1. Fine Words

    A few selected extracts from some of the letters written by Arts Together supporters and some of the replies they got: “Many small organisations, that provide essential and life changing services, manage to scrape by through a miraculous blend of commitment, passion, fund-raising and volunteers. They are now finding that even the smallest assistance they […]

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  2. Modern art brings colour to Devizes and “cuts” of a different kind

    Devizes had their first science lesson at Arts Together – a very short one – looking at colour and how it works. They then took a quick tour around Turner, Kandinsky, Matisse, Adrian Searle (who made them feel wobbly) and Bridget Riley. They then looked at colour painting with scissors, light graffiti, balloons, fabric and […]

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  3. Media coverage update on cuts to services

    Our campaign of voicing our frustration at the local authority cuts targeted at group members has been picked up by the media. The Guardian newspaper has made reference to our situation in an online blog about cuts right across the country. It seems their material came not from the letter we sent them but from […]

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  4. Marlborough Mosaics go on show

    These mosaic artworks were created from scratch by the group. Our first session consisted of getting to grips with the bits and pieces of mosaic again and everyone made a small ‘coaster’ to warm up to the idea of making something grander! Most of the group liked the idea of doing a cut out animal […]

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  5. Council makes cuts to Arts Together

    We have been informed that Wiltshire Council has reassessed members needs and removed the provision of transport for everyone. This puts an increased burden on Karolyne to organise and find funds to get members to the sessions. If you feel strongly about this decision you may want to write to your local MP or to […]

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  6. Screen Printing in Devizes

    Sarah has just completed 5 weeks of screen printing sessions with the Devizes group. Just like Marlborough and Pewsey they have had lots of fun and learnt a new approach to making art. And in line with the ethos of Arts Together this is an art form that is challenging and requires patience and perseverance.

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  7. Screenprint Project at Pewsey and Marlborough

    “I’m covered in paint, but I really enjoyed that”Marlborough Group member Between September and December 2010, Sarah – who usually is a volunteer helper at the Devizes Group – has been leading projects at Pewsey and Marlborough. Screen-printing as a process is over 1000 years old and originates from China. It was developed in Europe […]

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  8. Pewsey Recipes on-line

    There has been a lot going on at the Pewsey Group in 2010. They don’t spend much time sitting around chatting, but like to get stuck into something creative and “hands-on” and chat while they work. Just one of the many activities they tried during the year was to design and make relief prints that […]

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  9. New Year Greetings from Arts Together

    Greetings to everyone. It’s been awhile since any news appeared on the Blog but I hoping to remedy that in the coming week or so. What appears may not be strictly in order in relation to when it happened, but I hope that doesn’t matter too much. First, we had a great fund-raising evening before […]

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