Love St Peter’s, Love St Paul’s: Creative Projects for The Moors, St Peter’s and St Paul’s

Love St Peter’s, Love St Paul’s is an arts project co-created with an Arts Action Group of residents from the communities of St Peter’s and St Pauls, that aims to discover, support and develop creative practice in the area.

In June and July a series of workshops are available to people living in the area. The artwork produced will be displayed at Hardwick Gallery in September 2017.

Love St Peter’s, Love St Paul’s is funded by Arts Council England, St Peter’s & The Moors Big Local, Hardwick Gallery at the University of Gloucestershire, and the Janet Trotter Trust.

Contact info@meantime.org.uk to find out more and sign up!

 

Timetable of workshop sessions:

Mobile Clay Workshops | Scott Farlow

Scott and participants will explore the area and its history with the Mobile Making Studio, collecting, experimenting and co-creating with clay and found objects.

Friday 30th June         Session #1 Explore local landscapes & collect the raw materials – clay, earth, natural/manmade materials, etc. Meet at Hardwick Green, 10am. Ends 3pm.

Tuesday 4th July           Session #2 Gloucester Rd Primary School*

Rescheduled                  Session #3 Dunalley Primary School*

Friday 14th July            Session #4 Mobile Making Studio – visiting local streets and spaces including Hardwick Green, Elmfield Park, St Peter’s Square, Pittville Park, Honeybourne Line, inviting residents and passers-by to participate in making a work of art using raw clay and other materials. Meet at Hardwick Green, 10am. Ends 3pm.

Saturday 15th July        Session #5 Mobile Making Studio – visiting local streets and spaces including Hardwick Green, Elmfield Park, St Peter’s Square, Pittville Park, Honeybourne Line, inviting residents and passers-by to participate in making a work of art using raw clay and other materials. Meet at Hardwick Green, 10am. Ends 3pm.

 

Baking | Samantha Jones

Meet artist Sam Jones and local experts for a series of baking sessions with residents, creating (and experimenting with!) Cheltenham’s legendary Dripper. Join us for test-bakes, tastings, and conversations around the Dripper’s history.

Sessions will take place between 4-8 Sept:

Session #1 History, mapping, tasting of Cheltenham Drippers (venue TBC)

Session #2 Test-baking, 2-5pm (venue TBC)

Session #3 Dripper ‘alternatives’ baking, 2-5pm (venue TBC)

Session #4 Dripper sharing, 6-8pm (venue TBC)

Session #5 Test-baking, 10am-1pm (venue TBC)

Session #6 Sharing, tasting, mapping of home-made Drippers (venue TBC)

 

Film-making | Jack Price

Make a film over the course of a week with a professional film director, learn cinema techniques and how to edit movies. For young people aged 15-19.

Monday 24th July         Session #1 Create ideas for a short dramatic film set in St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s. Record the ideas. Meet at the Herrington Rooms, 10am-4pm

Tuesday 25th July         Session #2 Work on plans for the film, cast the film, write or improvise dialogue, recce locations, design sound, gather props and costumes. Meet at the Herrington Rooms, 10am-4pm

Wednesday 26th July   Session #3 Shoot the film in St Peter’s and St Paul’s. Meet at the Herrington Rooms, 10am-4pm

Thursday 27th July       Session #4 Shoot the film in St Peter’s and St Paul’s. Meet at the Herrington Rooms, 10am-4pm

Friday 28th July            Session #5 Edit the film. Meet at the Herrington Rooms, 9am-6pm

 

Gardner’s Lane Primary School | Tom Goddard

Tom intends to uncover the unseen and forgotten histories of St Peter’s and St Paul’s, exploring how communities are represented or under-represented and how museums work as a way of archiving, displaying and interpreting narratives around objects and places.

Tuesday 4th July           Session #1 Gardner’s Lane Primary School*

Wednesday 5th July     Session #2 Gardner’s Lane Primary School*

Thursday 6th July         Session #3 Gardner’s Lane Primary School*

Tuesday 18th July         Session #4 Gardner’s Lane Primary School*

Wednesday 19th July   Session #5 Gardner’s Lane Primary School*

 

*These sessions are closed to the public