Plain Speaking Tour Training at We The People

Members of our Crazy Glue group took to the town this afternoon to visit the galleries of We The People Are The Work. Working with the lovely Rachel Dobbs the group explored Plymouth College of Art, Peninsula Arts, The Council House, KARST and Plymouth Arts Centre.  In each space the group took time to learn about the content for each exhibition and also to discuss what they felt each piece was about and meant to them.  As well as collecting...

The Shed visits PAW17!

Our lovely Shed On Wheels drove, slowly, down to be a part of the brilliant Plymouth Art Weekender this weekend. Arts group Crazy Glue shared the work they have been making with Soraya Phillips in a ‘work in progress’ exhibition.  The wonderful Tess Wilmott was on hand to chat about food and growing and the origins of the Shed and artist Simon Bayliss joined us to create gorgeous observational watercolour paintings. We were blessed with a lovely warm day and...

National Portfolio Success!

Take A Part are THRILLED to be awarded Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation status for the 2018-2022 investment period. The funding secures our programme of work in Plymouth allowing us to work dedicatedly with communities across the city through to 2022. Started in Efford in 2006, Take A Part worked with local community members, agencies and organisations to create a specific model of co-commissioning and co-creating with artists that allows embedding of the work in the community while developing...

Remembering Michael in song, poetry, recipe and music

This Tuesday we held a community memorial for Michael Bridgwater- one of the founders of Take A Part and an integral member of the community of Efford. In collaboration with High View School an event was created to both remember and celebrate Michael- with positivity and happy memories at the heart of events. School headteacher Kim Dorian-Kemp, Take A Part director Kim Wide and community member and fellow founder of Take A Part Kath Hancock all shared their memories of...