A first hand encounter with Malcolm!

We were fortunate enough to spend this afternoon at Peninsula Arts visiting ‘Present Moments and Passing Time’ by Malcolm Le Grice and speaking with the artist himself about his work. We have developed a project (Inspired by Le Grice, created with Gall) in partnership with Peninsula Arts, Plymouth Arts Centre and Plymouth Culture, creating a short film piece inspired by the work of Le Grice.  The work is being delivered by Allister Gall with children from High View School, Efford making...

Sad news as Take A Part says goodbye to one of its founders

We were very sad to learn that one of Take A Part’s founders Michael Bridgwater died at the start of December. Michael was a fundamental part of Take A Part, of the Efford community and of Plymouth more broadly.  He was hugely committed to everything he did and took part it, was a huge supporter of the work Take A Part delivered and was at every event and project when he could be. A memorial event will be held for...

The new bridge 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...