Sculpting Saltram returns with a military twist

Sculpting Saltram project 3 kicked off last week with another inspiring visit to see the beautiful house, estate and site for the Sculpture. For this project we are being joined by talented young people from Plymouth School of Creative Arts.  The project will focus on the history of Saltram connected to WW2 when it was a base for American troops, weaponry and vehicles.  The group were inspired by the historical context of their site and started to develop some fantastic...

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...

Get ready for the Efford Mash!

We are very excited to be holding the finale of our Heritage Sign Project on May 13th 3-5pm in Efford at High View School. The ‘Efford Mash’ will celebrate the work done across the Heritage Sign project- the stories, histories, memories and people of Efford, and, of course, the final sign resurrected with its new centre pieces designed to reflect the seasons and Efford’s heritage. Local community members will help run the event with the St Pauls Church choir singing traditional...

Imaginations run wild for Sculpting Saltram Stage 2!

Pupils from Riverside School were back with us at Saltram today and they embarked on the next stage of their Sculpting Saltram project. Following their inspiration day visit in November the group have been back, interviewed some artists and selected the one that they would like to work with; George Lovesmith.  Today saw the first day working on site with George and the children spent time outside gathering ideas for their sculpture and exploring the landscape by the salt marsh...