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6
Jun

Processions 2018 – Boundary Way Banner

On June 10th a banner celebrating the role of women, those who worked the scraps of land in and around Wolverhampton, will be processed in Cardiff as part of the Processions 2018 project led by the Artichoke Trust. This banner was created at Boundary Way with artist Anne Marie Lagram and some amazing visitors. We are so proud to be

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4
Jun

Fun & Discovery at Our Photography Open Day

Following our successful Sensing Nature Day with Penn Fields School last Friday, we continued the fun into Saturday with a Photography Open Day for the public. We held the day in the Community Garden and with several amazing workshops and a huge display of artwork and photographs, we had a wonderful day. Read on to find out a bit more

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30
May

Sensing Nature Arts Award Day with Penn Fields School

Last Friday, the Community Garden played host to Penn Fields School Sixth Form student’s final showing for their Explore Arts Award. The polytunnel was filled with the student’s allotment artwork from a year of creating and photographs of the activities that they have taken part in. The Sixth Form students led a morning of activities for the infant classes from

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16
May

Plotholder Portraits by Geoff Broadway

On 26th May, we will be holding our Photography Open Day at Boundary Way. This will feature a fantastic exhibition of artwork, by the students of Penn Fields School, and photographs by the talented Geoff Broadway. Over the past few years Geoff has been collecting film and oral histories around the allotment site – talking to plot holders, historians and

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11
May

Photography Open Day – 26th May 2018

Our next open day is just around the corner, on the 26th May, and we are so excited that it will be based around photography in all its wonderful forms. On the day you will be able to learn more about early photography and the Camera Obscura, see our exhibition of photography and collage, and take part in some hands

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7
May

The Origami Camera Obscura Project with artist Ann Walker

By now, many of you will be familiar with our shed Camera Obscura. A real camera obscura that sits proudly at the top of Boundary Way Allotments as a magical place for contemplation and the discovery of nature. The artist who created our amazing camera obscura is Ann Walker, who was instrumental in the formation of the Boundary Way Project

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28
Apr

Sharing Nature and Heritage Open Day Success

This year we celebrated Earth Day in style with a day celebrating the nature and heritage of Boundary. It was a fun and successful day of creativity, exploration, photography and discovery. Didn’t make it to see us? Don’t worry because today we are going to give you a run down of everything that went on! So, what did we get

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13
Apr

International Earth Day at Boundary Way

Earth Day began in 1970 when a protest against the negative impacts of industrial development was carried out. Since then it has grown to become a global event that is believed to have 1 billion people from 192 countries taking part every year – and now we, at Boundary Way, are going to be part of the action too. On

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4
Apr

Natural Toolmaking with artist Hannah Boyd

On Easter Saturday Boundary Way played host to artist Hannah Boyd, who ran an inspirational natural toolmaking session for the Boundary Way Project Team, artists and visitors. It was such a great opportunity to be able to create handmade tools from natural materials, foraged for at the allotment and inspired by our the landscape. Our making session was followed by

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31
Mar

Growing Memories Appeal for Photographs & Stories

Photograph above: Digging for Victory 1941 in Fairview Road, Wolverhampton. From the collection of Moya Lloyd.   In collaboration with local history project Living Memory we are excited to invite you to share your gardening, allotment and outdoor memories and photographs with us on, and before, our Sharing Nature Open Day on 22nd April 2018. Living Memory is a two-year

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