Parade Of Lights!

Our Carry On Stonehouse project culminated on Saturday evening with a parade through the streets of Stonehouse.  Hundreds of beautiful wishing star lanterns, puppets and a giant puppet’s head were carried through the streets in celebration of the joining of the three towns 100 years ago. The parade was the culmination of the Carry On Stonehouse project which has been running for the last 6 months in collaboration with Stonehouse Timebank.  Over the course of the project artists Anne-Marie Culhane,...

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...

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...