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6
Jul

Boundary Way Project’s #30DaysWild Round Up

July is here and with the arrival of this sunny summer month, we take a moment to look back on June and the month long #30DaysWild challenge. The challenge is set each year by The Wildlife Trusts and it challenges each of us to to spend #30DaysWild. The reason? For our health, wellbeing, for wildlife & for the planet! This nature

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15
Jun

Join Boundary Way Project Online to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

It’s nearly time for the Summer Solstice, the day the northern hemisphere has the ‘longest day’ or the day with the most daylight hours for the whole year. This year to mark the occasion we are going to be joined online by artist & folklorist Anne Marie Lagram to celebrate the event and magic of midsummer from her Shropshire Garden.

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25
May

Join the Boundary Way Project for #30DaysWild 2021

There’s a challenge coming and it is all about noticing and connecting with nature where you live and helping nature where you can. Sounds good, right? Enter, the UK’s biggest Nature Challenge – 30 Days Wild with the Wildlife Trust. The Wildlife Trust want to share their passion for nature and so are challenging us all to do one wild

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9
Feb

Winter Wonder Film: Kanj’s Kitchen Sambar Recipe

As Spring approaches we are sharing the final films in our Winter Wonder series, exploring nature connection, creativity and wellbeing through the cold months. Today we have a closer look at a warming film by artist and cook Kanj Nicholas as she guides us through her Sambar recipe full of spices and flavour. A Sambar is a vegetable stew with

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27
Jan

Winter Wonder – Fruit Leather by Hannah Ayre

  We are delighted to be sharing our second film with Edinburgh artist Hannah Ayre as part of our Winter Wonder programme, which aims to explore creative ways of connecting with the natural world in current times and bring people together online during further lockdown and social distancing restrictions. Today Hannah joins us from her allotment in Leith, Edinburgh and

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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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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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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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26
Jun

Exciting Announcement for The Boundary Way Project

  We’re back! After a short break the Boundary Way Project is back at the allotment and planning for the future with a bit of help from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.   We are so excited to announce that we have received some emergency funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to help us keep moving forward over the next few months and make exciting plans for the future.

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