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Visit to Carsington water trip

On the 31st of May 2014 as part of the web of water project, Artcore visited Carsington Water with members from the local community in Derby. Carsington Water is a water reservoir site run by Severn Trent Water. The members also attended the launch of the artists’ exhibition for the…

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School Workshop at Village Primary

On the 2nd of May, as a part of The Web of Water project, Artcore delievered a workshop with pupils of Village Primary School in Derby. The pupils were given a brief about the project, telling them some facts on water and explaining the medium of Graphic Novels – the…

In: Children & Water

Art Exhibition – Carsington Water

The Web of Water art exhibition opened with the launch on Saturday 31st May 2014 at Carsington Water. The artworks are created by artists from the East Midlands and India, and they have portrayed their perspectives about the use/misuse of Water and its critical importance on Earth. The Carsington Water…

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Well Dressing Trip to Etwall

As part of The Web of Water project on the 17th of May, Artcore organised a trip to the annual well-dressing event in Etwall, where residents from the divers communities of Derby went along to explore and understand the tradition of Derbyshire: Well Dressings. The local communities from Etwall came…

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School Workshop at Derby Moor Community Sports College

On Friday the 4th April, Artcore delivered a workshop at Derby Moor Community Sports College to get year 7’s and 8’s involved with our Web of Water Project. Thirteen kids were hand-picked by the teachers to join us and come up with a water related idea about the use and…

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Oral History Training

On Wednesday the 16th of April, Colin Hyde from the East Midlands Oral History Archive came to Artcore to deliver a training session about Oral History, how to capture it, how best to record it and how it is practised in the community. The session ran from 11.00am till 2.30pm,…

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Youth Workshop with NCS Derby College

On the 23rd of April, a group of 15 young adults from Derby College took part in a research and Find a Fact session as a part of the Web of Water project. As a part of their NCS visit, the young people got a tour of the building and…

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Visit 2: Clay Mills Pumping Station

On the 29th March, Artcore organised a trip to the Claymills Pumping Station as part of the web of water project. Claymills Pumping Station is a restored Victorian sewage pumping station on the north side of Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. It was designed by James Mansergh and used to…

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The Web of Water – Artists Talk At The Atrium Gallery

On the 31st , artists attended the Atrium Gallery at the ICCA in Nottingham. We would like to thank Chris Leslie MP of Nottingham who was present and strongly supported the event. He also provided a very encouraging speech. Some participating artists – Sara Gaynor, Alison Knox, Jane Pepper, Janet…

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World Water Day Celebrations, Art Exhibitions & Artcore AGM

Artcore would like to give a big thank you to all who came to the event on Saturday 22nd, and for being part of the celebrations towards the World Water Day. Thank you Artcore trustees, Staff, Volunteers and members for their continued support. A successful start with Artcore AGM was…

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