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here and there an art walk in belper parks

  here and there: an art walk in belper parks took place during the bank holiday weekend at the end of may 2015.  featuring work by three artists and around 20 knitters and crochetters, the event attracted between an estimated 300 – 600 people.    the project had set out to utilise an area of…

peer to peer meetings running since 2012

a peer to peer meeting is simply that. a meeting where artists, makers, crafts people, writers, actors and musicians meet to discuss with each other their practice, their interests and their work. the format of the meeting allows for works at any stage of completion to be shown to the group as a focal point…

girl in hammock

forest school began in 2014

in mid 2014 christine began he forest school leader training made possible by the financial support of the derbyshire community foundation and we thank them for their support very much 🙂 thank you. xx  we heard in november 2015 that she had qualified as a  level 3 forest school leader. andrew’s level 3 training journey began in june…

part of a mind map

the big energy project development begun june 2014

this is a project in development, led by andrew and is for the belper transition group. details are vague right now, but as andrew works out what this project is, we’ll fill in the gaps … what we know so far is that the starting point of the discussion was belper transition’s energy descent action…

mentoring launched in 2014

this is a project led by andrew. his proposition for it is to provide a mentoring service for artists, creatives, designers, writers, photographers … well just about anyone who’d like to discuss something that is happening or would like to be happening. andrew himself has received various amounts of mentoring since his graduation from the…

string and bobbins in belper parks

love parks week 2014

love parks week is a national campaign intending to celebrate our parks and green spaces by inviting individuals and groups to mount activities in their local park and green spaces and promote the activity via the love parks week website. partnering with amber valley borough council landscape services, corridor arts mounted an installation by andrew…

poster for wild art activity in belper

wild art summer 2014

These outdoor sessions consisted of games, art activities, den building, putting hammocks up and generally being outdoors and enjoying our surroundings. Belper parks is an ancient woodland steeped in history with a little brook running through it. Just perfect for floating little boats made from natural materials. These sessions are aimed at the whole family. we…

a donations box made from bobbin frames and bobbins

strutt’s north mill donations box 2014

in february 2014 andrew replied to a call out for suggestions for a donations baox at strutt’s north mill in belper. he recieved an invitation to visit the mill to take the ideas further and they were liked so much that he was commissioned to make a donations box for the mill. “i worked very…

work shown at belper 2013 art trail

2013 belper art trail

the theme of the trail was  the journey of favourites.   we invited submissions of artist’s favourite work and carefully selected the retail outlets in which they were displayed.