Heritage

12
Oct

A Postcard from Redhouse Road Allotments – Uses of Plants with Maria Billington

Exploring allotments and creativity is at the heart of the Boundary Way Project’s Postcards from the Plot exploration. As part of the project we have commissioned a series of films to look closer at these these links and help us to make connections with each other and green spaces at a time of social distancing. In our latest films, herbalist

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9
Oct

Boundary Way Project Cultural Recovery Fund Success

We are delighted to be announcing the Boundary Way Project’s success in attaining funding from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund. We will be using the funding to continue the development of a virtual learning programme that valuably explores creative ways of connecting with the natural world in current times and beyond. To tell you a bit more, we’ve included our

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16
Sep

A Postcard from Kanj’s Kitchen – Sri Lankan Dhal with Kanj Nicholas

In the second of our series of short films for Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments, Kanj Nicholas shared one of her favourite Sri Lankan Recipes. The perfect remedy for any allotment gluts, this courgette and spinach Dhal is a lesson in using home grown food to create wonderful meals to

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14
Sep

A Postcard from Leith – How to Create Anthotypes with Hannah Ayre

Postcards from the Plot is our current project and encapsulates a series of films and activities that explore allotments and creativity, helping us to make connections at a time of social distancing. Last week, we shared our first film with artist Hannah Ayre and we are so thrilled to be sharing more about it in today’s blog post. In the

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7
Sep

Allotment Connections in Wolverhampton & Beyond

Postcards from the Plot is a project that encompasses many things, but at the heart of it lies the idea of creating connections. We have all had to work hard over the past months to stay connected and a realisation has struck many of us as to just how important it is to stay in touch, support each other and

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27
Aug

‘Poet’s, Prattler’s & Pandemonialists’ Explore Boundary Way

  We are really looking forward to working with ‘Poet’s, Prattler’s & Pandemonialists’ as part of our new project Postcards from the Plot, which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments through a series of creative commissions. Emma Purshouse, Steve Pottinger and Dave Pitt are the wonderful poets that make up the collective and as part of the

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21
Aug

Postcards from the Plot

  ‘Postcards from the Plot’ is a new creative project that explores the meaning and importance of allotments today. There will be activities, workshops and inspiring stories from growers in our city and beyond. The idea behind it is to make connections within our city and beyond and share stories about how allotments have supported our wellbeing during lockdown. In

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13
Aug

National Allotment Week: Celebrating The Beginnings of Boundary Way Allotments & Community Garden

Today we thought we would share a snippet of the fascinating and rare beginnings of the Boundary Way Allotments, as researched and written by acclaimed allotment historian Twigs Way. Twigs came to the allotment in 2017 as part of a heritage project by the Boundary Way Project, and her consequent research and insights revealed much about the character of the

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4
Aug

Join Us On The Big Butterfly Count

  Last Friday, the Boundary Way Project team took to the allotment on the hunt for butterflies to help take part in the Big Butterfly Count! Big Butterfly Count is a UK-wide survey aimed at helping the charity Butterfly Conservation to assess the health of our environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) we

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27
Jan

January Fungi Discoveries at Boundary Way

At Boundary Way we are continuing our work to learn more about the natural heritage of the allotment and that means taking time to notice the changes in the Community Garden through the seasons. It was exciting that on our last fungi hunt we came across several new types of fungi and also some different variations of some old friends,

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