Creating Vivid Dreams 19/10/16

In this session of Creating Vivid Dreams, members of the group experimented with printing. Using foam or lino tiles, participants were able to sketch a design on the tiles, then using acrylic paint, they made a variety of coloured prints onto different sized cartridge paper.  

Creating Vivid Dreams 12/10/16

This session saw participants get stuck in as they were given a selection of fruit and veg. Instead of drawing or painting them, participants cut them in half and used acrylic paints to print with them. With a variety of colours to mix, participants created beautiful pieces of art experimenting with just the unique shapes

CAS Mauritian Trip 28/07/2016

At Mauritian evening, organised by the young people, we saw some amazing performances and delicious food all done by the talented Mauritian group. The evening kicked off with a bang as dancers and singers put on a spectacular show followed by an insight into their culture. As the night went on, we tasted some Mauritian

Talk at MS University Vadodara 10/02/2016

A talk at fine arts college MS University Vadodara as a part of research and development phase of Derby to Vadodara (Re-imagine India) project
In the Saharah building at Arboretum Park members of the community participated in creating a large mural in order to commemorate 175 years since the park had first opened.

Creative Treats at Sweet Meet 26/02/2016

In this session of creative treats at sweet meet, participants explored different painting techniques.

Creative Treats at Sweet Meet 05/02/2016

A number of participants from the local community took part in creative activities exploring glass and tile painting.

Creative Treats at Sweet Meet 28/01/2016

In this session, participants were encouraged to get stuck in making various types of containers such as bowls, pencil holders and mugs out of clay.

Creative Treats at Sweet Meet 22/01/2016

This was the first session following Christmas people of all ages engaged in jewellery making in the Saharah building.
As part of the sharing heritage side of the invisible boundaries project, there was a research and find the fact session. In this session participants went to the Derby Local Studies and Family History Library to go through old documents, books and newspapers to discover interesting facts and news about the park.

Invisible Boundaries: Research 18/12/2015

Members of the Invisible Boundaries Project visited Derby Local Studies and Family History Library in order to gather information about the incredible heritage of the Arboretum Park. It was a great journey into the past and it was a new experience for everyone. The Arboretum Park has more than 175 years of history and it was interesting
 

Invisible Boundaries: Heritage 12/02/2016

 
Participants engage in meaningful creative activities interpreting their learning from research. One of the creative tasks was to design cards for loved ones.