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Thank you to ‘Writers…’

Adam Milford

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

Adam Milford

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 

If music be the food of love, play on

Adam Milford

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

Adam Milford

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 

Kiki Blues

Anita Hamlin

Kiki Blues I couldn’t resist adding this song. The Creative and Media group from City School in Sheffield wrote the lyrics based on a piece of work in Graves Gallery. The quirky lyrics were inspired by the lyrics of the … Continue reading 

and now for our feature presentation…

Adam Milford

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 

Computer wizardry?

Adam Milford

Forgive me blogfather for I have sinned, it has been 56 days since my last blog. I’ve been busy though – our first draft layout of Writers of Influence: Shakespeare to J.K Rowling is now ready for our exhibition officer … Continue reading 

website editing taking place!

Lisa Beauchamp

Its getting quite exciting now as editing for the website is underway and the website is really taking shape! Its been great seeing all the filmed content that the partner galleries have collected and fascinating to see all the work … Continue reading 

Dizzee v Shakespeare

Anita Hamlin

The sessions with students from The City School are going well. Initial ideas for their written interpretation have been really funny. One idea is William Shakespeare and Dizzee Rascal in discussion about who has the best chat up lines for … Continue reading 

Jet-set lifestyle?

Adam Milford

We had a partnership meeting in Sheffield yesterday, where all the staff involved with the partnership meet up to discuss matters relating to the exhibitions we produce, our education programmes, our marketing plans etc. Now, Plymouth to Sheffield is quite … Continue reading