christine Let's Read Together

award winning station mosaic

the belper station mosaic (now know as the belper station mosaic and art gallery) has been recognised in two recent award ceremonies.  the first was the east midlands trains best station awards in which the belper station project received a runner up prize in the community partnership category.   christine (far left) and kate (in…

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schools and funders day

representatives of the funders and schools who took part in the belper station mosaic project met today to celebrate the achievement of the project.  six children from herbut strutt primary school, turnditch primary and the nursery next to the station were joined by the funding partners to hear alistair morley of the train partnership and…

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belper station platform approach

featured drawings

the next stage of the station mosaic project installation has begun today.  a selection of the drawings made by the participating children have been turned into posters for permanent installation on the railings on the platform approaches.  christine invited the children to tell her about their favourite bit of belper and draw/paint or sketch it. along with all…

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a plinth at belper railway station

station mosaic installation

preparations are well under way at belper train station ahead of the installation of the mosaic created by chris gray.  the project has seen chris work with local schools, a nursery and festival goers at belper goes green to create the mosaic.  chris asked the children to draw or paint the part of belper they…

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penny mordaunt the high street minister and chris gray

the mosaic and the high street minister

penny mordaunt the high street minister visited belper today and chris was there to show off part of her mosaic commission for transition belper. the minister was visiting belper to see aspects of belper that contributed to the town being awarded the title  winner of winners in the great british high street awards for 2014. the two…

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poster for wild art activity in belper

wild art

This summer we will be running some activities in our local park and in a woodland based in Belper. These outdoor sessions will consist of games, art activities, den building, putting hammocks up and generally being outdoors and enjoying our surroundings. The local park is an ancient woodland steeped in history with a little brook…

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twigs arranged in a circle

christine begins training …

after months of waiting, christine has begun her forest school training this week in a wood near mansfield. this is the next part of her journey to become a forest school leader. the journey for christine so far has included a taster session and a four month wait to hear if the result of a funding…

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