Fantastic community film night!

Tamar View Community Complex hosted a community film night this evening showcasing films about and created by the community of Barne Barton. Celebrating the filmmaking talent and highlighting issues associated with the community were on the billing as the community turned out to view the various films. Four films were shown including- Healthy Relationships, a film created by Take A Part and local families.  This film was funded by the Community Crime Prevention Fund. Tall Ships, in which we follow a group...

Inspired by bridges!

To kick off our Kinterbury Bridge build project this weekend Take A Part and Stepping Stones to Nature took members of the community from Barne Barton out on a mystery tour.  The tour took in a number of local bridges between Plymouth and Exeter and provided the group with opportunities to think about what the bridge at Kinterbury might look like, discuss function versus form and the design features which could be included. During the visit the group saw the Tamar and Brunel Bridge,...

Building Bridges for inspiration!

This week we kicked off our kinterbury Creek bridge project in Barne Barton. Working in collaboration with Stepping Stones to Nature we have the opportunity to create a new bridge at Kinterbury Creek, replacing older bridges which were burnt, and using a creative process, the community and artists to create an exciting new way to cross the waterway. This Thursday the Tamar View hosted the annual ‘Christmas Cracker’ event and we had a stall to promote the project, consult with...

More wishing stars are created as the ‘Parade of Lights’ gets closer!

As Our Parade Of Lights draws closer artist Soraya Phillips has been running some final lantern making workshops out in the community. Members of the community have been invited to attend a series of workshops and create their own wishing star lanterns to add to the growing collection which will be carried in the upcoming parade.  This Saturday Soraya held a session at St Peter’s Church, Wyndham Square, and participants were shown how to structure and place the ‘skin’ onto...