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13
May

Let’s Talk About Fungi | Collared Earthstar

Recognisable by it’s star shaped base and round inner fruit body, the Collared Earthstar is an unearthly looking, white-brown coloured specimen. You will find these fungi nestled on the woodland floor, releasing spores from their pointed holes as the wind blows past, or when they are disturbed by rain or animals. A common but intriguing fungi that can be found

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9
May

Let’s Talk About Fungi | Angel’s Bonnet

With its white colouring and small, bell shaped cap, the Angel’s Bonnet is a delicate looking bonnet fungi that grows in rows on woodland debris, such as rotting wood. It is common throughout the UK and can be distinguished by its grey-brown tinge and ‘medical’ smell. It is usually found growing in small groups. Other names: Mycena arcangeliana, Late-Season Bonnet

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6
May

Let’s Talk About Fungi | Turkeytail Fungus

The Turkeytail Fungus is one of the most common of the bracket fungi and it helps to recycle fallen wood. It speeds up the rotting process of dead wood and so helps to stop the build up of debris in woodlands and forests. The fruit body has a striped-ring appearance that varies in colour depending on where the fungi is

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30
Apr

Beyondness of Bees Exhibition Enchants Visitors

On Saturday, we were delighted to welcome artists Sue Brisco and Elise Stewart to Boundary Way with a wonderful exhibition that marks the culmination of their project ‘The Beyondness of Bees’. The  exhibition of work was created by participants in project and surrounded the theme of the world of bees. Arts and science came together with drawing and textiles in this

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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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