Sculpting Saltram kicks off with a historical visitor, a tractor ride and a barbecue!

Our Sculpting Saltram project started today with our first group visiting Saltram to begin their exploration of the site. Efford based arts group Crazy Glue are the first of three groups working on the project which will culminate in the launch of a new play trail around the National Trust site.  The group started their part of the project today with a visit to Saltram to learn about the history and gain inspiration for the look and content of their sculpture. The...

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Take A Part are looking for people to get involved in creating a unique Green Orchestra!  The project- a response to the Philharmonia Orchestra’s iOrchestra is designed to take an innovative response to music making with a focus on green and natural instruments and healthy eating. If you’d like to get involved check out our recruitment film below and get in touch with us via our Facebook page! or email ecscgem@hotmail.com.  

Capturing the last portraits!

Photographer Dom Moore has been back in Barne Barton to capture some of his last portraits for the Kitt Hill commission. Dom has been working for almost a year with the community to capture portraits of families, individuals and document community events and last week saw him at Riverside School to capture images of families from the school.  The sun even came out a little and the response was hugely positive with families queuing up to become part of a...

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,...