Blog

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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10
Nov

Gathering History with Geoff Broadway

For the duration of our project our Heritage Lottery Funding has allowed us to work towards gathering as much information as we can about the rich history of Boundary Way. One of the main ways that we have been doing this is in collaboration with filmmaker and photographer, Geoff Broadway. Geoff has been working with us on the site over

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29
Oct

Historian Twigs Way & Discovering the Origins of Our Site

On the Sunday of our ‘Sense of Place’ Weekend event we were visited by renowned Garden Historian Twigs Way. Over the past few months we have been working closely with her to research the origins of our site and better understand the wider context of allotments & where they stem from. Twigs had a busy day with us and today

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24
Oct

Richard Shilling’s Residency

Our ‘Sense of Place’ Exhibition marked the end of Land Artist Richard Shilling‘s two week residency with us here at Boundary Way. We managed to achieve a lot in two weeks and today we are going to share with you some of the things that Richard did and created during his Boundary Way Residency, responding to our site. Over Richard’s

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19
Oct

A Sense of Place Exhibition & Open Weekend Success

Members of the Public creating Land Art with Artist Richard Shilling Last weekend Boundary Way opened its doors to the public and put on its very own ‘Sense of Place’ Art Exhibition as part of the Wolverhampton Open Studios Event. Across the weekend people came from far and wide, some as far as Shenstone, to visit our inspiring indoor and

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7
Oct

A Sense of Place: Art Exhibition & Creative Workshop Weekend

You recently met our artists and now it is time for you to come and see all the exciting things that they have been up to at Boundary Way. As part of the Wolverhampton Open Studios Weekend, an exhibition of our artist’s work, entitled ‘Sense of Place’, will be taking place across next weekend, and we are so excited for

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4
Oct

‘Putting Allotments into Perspective’ – a Talk by Historian Twigs Way

We are delighted to announce that we will soon be welcoming renowned garden historian Twigs Way to Wolverhampton as part of our October Event, ‘Sense of Place’, which is set to take place on the weekend of the 14th – 15th October 2017. Twigs will be presenting a fascinating and entertaining talk at Newhampton Arts Centre on Sunday 15th October 2017 as part

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