Our recent projects

The 2nd of November 2014 saw the screening of The Dividing Line in Barne Barton. Commissioned by Take A Part in collaboration with The River Tamar Project, and created to be shown as part of the ‘It’s All About The River’ film festival, the film explores the relationship between Barne Barton and the River Tamar. The film was created by Mark Vernon as the first part of our BBROOTS programme within Barne Barton and contained interviews with local residents interspersed...

Oct 15, 2014    NO COMMMENTS

BBROOTS is a project all about Barne Barton; its art, its history, its greenspaces and its blue spaces. It is about looking at what is unique about the area, capturing it, celebrating it and using it to raise aspirations for the estate.  BBROOTS supports the development of a Neighbourhood Plan for the area – a pilot for Plymouth. BBROOTS is a commission by Barne Barton Partnership, Plymouth City Council and Take A Part. BBROOTS undertakes a range of art projects within...

Apr 15, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

‘Creativity in our community’ is a project that we delivered in Efford between April-July 2013. Working in collaboration with St.Paul’s Court, High View School and the wider community the project had three strands and worked to draw different members of the Efford community together to work creatively.  We applied to Awards for All for the funds to support this project to happen and were fortunate enough to be successful. St.Paul’s Court approached Take A Part earlier in the year with...

Apr 15, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

‘A Little patch of Ground’ was a creative project run in Efford between April and July 2013. ‘A Little Patch of Ground’ gathered residents from across Efford together to unearth and tell stories of the relationships people have with where the live and with the wider natural world around them. Funded by Awards for All, we worked with Encounters Arts and used photography, film, writing, drama, collecting, cooking and planting to form a process and journey for the participants.  Participants...

Apr 9, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Take A Part has been working with great artists and great communities across Plymouth since 2006. At the heart of the process has always been Efford. Through dedication, ownership and sheer tenacity the Efford community has committed to a long term arts process and as such has rightly dubbed themselves as Efford: The Capital of Culture for Plymouth. Born in Efford as part of the regeneration process this art in the public realm project has worked to engage people in their localities...

Oct 15, 2012    2 COMMMENTS

The Shed On Wheels was commissioned by Grow Efford lead artist Anne-Marie Culhane with Ruth Ben-Tovim (Encounters Arts) as supporting artist and designed and created by regional artist/makers Rufus Maurice and artist Belle Benfield. The whole build began with the purchase of a lovely 1970s electric milk float from Dale Farm.  The SOW makes ingenious use of recycled materials..look out for old organ pipes, champagne corks, a fire guard and a bedstead.  The  indoor lights are powered by a solar panel on the roof.    The...

Jun 25, 2012    2 COMMMENTS

  Take A Part worked with artists Hana Backland, Mark Vernon, Neil Rose, Sophie Hope and Jo Bannon to explore with Plymouth communities Nowhereisland, a large scale public arts programme for the South West created and developed by Situations and artist Alex Hartley. Nowhereisland was an island from the Arctic, created by artist Alex, which has been on a journey to South West England in search of citizens.  As the World’s newest nation anyone could sign up to become a citizen by...

May 21, 2012    NO COMMMENTS

Working in partnership with Stepping Stones to Nature, through Plymouth City Council, and The Friends Of Ham Woods group Take a Part developed a sculptural commission to be placed in Ham Woods to compliment the ongoing regeneration work being undertaken in the Woodland. Internationally-renowned sculptor Peter Randall Page was appointed to create a sculptural piece that would be set into repaired dry stone walling in Ham Woods. The process was an interactive one, giving skills and ownership to the local...

May 1, 2012    2 COMMMENTS