Blog

15
Apr

Magnifying Mushrooms

We’re thrilled to announce that we have been awarded funding from Grow Wild UK and Creative Black Country to run a creative project exploring the fungi at Boundary Way Allotments & Community Garden. ‘Magnifying Mushrooms’ will bring together artists, scientists and plant experts. We’ll be looking closely at fungi and finding out more about interconnections in nature. We will be

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16
Mar

Let’s Talk About Fungi.

We are thrilled to announce that Boundary Way’s Project co-ordinator Holly Pleydell has achieved success with her application for Youth Award funding from Grow Wild UK and the National Lottery Community Fund. Holly has devised a brand new project combining investigations into fungi with an artistic commission, entitled ‘Let’s Talk About Fungi’. The grant for £500 will kickstart research into

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20
Feb

Beyondness of Bees Exhibition & Workshop

We are so excited to be collaborating with the Beyondness of Bees team, artists Elise Stewart & Sue Brisco. They have been working over the past months to bring together the worlds of art and science, with a focus on the microscopic world of the bee. We will be hosting an enchanting exhibition displaying the wonderful artistic outcomes of their

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13
Feb

Sensing Nature Arts Award Round Up

  Featured on the Arts Connect blog, the following article will allow you to learn more about the exciting journey of the Arts Award programme at Boundary Way so far… “Since 2016 the Boundary Way project have been running creative sessions with young people at Penn Fields Special School. The workshops take place at Boundary Way Allotments and Community Garden,

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3
Jan

Wolverhampton Arts Advent Calendar with Boundary Way

Happy New Year and welcome to our  the first blog post of 2019! If you follow us on Twitter you may have seen that we were marking the build up to Christmas in a slightly different way to most this year. There are so many amazing arts activities and communities in Wolverhampton and our Wolverhampton Arts Advent Calendar celebrated these

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5
Dec

Celebration & Creation with artist and folklorist Anne Marie Lagram

When she isn’t researching & discovering new folklore or creating her own artwork, Anne Marie spends her time running bespoke art & community workshops, providing business training, one-to-one mentoring and giving talks to groups. She really is a busy lady, but has still managed to find time to get fully involved in the work of the Boundary Way Project. At

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7
Nov

Ghostly Storytelling at Boundary Way with Regional Voice Theatre

The wind howled around the polytunnel and as the night drew in, the lanterns were lit and the scene was set ready for an evening of excitement, anticipation and chills for the whole family. Last Saturday evening, we were delighted to welcome Regional Voice Theatre to the allotment for an eerie performance of ‘Winter Tales’, and we can’t wait to

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18
Oct

Sense of Place Exhibition Success

Last Saturday, the allotment polytunnel was transformed into an exciting exhibition space for our latest art exhibition, ‘Sense of Place’. As part of the annual Wolverhampton Open Studios event, our art and archive exhibition explored memories, nostalgia and meaning in relation to gardening and allotments and was a huge hit with all of our visitors, both old and new. We

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10
Oct

Encaustic Wax Experiments with artist Rebecca Green

We recently found a new way to explore the natural heritage of Boundary Way Allotments and Community Garden and are so excited to share it with you; introducing the ancient technique of encaustic art. An art making technique that has been around since approx. 100AD, encaustics uses hot wax to create art by painting, dripping and layering. The natural origins of

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2
Oct

Winter Tales at Boundary Way

On 3rd November we are delighted to be hosting an evening of Winter themed ghostly storytelling with Regional Voice Theatre – Winter Tales. It is set to be an entertaining evening in the community garden. Lit by torchlight, this simply staged story-telling show will take you to the eerie world of spirits, ghosts and the uncanny through the power of your imagination.

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