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2. Art and Poetry in the Woods

Finding words in the woodland

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Building poetry in Polbeth Community Garden

Foraging Words

On a bright winter's day, we collected words to describe the huge old trees in the community garden. Then we built sentences to give the feel of the trees:


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A Face on the Path

We used seeds leaves, seeds, branches, grass and stones to create art works inspired by Andy Goldsworthy in the community garden.

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We won our John Muir Award for our work at Polbeth Community Garden!

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Kids' Shale trail map

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