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18
Jan

Blue Monday Herbal Remedy – Mind Medicine

  Today, Monday 18th January 2021, we have the pleasure of coming up against Blue Monday. As the third Monday in January, today is unfortunately supposed to be the most depressing day of the year! Why? It is said to be a combination of the dark nights and Wintery weather, financial pressures and post-Christmas blues – lovely! Luckily for you,

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11
Jan

The Boundary Way Project’s 2020 Roundup

  So, what did 2020 hold for the Boundary Way Project? The earlier months of the year were typically quieter months for the Boundary Way Project calendar, with the seasonal nature of the site, we hunted for mushrooms, recorded the allotment’s changed through photography and hatched plans for the coming months. Unfortunately, planning was halted in March with the announcement

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6
Jan

Poetry Premiere Evening Success

The Boundary Way Project were delighted to hold their first ever large-scale online event in December in the form of a wonderful Poetry Premiere Evening. The free event was part of the project’s Winter Wonder Programme of workshops and events, taking place via Zoom and featuring exciting premiere performances of a new collection of poems inspired by nature, green spaces

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7
Dec

Virtual Residency with Artist Hannah Ayre and Penn Fields School

  As part of our new project, funded by the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, the Boundary Way Project has created a Virtual Artist Residency exploring accessible ways of learning using digital platforms. We are delighted to be working with participatory artist Hannah Ayre, who is exploring creativity, nature connection and wellbeing with Key Stage 3 pupils at Penn Fields

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30
Nov

Winter Poetry Project: Punjabi Women Writers Group & Poetry Evening

As part of the Boundary Way Project’s new funding from the Culture Heritage Fund, we are delighted to be able to continue developing poetry as a medium to help make connections, explore seasonal heritage and engage with new audiences as part of our new programme. Following on from our successful Summer poetry commission with the Poets, Prattlers and Pandemonialists, we

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23
Nov

Winter Wonder Programme: Virtual Workshops & Sessions

  We’re so excited to be announcing further dates as part of our new virtual seasonal programme, ‘Winter Wonder’. Made possible through funding from the Culture Recovery Fund for heritage, this upcoming series of online content is designed to inspire and motivate us all during this difficult time of further lockdown and social distancing, especially as we move into the

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16
Nov

A Poetry Collaboration: Overhear App

Boundary Way Project are delighted to be collaborating with ‘Overhear Poetry’ to try out their new mobile phone app that is designed to encourage more people to experience and share poetry in their local area. ‘Overhear Poetry’ has been created by Birmingham based musician and educator Tom Peel and has been used by a range of local festivals. So what

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10
Nov

Winter Wonder: A Virtual Seasonal Programme

The Boundary Way Project is so excited to be announcing their new virtual seasonal programme, ‘Winter Wonder’. Made possible through funding from the Culture Recovery Fund for heritage, the online series of content is designed to inspire and motivate during this time of further lockdown and social distancing, especially as we move into the Winter season. “The programme is our

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6
Nov

Three Poetic Postcards from Boundary Way Allotments

As part of Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore and share the meaning and importance of allotments, we were delighted to invite the Poets, Prattlers and Pandemonialists to explore Boundary Way in search of inspiration. Local Poets Dave Pitt, Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger spent the day at the allotment in late summer taking in the

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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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