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Grants for the Arts

Posted on: 8th April 2014

We have won a brilliant grant from the Arts Council of England! We are very excited to hear that we have been given funding for new projects that will allow us to add to the work we already do across Bournemouth and Poole.  We will soon be launching projects working with disadvantaged communities as well...
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New Architecture Lessons at Primary School

Posted on: 8th April 2014

In the office we are interested to hear that a recent study, commissioned by the government, has suggested children should be taught about architecture in Primary school. The idea is to teach lessons in den-building to encourage an understanding of the world in which we live. The architect Sir Terry Farrell recently released his review...
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Poole Lantern Procession

Posted on: 4th April 2014

In early December we saw the annual Poole Lantern Procession through the high street.  Local artist Hazel Evans worked hard in the lead up to the event, running workshops in various schools across the area to create these beautiful lanterns in the theme of ‘swans and hearts.’ Poole Town Centre Management did a wonderful job setting the...
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Project Subway

Posted on: 3rd April 2014

Lowther Road in Charminster, Bournemouth, is soon to undergo a huge transformation. We have commissioned local artist Ilse Black to create a digital mural using a number of paintings by local school children. The design will be vinyl wrapped on one side of the underpass walls, in a bid to create a positive environment following...
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Collisions

Posted on: 3rd April 2014

Collisions is an ongoing project organised by wave Arts Education Agency and lead by the artist Denise Poote. Her aim is to explore how art could be used to deliver maths within primary schools. Denise has recently worked with Talbot Combined Primary School, creating a weather themed card game with decorative imagery to convey mathematic...
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Developing Nicely, Young Photographers Creativity Conference: Cultural Hub Project

Posted on: 26th February 2014

Students, teachers, lecturers, recent graduates and industry professionals engaged together – sharing insights, ideas and experiences alongside an exhibition of contemporary student work celebrating the best practices from participating schools. The event consisted of a full one-day programme of presentations, portfolio viewings and workshop activities to inspire and challenge all visitors. The exhibition – open...
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