Art

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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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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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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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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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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