Inspiring bridges!

To kick off our Kinterbury Bridge build project this weekend Take A Part and Stepping Stones to Nature took members of the community from Barne Barton out on a mystery tour.  The tour took in a number of local bridges between Plymouth and Exeter and provided the group with opportunities to think about what the bridge at Kinterbury might look like, discuss function versus form and the design features which could be included. During the visit the group saw the...

Capturing community activity

We are currently working in collaboration with High View School’s Magic Hour filmmakers to document and evaluate the Vital Sparks project. Vital Sparks awards funding to community groups for creative project- ranging from basket making to drama on the beach and inner city festivals the projects are very varied.  Take A Part and Magic Hour are documenting a number of these projects to showcase the Vital Sparks process and also assist in evaluating the projects. Most recently we have been following...

High View achieves UK Literacy School of the Year 2014!

Take A Part is wishing High View School huge congratulations after they were named as the UK Literacy school of the year 2014 this week. The achievement was made possible due to the hard work and commitment of staff and partner organisations of the school.  High View is one of our key partners in Efford and the collaborative work that Take A Part and High View undertake played a small part in contributing to the excellent standard and varied teaching...

Union Street Party 2014

Today we were again a part of the annual Union Street Party held in Stonehouse and organised by Stonehouse Action.  This year’s party focussed on the 3 towns as we approach 100 years since Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport joined to become one. We attended the event and this year worked with artists Graham Guy-Robinson, Anne-Marie Culhane and Tess Wilmott to get creative and promote our current ‘Carry On Stonehouse’ project.  Anne-Marie and Tess set up the ‘Stonehouse Seedstore’ which provides...