A new digital map for Barne Barton!

This week saw the culmination of a wonderful project in Barne Barton.  Young Creatives from across the community (lead by Brendan Sinnott, Bridey Borda, Kaytie Thomas, Nathan Daniel & Chelsea Biddle) have worked with artists Rachel Dobbs and Shaun Lewin to create a new digital map of their community. Using the latest technology and working with a real range of experts from higher education and artist practitioners, the project has been developed as part of the BBROOTS programme. You can take...

Crazy Glue get off to a flying start!

Our redeveloped Crazy Glue art group met for the first time today in an art session with artists Soraya Phillips. The group will be working towards their own exhibition in Spring 2018, exploring art inspired by nature and natural forms and working out in Efford Marsh on some creative projects too. In this first workshop the group worked with everyday objects (wire, foil, masking tape) to create beautiful small scale models of birds.  Inspired by the life that we might find...

A first hand encounter with Malcolm!

We were fortunate enough to spend this afternoon at Peninsula Arts visiting ‘Present Moments and Passing Time’ by Malcolm Le Grice and speaking with the artist himself about his work. We have developed a project (Inspired by Le Grice, created with Gall) in partnership with Peninsula Arts, Plymouth Arts Centre and Plymouth Culture, creating a short film piece inspired by the work of Le Grice.  The work is being delivered by Allister Gall with children from High View School, Efford making...

The new bridge is officially launched!

This week saw the launch of the new Kinterbury Creek bridge in Barne Barton. The project, which was in collaboration with community members, Plymouth City Council and Muf Architecture/art, started last year and culminated this week with the launch event.  The community were treated to activities with the beach ranges and beautiful sunshine as the ribbon was cut to signify the official opening. The creek had been without a bridge for a number of years after previous bridges were damaged...