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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Boundary Way Project Culture Recovery Fund Success

We are delighted to be announcing the Boundary Way Project’s success in attaining funding from the Government’s Culture 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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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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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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‘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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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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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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30 Days Wild Instagram Roundup

We took part in the 30 Days Wild challenge on Instagram, an initiative by The Wildlife Trust that is all about noticing and connecting with nature where you live and helping nature where you can. It was a fantastic daily photo challenge to help inspire people to get outdoors and with this being especially important right now for our wellbeing,

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Sourdough the Mother of All Breads

A few people have asked me about how I make my sourdough bread. Rather than writing it and explaining what seems like a complicated process several times, I think it might be easier to put it down in writing in this little corner of the Boundary Way website. Firstly, please remember I’m not an expert baker (or anything else). I

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Fascinating Fungi Explored in Textile Workshops with artist Elise Stewart

After working with artist Elise Stewart on her brilliant Beyondness of Bees Project, we are delighted to announce that she will be returning to Boundary Way to offer visitors exciting and unique opportunities to investigate and creatively respond to the world of fungi. Elise will be running three separate, fascinating workshops, allowing participants to explore a variety of textile art

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