Posts tagged "workshop"
Walworth Academy at Art in the Park

Walworth Academy at Art in the Park

Students from Walworth have been taking part in art activities relating to The Roots Story with artists at Art in the Park studios. Initially they listened to some of the interviews that had been recorded and we discussed these and whether the students and their families had any particular anecdotes about herbal tonics and remedies....
The Roots at Art in the Park

The Roots at Art in the Park

Inspired by The Roots project and the herbs and plants we have been learning about, an older artists’ group at Art in The Park have created these bright and beautiful paintings. Some really beautiful works of art everyone! And we’ll be running some more herb gardening workshops with Art in the Park over the next...
Blogging Workshop

Blogging Workshop

In December last year we held a blogging workshop with some of the members of The Roots. It was a lovely opportunity to introduce some of those taking part to this website and the world of blogging. Everyone had the chance to explore this blog, revisit some of the other events they had taken part in, browse...
Bath Bombs & The Medical Herbalist!

Bath Bombs & The Medical Herbalist!

Back in July, the Medical Herbalist and the Cuming Museum Youth Panel came to Art in the Park to share some herbal remedies and recipes with young people from Southwark. It was a great chance to get ‘hands on’ with some of the ingredients and techniques used in herbal beauty remedies, soothing creams and bath...

The Roots was a Southwark Pensioners Centre project, run in partnership with Julia Honess and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, about the story of Walworth Road-based G. Baldwin and Co. Working with volunteers from the local community, the project tells the story of Walworth Road based G. Baldwin & Co, one of the oldest and most established herbalists in London, and the many customers who have frequented the shop over its long history.


For more information, images and interviews please contact:
Julia Honess
Project Manager
Phone: 07960318055
Email: juliahoness@hotmail.com