October 31, 2019

After we ran our Hapa Zome workshop at Hulme Garden Centre in September we wanted to return and offer a workshop to the centres volunteers and today was the day!

We began by introducing the Quiet Spaces project at St Luke’s Art Project and how that came about. We then a...

October 31, 2019

Cycling to work on Tuesday I was met with this feast for the senses as I passed through the Lime Tree Boulevard:

October 31, 2019

I took the tram to cornbrook and changed for Media City direction - the City of Trees Conference was being held at The Lowry. This was the view from Cornbrook Station at 8am in the morning

After the City of Trees Conference we walked back over the busy chester road and...

October 29, 2019

In our final Mark Making with Thread workshop with Emily Hayes, we met at St Luke's and walked over to Elizabeth Gaskell House through Swinton Grove Park.

It was a beautiful day for it, and the wind was fresh and releasing showers of leaves that fell to carpet the park....

October 22, 2019

I'm a bit late with this, but just to add to whats already been said....The standard in this poetry book is great. It really reflects the diversity of styles and approaches to the idea of Breathing Spaces that this project has incorporated, allowing many voices to be h...

October 18, 2019

We were all amazed by the work that Andy had done on his Hapa Zome print - the green man was emerging from the plant prints this work in progress is just stunning to behold! Well done Andy - you are such a inspiration to us all!! - "This is a beautifully delicate piece...

October 9, 2019

Last night we launched our latest Poetry Anthology: Breathing Spaces at Longsight Library With over 21 contributors, this book is a little gem celebrating and sharing the beautiful poems created in Nige Wood's inspiring poetry classes earlier this year.

The book is avai...

October 1, 2019

Following our Ruskin inspired workshops at Elizabeth Gaskell's house we have produced a set of 10 postcards plus an information card in a wallet with a beautiful drawing of the Elizabeth Gaskell House.

The postcard set features drawings of the house, gardens and adjacen...

October 1, 2019

Thanks to Clare D for sending in this link -

beautiful 5 practices to help you to tune into the language of bird song:

October 1, 2019

This is a free event at The Portico Library - Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Daisies are the most common weed in England. Does finding out that they are not native to the UK change your opinion of them? Using the surprising migrant history of one of the UK'...

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