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Yarn Spinning Workshop

19 February 2022

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Tales of Care and Repair: Upcycling Workshop

12 February 2022

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B4Biodiversity: Interactive workshop on using hive by products

13 March 2022

Exhibitions

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival: 22

19 January - 13 February 2022

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Hope and Fear: Environments and Stress

30 March 2022

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Hope and Fear: Climate Change and the Arts

22 March 2022

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Hope and Fear: Narratives of Extinction 1850-2050

7 March 2022

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Hope and Fear: Art, Photography, and Extraction

1 March 2022

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Hope and Fear: China’s Environmental Values

15 February 2022

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Hope and Fear: Colonial Interventions

8 January 2022

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Hope and Fear: Indigenous Perspectives

1 February 2022

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Hope and Fear: Climate Crisis

25 January 2022

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Are You Living Comfortably?: Creating a Culture of Energy Efficiency In Our Homes

28 January 2022

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Peloton: Joy Ride

18 February 2022

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Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Reading Event

17 March 2022

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Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Young People’s Writing Workshop pt.2

6 February 2022

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Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Young People’s Writing Workshop pt.1

30 January 2022

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Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Writing Workshop – Adults part 2

27 February 2022

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Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Writing Workshop – Adults part 1

20 February 2022

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Climate Cafe: Session 3

9 March 2022

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Climate Cafe: Session 2

16 February 2022

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Climate Cafe: Session 1

26 January 2022

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Land Art – How to approach Environmental Photography Projects with Hanna-Katrina Jędrosz

23 February 2022

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Mersey Green Map Workshop 2 – Finding Green Local Businesses on Merseyside

16 March 2022

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Mersey Green Map Workshop 1 – Finding Green Local Businesses on Merseyside

9 February 2022

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Mersey Green Maps: Start-ups and new Voluntary Groups Workshop

4 February 2022

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Land art – Messages and Manifestos: Photography as Activism with Louis Quail

10 February 2022

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Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshop 3

6 March 2022

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Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshop 2

13 February 2022

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Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshop 1

23 January 2022

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LOOK Climate Lab 2022

13 January - 20 March 2022

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DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: Today, Tomorrow and Somewhere In-between

10 November - 12 December 2021

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DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: Make It Snappy

1 December - 12 December 2021

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My Message to You

1 December - 17 December 2021

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH: MY MESSAGE TO YOU

3 December 2021

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Open Rooms #19: Moral Turpitude

9 December 2021

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Open Rooms #18: FireHawks

18 November 2021

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OPEN SOURCE 019: DREW FINDLAY

3 November - 30 November 2021

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VR: Whose Land Is It?

8 July 2021

Projects

Mccoy Wynne to exhibit at COP26 Universities’ Innovation Showcase

18 October 2021

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Collective Matters: Meet and Greet

22 October 2021

Past Events

Holding Time: Launch Event

19 November 2021

Past Events

The Mutual Respect Manifesto by Glow Creative Learning

25 October 2021

Past Events

Joseph Lee: Mindful Photo Workshop

11 December 2021

Past Events

Who’s Left Behind? Part 2: Tadhg Devlin, staff from Community Integrated Care, and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust in association with Liverpool SURF group

25 November 2021

Past Events

Who’s Left Behind? Part 1: Liverpool Cares and MA SEP graduate Vilija Skubute

24 November 2021

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Open Rooms # 17: Today, Tomorrow and Somewhere in between

11 November 2021

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One Day at a Time Boys: Introductory talk and workshop

6 November 2021

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DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: CROSSING SECTORS

30 September - 7 November 2021

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Just Between Friends: Runcorn Public Realm

30 September - 12 December 2021

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Return To Nature

Photography by Mario Popham, for wigan arts festival, photographing nature during lockdown. A black and white photograph of a tree trunk.

Through lockdown and the pandemic, a lot of us have felt our connection to green spaces grow. Having our options for leisure activities cut down dramatically has allowed us time and space to appreciate the landscape around us.

Over the last few months Joe Roper has been documenting this return to nature and specifically Pennington Flash’s impact on its local community as well as visitors to the area.

These portraits and found objects are somewhat a reflection of the events of the last 18 months but what shines through is a sense of peace, and a feeling of connection with the flash. People visit this site for different reasons whether that be volunteering to help nature thrive in this unique habitat or to play and explore in its tranquil environment.

Photography by Mario Popham, for wigan arts festival, photographing nature during lockdown. A black and white photograph of a person in nature, holding a dog.

Return to Nature has been commissioned by Wigan Council and Open Eye Gallery for the Wigan Arts Festival 2021. Return to Nature continues with an exhibition of photography by Mario Popham in Haigh Woodland Country Park and an exhibition called We Are Nature by Wigan and Leigh College Students in Mesnes Park.

Get involved by tagging your photographs of your own return to nature by using the hashtag #returntonature on social media.

Find out more here

Image:

Return to Nature 3066, 2021 by Mario Popham

Return to Nature 2919,  2021 by Mario Popham

Return to Nature 3032. 2021 by Mario Popham

Photography by Mario Popham, for wigan arts festival, photographing nature during lockdown. A black and white photograph of a tree trunk.

Through lockdown and the pandemic, a lot of us have felt our connection to green spaces grow. Having our options for leisure activities cut down dramatically has allowed us time and space to appreciate the landscape around us.

Over the last few months Joe Roper has been documenting this return to nature and specifically Pennington Flash’s impact on its local community as well as visitors to the area.

These portraits and found objects are somewhat a reflection of the events of the last 18 months but what shines through is a sense of peace, and a feeling of connection with the flash. People visit this site for different reasons whether that be volunteering to help nature thrive in this unique habitat or to play and explore in its tranquil environment.

Photography by Mario Popham, for wigan arts festival, photographing nature during lockdown. A black and white photograph of a person in nature, holding a dog.

Return to Nature has been commissioned by Wigan Council and Open Eye Gallery for the Wigan Arts Festival 2021. Return to Nature continues with an exhibition of photography by Mario Popham in Haigh Woodland Country Park and an exhibition called We Are Nature by Wigan and Leigh College Students in Mesnes Park.

Get involved by tagging your photographs of your own return to nature by using the hashtag #returntonature on social media.

Find out more here

Image:

Return to Nature 3066, 2021 by Mario Popham

Return to Nature 2919,  2021 by Mario Popham

Return to Nature 3032. 2021 by Mario Popham

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