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As  part of the project  Art, Cities and Landscape, King’s Lynn Arts Centre Trust and Maison de la Culture d'Amiens are delivering the Social Inclusion part of the project and have been working with groups of people with a passion for gardening....

A garden to be proud of!

A garden to be proud of!

27.08.2014

The finished garden is lovely; I’m so glad and very proud that I’ve been part of this project.

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A rewarding journey

A rewarding journey

27.08.2014

Considering the small amount of horticultural knowledge our group had, we’ve put together a wonderful garden!

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An amazing transformation!

An amazing transformation!

27.08.2014

The first day that I walked into the garden, I couldn't have envisioned it looking like this!

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An unforgettable experience

An unforgettable experience

27.08.2014

What a fantastic experience this project has been!

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An enjoyable Amiens trip !

An enjoyable Amiens trip !

25.08.2014

On Friday 27 June we set off on an exciting trip to Amiens in France..

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The excitement of planting!

The excitement of planting!

07.06.2014

After weeks of preparation it was finally time to plant our garden; over 100 were planted in one afternoon!

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Shopping for plants

Shopping for plants

26.05.2014

On Saturday 17 May we went along to Tamar Nurseries to buy our plants – it was all very exciting!

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Our garden is taking shape

Our garden is taking shape

19.05.2014

Suddenly the garden really is starting to look like one!

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Artist’s studio visit plus the Old Vicarage Gardens!

Artist’s studio visit plus the Old Vicarage Gardens!

03.05.2014

Our group visited the studio of Norfolk born sculptor Bob Catchpole. Wow!

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Fun with wood!

Fun with wood!

27.04.2014

For two days we had a really enjoyable and very productive basic woodworking session at Mind’s Wood Recycling Project, under the guidance of Colin, who was brilliant.

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A garden for animals too!

A garden for animals too!

14.04.2014

We had a great visit from Mark Webster of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.

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Walks with the Borough Council

Walks with the Borough Council

07.04.2014

Hi-vis and hoes were in order as our group spent the day with the Borough Council Grounds Maintenance staff in The Walks.

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The garden’s design is taking shape!

The garden’s design is taking shape!

02.04.2014

During our second day with Tamara we started designing the garden layout.

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Ceramics workshop

Ceramics workshop

28.03.2014

Local artist, Paul Ebbens came in to give the group an introduction in ceramics!

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Measuring and mathematics, a new way to garden!

Measuring and mathematics, a new way to garden!

18.03.2014

On a beautiful sunny Tuesday, garden designer Tamara Bridge helped us measure and map out the space that we’ll be using for our garden.

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A great day in rural Norfolk!

A great day in rural Norfolk!

13.03.2014

Our first outing as a group to Karin Forman’s studio in the heart of rural Norfolk.

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 Social Inclusion Project 2014 begins!

Social Inclusion Project 2014 begins!

06.03.2014

King’s Lynn Arts Centre is pleased to announce that seven unemployed people have now been selected to take part in this year’s Social Inclusion Project.

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Recruiting for Social Inclusion Project 2014

Recruiting for Social Inclusion Project 2014

12.12.2013

King’s Lynn Arts Centre is currently seeking twelve local unemployed people to take part in next year’s Social Inclusion Project.

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Sharon Andrews' Reflection on Year 1 Social Inclusion Project

Sharon Andrews' Reflection on Year 1 Social Inclusion Project

09.12.2013

Sharon Andrews, one of the project’s participants, comments on her experience

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Time for tranquility and calm...

Time for tranquility and calm...

02.07.2013

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Tranquility and Calm

King’s Lynn Arts Centre Garden

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