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Luneside Studios opening and exhibition

05/06/15

Luneside Artists' Studios is open on Friday 5 June from 5.30-7.30pm (opposite Lancaster Castle gateway), followed by the opening of an exhibition by Studio members at The Dukes from 8.30pm. Both include a small display about our "Landed (Freeman's Wood)" project. These events are part of Lancaster Arts City First Fridays.  The exhibition runs until 28 June.

Re-thinking the Rural

20/05/15

Gave a talk about "Landed (Freeman's Wood)" at a seminar called "Re-Thinking the Rural", organised by In Certain Places at University of Central Lancashire on 20 May.  

Board Game in the library

12/05/15

A session organised by Helen Hicks for 8 people to play the Freeman's Wood game in Lancaster Library on 12 May went well.  Still struggling a bit with the rules, but it always generates amusing role play and interesting discussion. 

Talk at Lancaster University

08/05/15

Gave a short talk about the "Landed" project at Open15: Artist Summit  - a Live@LICA event at Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University on 8 May - as part of a session on socially engaged art.  Film of talk.

Launch

09/04/15

Our launch event for LANDED (Freeman's Wood) on 9 April went well.

 

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PROJECT PRESENTATION AT 'CAMPUS IN THE CITY'

23/03/15

We will present the Landed (Freeman's Wood) project on Thursday 9 April at the 'Campus in the City' shop on Cheapside in the centre of Lancaster.  

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/enterprise-centre/docs/Timetable%2010.02.2015.pdf

FREEMAN'S WOOD BOARD GAME

10/03/15

Tuesday 10 March.  Had a second trial of the game today.  It generated lots of discussion. 

Article by Virtual Lancaster

20/02/15

Excellent article by Virtual Lancaster.  

6 February 2015

Freeman's Wood Board Game

09/01/15

Tristan Surtees from Sans Facon visited on 9 January to discuss on development of their board game.

App Development

19/12/14

Artist, Layla Curtis, and her app developer, Ron Herrema, visited Freeman's Wood on 18 December and tested the app on site.  It's going well and features conversations with a variety of local people. 

Leaflet

11/12/14

Landed (Freeman's Wood) - new printed leaflet arrived today - 11 December.

The Tasting Garden

03/12/14

Lancaster City Council Cabinet discussed the future of The Tasting Garden again on Tuesday 2 December 2014.

The members voted to allow a 12 month period for funds to be raised for its restoration.  It is not clear who will do that, but the decision provides a welcome opportunity. 

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Layla Curtis visit

25/11/14

- one of the commissioned artists for Landed (Freeman's Wood), was working in Lancaster for several days in late November, recording interviews in the wood with people about their memories of the site. These recordings will form part of her artwork.

Sans Facon

07/10/14

Sans Facon artists, Tristan Surtees and Charles Blanc, visited Lancaster yesterday to see Freeman's Wood and discuss the Landed project.