St Peter’s pupils create their own ‘secret stars’

Artist Soraya Phillips has been at St Peter’s School, Stonehouse, creating the first wishing stars for our ‘Carry On Stonehouse’ project. The children worked for two days to create their own wishing star out of willow and tissue paper.  Each created their own aspiration or goal which they places inside before sealing and decorating the stars with detail.  They will then be invited to carry their stars in the Three Towns Festival parade in November and will be lit up from...

Capturing Barne Barton with Voice and Influence

The Barne Barton young person’s group Voice and Influence are working with BBROOTS and photographers Dom Moore and Simon Rawling to learn about photography, document their community and feed into a bigger project which culminates in a photomontage which will be mounted on the wall of the new Kitt Hill nursery. The group were successful in applying to RIO’s New Wave funding which has allowed them to buy a set of camera’s to work with and get Dom in to...

Healthy Relationships, respect and a lot of plasticine!

We spent the last few days working at the Tamar View Resource Centre in Barne Barton on a stop motion animation exploring relationships, families and how to look after each other. The project, which was funded by the Community Crime reduction fund, was designed to explore what makes a healthy and happy relationship.  Using creativity and animation to convey the narrative, families worked over the two sessions to create characters, scenarios, capture scenes and record their own voice-overs detailing what...

Mantle Gardens

In response to our BBROOTS project third year fine art students at Plymouth College of art are curating their own exhibition responding to the project content and themes. The retrospective exhibition entitled ‘Mantle Gardens’ is this Saturday, 8th May between 12-5pm at Sudio 11.  This is part of the College’s overall open day and we are hoping to bring members of the Barne Barton community down to see the exhibition. Why not come and check it out yourselves!