Blog

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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20
Mar

Celebrating Spring & Upcoming Events

The snow has cleared and spring has begun to show its face.  We couldn’t be more excited about it here at Boundary Way. The daffodils are beginning to flower, the buds are sprouting on the trees and catkins are hanging on the hazel. As well as new life popping up all over the allotment, we also hope to be welcoming

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2
Jan

Drawing, Art and Discovery with Artist Hannah Boyd

Artist Hannah Boyd connected with the ethos of Boundary Way from the moment she stepped on the site and her enthusiasm, as both an artist and member of the team, has brought so much fun to the work that we are doing. Hannah has been working hard on the allotment to create captivating art pieces for our Sense of Place

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15
Dec

Exploration, Art and Inspiration with Artist Clare Wassermann

When they arrived at Boundary Way for the first time, our artists were given a tour of the allotment and community garden by plot holder Howard Berry. It was clear from this moment that artist Clare Wassermann understood the energy of nature and even as we trudged through the rain she could see the magic of Boundary Way. Through funding

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12
Dec

Art, Cookery & Positivity with Artist Kanj Nicholas

Over the past six months, we have been working closely with a team of artists at Boundary Way, supported by funds from Arts Council England. These artists have been busy taking inspiration from the site to create beautiful art work, in a range of media, and running a diverse programme of workshops. It has been an incredible experience to work

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7
Dec

A Natural Dyeing Workshop with Sue Chand

We recently invited artist Sue Chand to share her traditional dyeing techniques with our team in a morning workshop. Sue is an artist that uses traditional methods of making to create works of natural fibre and paper, alongside this she uses natural dyes to create breathtaking colour on materials such as hand-spun natural yarn. During our workshop some wonderful experiments were done with colourful

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4
Dec

Our Mandala Logo and Branding with Marie Sewell

We have been working hard with local illustrator, printmaker and graphic designer Marie Sewell from Boho Creative to create a logo & branding that we feel represents the identity and goals of the Boundary Way Project. Marie specialises in inclusive design, an approach to understanding the needs of diverse audiences and making design accessible, making her way of working perfect

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27
Nov

Researching & Engaging With Nature With Maria Billington

Researching the natural heritage of Boundary Way, and using the research to engage the local community with nature is a huge part of what we do here at Boundary Way. To to help us with our research, and to discover the uses of the different plants found on the site, we have enlisted the help of local herbalist, Maria Billington. So far,

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