Magnificent mural!

Over the last couple of weeks Take A Part have been working on our BBROOTS project in Barne Barton with a number of partners and young people to produce a brilliant new mural.   The project was funded by Awards for All via the National Lottery along with resources being contributed from local partners too. Situated on Poole Park Road the mural replaced an older mural which had worn away and been damaged.  The community wanted to create the mural...

The Allotment Project continuing the Grow Efford legacy

Following on from the success if our Grow Efford Project, which started back in 2008 with Anne Marie Culhane, Jase Mcmillan has continued to work to develop and improve the allotment in Efford. From the initial work exploring green spaces, gardens, wild food walks and cooking with edible plants, work on the allotment has continued.  Six years on and ‘The Allotment Project’ a social enterprise for Efford has been created in partnership with local schools, a wonderful legacy from one...

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...

Crazy Glue make their mark in wood

Our Crazy Glue group were out at Saltram park this weekend with artist metalworkers Thrussell and Thrussell. The group gathered for a wood branding workshop and to follow on from the workshop they did with Thrussell and Thrussell around the design for a bench for the Plym Valley Heritage Trail.  The bench, containing sections of metal and wood, is one of a number being commissioned for the trail and being designed by community groups and schools.  Crazy Glue helped shape...