Our Efford arts group explore the marsh

Today our Efford art group met with Ash from Active Neighbourhoods and took a trip to Efford Marsh. The site, which is somewhat unknown to the community but very beautiful, is being improved and developed by Active Neighbourhoods.  The group will be working alongside Active Neighbourhoods to explore the site and create some art work in response to what they see and what lives there. Today’s session was an opportunity to investigate what is down at the marsh, to see...

Inspired by Le Grice’s Epic Exhibition!

The ‘Inspired by Le Grice, created with Gall’ project culminated this week with an exhibition and screening of their work. The children organised a pop-up screen area to interact with, a table sharing all of their process and pieces created as part of the film and had a refreshments area to greet guests with.  The children shared back the 4 short films that they created to a wonderfully receptive audience; including Malcolm himself who made a special visit to attend...

Crazy Glue get off to a flying start!

Our redeveloped Crazy Glue art group met for the first time today in an art session with artists Soraya Phillips. The group will be working towards their own exhibition in Spring 2018, exploring art inspired by nature and natural forms and working out in Efford Marsh on some creative projects too. In this first workshop the group worked with everyday objects (wire, foil, masking tape) to create beautiful small scale models of birds.  Inspired by the life that we might find...

Sculpting Saltram finishes with a fantastic finale

Our Sculpting Saltram project culminated yesterday with a launch event at the site involving all the artists that had worked on the project and our beautiful Shed On Wheels visiting too! Sculpting Saltram has been running over the last 18 months and across that time we have been able to work with 25 young people, three artists and around 10 volunteers.  We have created three awesome sculptures and alongside those the team at Saltram has created some fantastic play areas...