Case Studies

NORTH ORMESBY LIVING WILLOW MAZE

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North Ormesby Primary School Living Willow Maze Project “The living willow maze will provide a shaded area    for outdoor play, a habitat for wildlife and     environmental education for the pupils” Joanna Paul, Deputy Headteacher, March 2004 Over 200 native trees have been planted including holly and silver birch around the school grounds with… Read more »

THE AMBERLEY DRAGON

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EARTHWORKS PROJECT (supported by RISING SUN COUNTRYSIDE CENTRE) 1995 My project was with Amberley First School, Killingworth. The objective was to create a living maze of some description that would enhance the school grounds and provide the pupils with an opportunity to work with natural living material. By using willow it was hoped that the… Read more »

IN THE GREEN FIELD

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This project involved working alongside the Environmental Agency and the National Trust at Acorn Bank near Penrith, Cumbria. In April  2002 we were chosen to work with 10 other artists over a 3 day period, during this time we worked with local school children to create a temporary sculpture along the river.  According to their… Read more »

LIVING WILLOW PROJECT

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Duration: three days Name of school: Tot’s Playground, Hindley, Wigan Artforms: Visual Description Provide a living willow play structure for Surestart in newly created play area for pre-school children. Planned as part of a garden/playground project to enhance site and provide a natural play area. Parents and children were informally involved in planting and weaving…. Read more »

NORMANBY PRIMARY SCHOOL

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CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS  –  WILLOW WEAVING PROJECT NORMANBY PRIMARY SCHOOL – AUTUMN TERM 2004 ARTISTS FINAL REPORT We worked with Year 2 pupils at Normanby Primary School exploring the uses of willow in sculpture projects. PART 1 (Indoor Session) The first part of the project was held indoors. We began our first session by demonstrating the… Read more »