Blog

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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25
Sep

Sense of Place Exhibition 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are once again taking part in Wolverhampton Open Studios Weekend and will be returning with a bigger and better Sense of Place Exhibition on afternoon and evening of Saturday 13th October 2018. The exhibition will include the work of fourteen individual artists who have found inspiration on the site and we will also

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20
Sep

Nature Inspired Book Making with artist Clare Wassermann

Following the success of her team concertina bookmaking workshop, we recently invited artist Clare Wassermann back to Boundary Way to share her skills with some of our visitors. The day-long workshop was a great opportunity for participants to experiment with mindful sketching, markmaking and gathering materials to capture sense of place in the Allotments and Community Garden. The books of

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21
Aug

Celebrating the Seasons with Anne Marie Lagram

Everything we do at Boundary Way is influenced by the environment around us and the seasons play a huge part in that. At Boundary Way we believe that our amazing seasons are something to be celebrated, with each one bringing the opportunity for new discoveries and fresh perspective. We have been working closely with artist & folklorist Anne Marie Lagram

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17
Aug

Allotment Inspired Art with printmaker Linda Nevill

Here at Boundary Way, we love it when artists create work inspired by our site and we feel fortunate to have had so many talented people come and enjoy finding inspiration on the allotment. Printmaker Linda Nevill has been one of the artists finding inspiration in the Boundary Way landscape and a few weeks ago she guided a relaxing day

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7
Aug

The Boundary Way Brochure

We are delighted to announce the launch of our exciting new, illustrated Boundary Way Allotments & Community Garden Brochure. Our new brochure, designed by Marie Sewell, tells the story of the allotment from its formation to the current day Boundary Way and takes an in-depth look at the work of the Boundary Way Project. It is so exciting to have

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30
Jul

New Camera Obscura Educational Resource

As well as working hard on our seasonal plant guides, we have also been working to create another very special resource all about our Shed Camera Obscura. The Camera Obscura was created by artist Ann Walker for Boundary Way, sits at the top of the allotment site and is hugely popular with all of our visitors. It is so exciting

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15
Jul

Our New Educational Nature Resources

We are so excited to announce the launch of our brand new Boundary Way Educational Resources. We have created four seasonal plant spotter worksheets and an historical resource all about the Camera Obscura. Today we are going to be talking all about our plant spotting resources and can’t wait to share them with you …     Herbalist Maria Billington

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5
Jul

Summer Talks & Activities at our Heritage Open Day

Last Saturday, we had a wonderful day celebrating the inspiring arts, heritage and education projects happening at Boundary Way Allotments and Community Garden. In collaboration with The Crafty Gardener CIC and Wolverhampton’s Mayor’s Community Weekend, we held a jam packed, and boiling hot, day of talks and activities for all the family. We had so much fun and can’t wait

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