with artist Anna Boland visiting the young people at Plymouth School of Creative Arts this week to start the design process. With a focus on WW2 and the residency of American GI’s at Saltram the design work has been focussed on machinery and weapons.  The group have been working with Anna and taking inspiration from the shapes and workings of transport, weapons and working objects to create their initial design ideas. Over the...

We did the Mash!

We had a fantastic finale to the Efford Heritage Sign project this week.  The event took place at the front of High View School with the arts ambassadors hosting the event alongside artist Thomas Goddard. The event featured the wonderful Queens Dock Uke’s who opened proceedings with some wonderful old songs, we then had speeches from Kim Wide from Take A Part, Kim Dorian-Kemp from High View, and Thomas, who launched the new sign and gave the project context for those...