Stonehouse AotC

Thursday 8th July 2010



High Street Primary School
Pilgrim Primary School
St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School
St Peter’s C of E Primary School
Little Stars Nursery
This new event was hosted by Plymouth Foyer, the residential and support centre for young people near Union Street’s Octagon, and involved four local primary schools and a nearby nursery. Using every inch of the Foyer’s space a team of artists led dance in the courtyard, drama in the car park and visual art and music indoors.


Prior to the event every outdoor balcony and staircase had been decorated with ‘dangly’ mosaic art, created in schools with artist Emma Spring and destined for outdoor display on each site after the event. 


With parents looking on, many teachers joining in and assisted by Foyer residents, the children dived into two creativity-packed workshop sessions before breaking for a well earned healthy lunch courtesy of the Foyer-based ‘Grubs Up’ community caterers.


The schools then gathered together on the courtyard stage for a communal performance of ‘I can see clearly now’ which beautifully summed up the spirit of Art of the Community.



"The children enjoyed the whole afternoon and participated with 100% enthusiasm.  The communal song was a magical moment with all children enjoying their moment," St Peter's CofE Primary School



Participating artists:
Emma Spring - Mask making
Grace Loman - Drama
Lindsey Graham -Dance
Flag making - Noah Taylor