Art

20
Jul

How to Make A Nature Mandala

  We love observing nature and creating land art at Boundary Way. It is all about exploring natural patterns, focusing in on nature and using found materials to replicate these patterns! Over the years we have made many a mandala in the community garden, with the help of artists, schools and the public, and in this time we thought it

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11
Jun

An Inspirational Session of Fungi Stitching

Saturday marked the beginning of a series of exciting textile workshops at Boundary Way. The workshops are all being run by local textile artist and the Chair of the Wolverhampton Branch of the Embroiderers Guild, Elise Stewart. The first session was an exciting look into basic ways to make beautiful embroidery inspired by the allotment’s fungi and the results were fascinating.

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17
May

Upcoming Creative Workshops Exploring Fungi at Boundary Way

We’re looking forward to an innovative programme of creative workshops exploring the importance and beauty of the fungi at Boundary Way. In this series of workshops we will be working with local artists, scientists and plant experts to represent the fungi in new and exciting ways through art exploration. Join us in the Community Garden to explore drawing, painting, experimental

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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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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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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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28
Apr

Sharing Nature and Heritage Open Day Success

This year we celebrated Earth Day in style with a day celebrating the nature and heritage of Boundary. It was a fun and successful day of creativity, exploration, photography and discovery. Didn’t make it to see us? Don’t worry because today we are going to give you a run down of everything that went on! So, what did we get

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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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