Create

Lose yourself in one of our regular creative activities

From photography to drawing, creative writing and printmaking, each activity invites you to explore and enjoy different aspects of your surroundings.
Our team of artists has produced a programme of different activities, and we’ll be posting a new one every 2 – 3 weeks.

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When you have completed an activity, it would really help us if you would complete a very short survey; it will only take a couple of minutes and it will help us assess the impact the project is having. Click here to take the survey.

A hand holds an inked up Blutack with seed head and in front is the print made using it

Create #11: A Tactile Walk

Learn a simple printing technique to record textures and objects found on a village walk. As well as the step-by-step instructions below, and the Activity Guide that you can download,…
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Purple foxgloves

Create #10: Your Own Lyrics

Challenge yourself to write a new verse for a well-known song. Based on what you see when you walk out of your home into your village or town, write some…
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Create #8: Coloured Days

In this activity, we’re going to write short poems all about the colours in your village. Think of all the different colours you would find in your village; for example,…
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Create #6: These Are the Hands

Inspired by the brilliant poet and writer, Michael Rosen, and the series of poems he wrote celebrating the NHS, this activity gets us thinking about our hands and the stories…
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Create #5: Found Faces

Visual thinking, imagination and photography to reveal the hidden faces of the village. The eye loves order and looks for form in random patterns. The face is an image we…
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Create #4: Off By Heart

Challenge yourself to learn a speech or poem off by heart. People often ask actors ‘How do you learn the lines?’ Well, there’s no magic elixir that makes it easier…
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