Adam Milford: Education Assistant

Thank you to ‘Writers…’

This is Sara Norrish speaking via the medium of Adam – technical hitch involving passwords etc… We thought you’d like to read an inspiring testimonial from a young person who worked closely on our responses to Writers of Influence, who clearly gained … Continue reading 

Trainers by the truck load, trainers by the tonne

Well maybe not trainers, but certainly paintings, photographs, drawings, prints and sculptures! We waived goodbye to Writers of Influence this morning, so hopefully it will arrive in Sunderland at some point very soon. I managed to take a few photos while … Continue reading 

No legacy is so rich as honesty

Happy New Year! I can now post an image from our schools workshops on here, after getting permission through from the school. I’ve put a selection up on our Flickr page, so please go and have a look at those too. The … Continue reading 

If music be the food of love, play on

The second event to be organised by The Core for Writers of Influence has now taken place – Gig in the Gallery. Local singer-songwriter Josie Newton played a great set of songs to kick off the evening, followed by a Writers of Influence pub-quiz, … Continue reading 

There was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently

The school sessions are going well – we haven’t had our photographic permissions forms back from the schools yet, so I can’t post any pictures from those, but I can direct you towards our other photos on Flickr. The group … Continue reading 

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow

Shakespeare is here! In fact, he’s been here for a couple of weeks… The exhibition looks brilliant in the gallery. We’ve welcomed our first primary school to the exhibition, who were very excited to meet our actor portraying Will. Now we’re … Continue reading 

and now for our feature presentation…

Today is the University of Plymouth’s Fresher’s Fayre, and we’re busy promoting everything we do here at the Museum and Art Gallery to the fresh young faces on campus. One of the things we’re keen to promote is our ‘Gig in … Continue reading 

3m 45s – please watch

Please take 3m 45s out of your day to watch this great animation from David Shrigley – please note, it contains some language not necessarily suitable for younger viewers… http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/video/2010/sep/09/arts-funding-david-shrigley?ref=nf Here is another one to have a look at – … Continue reading 

Fix Up Look Sharp

I’ve been trying to look for Dizzee Rascal lyrics today, but for some reason our council computers are blocking me – I wonder why that could be?! After having a nice holiday I’m back to find the website has been … Continue reading 

Pilgrim’s Progress

A progress report from Plymouth – Schools are very nearly all booked up for the workshop sessions – one or two days available at the moment, but we’re really pleased with the uptake Our young people’s events are coming along … Continue reading