For this Lowestoft Folk session, our creative writer Lynn Whitehead got the children interviewing the adults about childhood traditions, memories – and the sorts of things they collected when they were young. Lynn also composed a song, all about the sorts of things they would like to find at the local museum – which everyone […]
Archives for January 2018
The JumpstART students are looking forward to exhibiting their artwork at The Cut in Halesworth and would like to invite you to the private view taking place on 24th February. Date: Saturday 24th February, 12 noon – 2pm Venue: The Cut, 8 New Cut, Halesworth, IP19 8BY A thought provoking and stimulating exhibition of work […]
Thanks to £37,000 of new funding, our Forget-Me-Not-Visitors project will create a positive, friendly environment for even more older patients living with dementia at Ipswich Hospital. The new funds have been provided by The Rayne Foundation, Limbourne Trust and Suffolk Community Foundation’s Henry Smith County Grants. The money will enable us to continue to deliver […]
Oulton Broad Primary School children taking part in the Lowestoft Folk project visited residents at Broadlands Care Home on Tuesday afternoon where, as well as enjoying a gripping story all about Lowestoft Museum from professional story teller Liam Carroll, the children showed off their own, personalised story bags. The bags were created with artist Caitlin […]
In looking for images of old Lowestoft, I came across the Francis Frith website, full of fabulous photographs of places and people in Lowestoft. Here’s one of my favourites, a beautifully crafted mini-lifeboat, for giving children pony rides around the town.
On Wednesday we visited Broadlands Care Home, to introduce ourselves to the residents and tell them a little bit about Lowestoft Folk. We reckoned the ideal way to introduce ourselves would be over a nice cup of tea, and so we went armed with teapots and cosies, caddies and bags of leaf tea, teaspoons and […]
Our first artist of the month for 2018 is the wondrous wordsmith, Liam Carroll. Liam, a master storyteller, is joining us for the first time to work on our new project, Lowestoft Folk. His skill for weaving a tale or two is going to make this a really special experience for everyone involved. Name: Liam […]
We’re happy to announce the new dates for our free creative workshops for adult family carers, taking place in the coming months as part of our Around the Table project. Following an initial workshop in November last year, the new sessions will take place in Lowestoft on the 25th January, 23rd February and 23rd March. […]
What a lovely session yesterday at Oulton Broad Primary School – and how hard the children worked, creating their story bags and these lovely little Lowestoft Folk, which they will be giving to residents at Broadlands Care Home when we all meet up next week.
Booking is now open for the spring term of our arts training course for people with learning disabilities. Taking place from February in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Lowestoft, this term, JumpstART will be exploring the fascinating world of the human body through art. During the 15 week course students will be drawing and painting, […]