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THE AMAZING COLLECTION OF MICHEAL EVERITT

A visit was made to the home of MICHEAL EVERITT to discover what an amazing collection of stotfold artefacts he has collected over the years. Below are some photos that starts to touch upon his collection…more details to follow. Thank you Micheal for your contributions and hospitality, it really is greatly appreciated.  

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knit and knatter

Thank for the input from eight members of Stotfold’s, Knit and Knatter. With Bedfordshire’s tradition of lace-making we thought it a good idea to discuss the project with the local community group. We discussed knitting patterns and how the aesthetic of these ‘diagramatical patterns were perhaps similar to that of ‘typewriter art…..more information to follow… Here’s a… Read more »

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feedback

As the collaborative creative sessions take place gathering feedback is extremely important to how the project develops and is finally realised. As well as gathering feedback through conversation during the sessions, informal forms were kindly filled in by the participants. I’ve broken down the separate questions and entered the answers below them. Some forms were… Read more »

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Further creative session with Mollie Jennings and Sheila

Mollie Jennings who has been wonderful in her enthusiasm and her contributions to the project, both creatively and providing some really interesting local stotfold history. Thanks you to yourself and your friend Sheila who participated in collaborative exercise with artist Emily Tracy. There’s a wealth information that came about…here’s a snipit of the session…Like the… Read more »

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signatures

As part of the collaborative process we have also been gathering signatures form the people that have taken part. It’s hoped that they will appear somewhere in the final artworks.  

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CREATIVE SESSION WITH SALVATION ARMY AND WOMENS INSTITUTE, STOTFOLD

We’d like to say thank you to everyone that contributed their time and energy into taking part in a creative session exploring memories and local history of the Stotfold area. These memories and time lines related to the respective institutions of the attendees. Using a grid format to enter details, this visual format presented a… Read more »

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to mill or not to mill

I had great time checking out the workings of Stotfold Mill, and look forward to reading their publication, “They’ll Never Do It!”… More news to follow.  

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Creative session with Stotfold Mill

More news to follow…

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Creative session at Stotfold Bowls club

On the 7th December the project went to see Stotfold Bowls Club to chat with some of its members who kindly offered their time and knowledge of the clubs history and the rules of play for bowls. With the help of artist Emily Tracy, the members looked at presenting some of the club’s heritage through the… Read more »

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    artwork ideas – TYPEWRITER ART

    Typewriter art Using Typewriter art as an inspiration to introduce text into the final artworks will enable a variety of narrative to be introduced into the artworks in a visually dynamic fashion – more news to follow. Since 1867 typewriters have been used for creating visual art.[better source needed] The oldest known preserved example of typewriter art is a picture… Read more »