Art and biodiversity

10
May

Mental Health Awareness Week and New Programme of Wellbeing Workshops

It is so important, as many of us have discovered lately, to connect and ground ourselves in natural surroundings for our mental health. Noticing nature and taking time to appreciate it, from going for a walk in our local park to discovering far distant lands through nature programmes on the television, is proven to have a positive impact on our

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2
Apr

Creative ways to explore nature with artist Hannah Ayre

  Boundary Way Project are pleased to share two new films created by artist Hannah Ayre demonstrating simple and inspiring projects that explore nature. In the first of these she demonstrates the cyanotype or sun-print technique and in the second how to create mandalas with found materials. The new resources have been put together as part of Boundary Way Project’s

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22
Feb

Upcoming Seasonal Online Workshops from the Boundary Way Project

  We’re delighted that as Wintery February draws to a close, our workshop programme remains as vibrant as ever and is jam packed full of activities to support our wellbeing and encourage more nature connection as this difficult time continues. The programme moves with the seasons and this upcoming series of sessions sees us make our way towards the brighter

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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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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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6
Oct

A Postcard from The Fugitive Wild Plot – Botanical Ink Making with Carolyn Morton

As part of our series of short films for Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments, artist Carolyn Morton introduces the process of botanical ink making on her Birmingham allotment plot. The first video guides us around Carolyn’s allotment, aptly named The Fugitive Wild Plot. This is a rich source of

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22
Sep

A Postcard from Oxbarn Avenue Allotments – Printmaking with Linda Nevill

Postcards from the Plot is project that encompasses a series of films and activities that explore allotments and creativity to help us to make connections at a time of social distancing. In our latest film RBSA artist Linda Nevill shares some printmaking techniques using natural materials found on her plot, at Oxbarn Avenue Allotments in Wolverhampton. In the video, Linda

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