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...

An impressive sight as the third sculpture is completed!

The third and final sculpture as a part of our Sculpting Saltram project was completed this week by artist Anna Boland. The large and impressive pieces of oak came from the site of Saltram itself and were worked on tirelessly by Anna alongside young people from Stonehouse, air cadets and numerous scores of Saltram volunteers.  Each piece was hand carved following a the lines of a drawn out tank. Each sculpture for the project has captured and reflected an aspect...

Digging, measuring and observing

We had a great time back at Saltram yesterday with the team from PCSA and artist Anna scoping out our site for the sculpture and measuring the distances between the trees and the depth of the ground in order to give us the best possible position for the sculpture. The group had to spend time investigating the ground to establish the best foundations and positioning for the sculpture.  They also spent some more time with Anna discussing the potential design...

Building Beautiful Bridges in Barne Barton!

We are thrilled that our bridge project in Kinterbury Creek has reached completion.  The process started last year and then had some delays whilst we had the change of seasons and the over wintering period for birds at the Creek. It has been an ambition for a long time to create better access at Kinterbury Creek and working alongside Plymouth City Council we have been able to create a project which enables that to happen but has also been creative...