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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
We were at Trentham Gardens for 4 days over Easter running willow weaving activities for visitors. people got to help make a Wishing Tree and an Easter Rabbit as well as making a fish to take home.
We made a massive living willow tunnel yesterday. the day started with fine weather but soon deteriorated into torrential rain. we spent the afternoon slopping about in red clay!
I spent Tuesday at a local school repairing a willow tunnel that we built with the children about 7 years ago. it needed a big overhaul. the pictures are before and after.