Music fills the hills

It might not be the most likely location for a music festival but this weekend Barne Barton hosted a music festival on Bull Point rugby field. Comprising of 12 different acts the festival was an opportunity for the community to get together, local residents association Ocean View held stalls and ran face painting, local businesses came along to sell products, the Plymouth Plan and neighbourhood teams came to talk with residents and Mr Bounce and the Play rangers provided lots...

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...

Tea party poses, as we capture more portraits in Barne Barton

Our project with photographer Dom Moore saw us at the new Kit Hill nursery this week to capture portraits of children, their parents and staff. Dom is working in Barne Barton over the next year with Take A Part to capture images of community members, places and events before merging them into a large photo mosaic which will reveal one large image created by all the smaller ones. Yesterday the nursery hosted an afternoon tea party to celebrate their new...

iOrchestra arrives and Crazy Glue get involved!

Almost a full six months since trialling the initial technology for the iOrchestra Musical truck (then yet to be named!) the MusicLab hit Efford this week and Crazy Glue were among some of the schools and community groups to explore what the truck has to offer! Exploring how to play various orchestral instruments, compose their own tunes, learn well known tunes, watch video’s about the Philharmonia Orchestra and conduct their own musical currents the group had a brilliant afternoon aboard....