Community Participation

arts and more

Heritage at Risk

B2

The Heritage @ Risk project aimed to update 1000 records on the Historic Environment Record (HER) within the DerwentWISE area.

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Underwater and Water Life

B3

A participatory arts project using underwater and water life for inspiration

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Sedimentation

B4

A participatory arts project linking into rocks/geology theme of different proposed projects – but bringing what can be seen as a dry subject to life. Seeks to draw in different age-groups and promote itself to people with a craft interest as much as heritage. Using clay as a medium and accessible techniques this will enable the involvement of people with a wide range of abilities

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Darley Park Walled Garden

B5

Project to create a community well dressing and stone mosaic for the Darley Park Walled Garden.

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The Under Storey Story

B6

Arts project relating to the under-storey flora

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Anatomy of the Landscape

B7

A photography and painting project exploring geology in the landscape

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Story-telling Walks

B8

Lead Organisation DerwentWISE – Scheme Office   Partners Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site (DVMWHS) Friends of Cromford Canal (FoCC) Derbyshire County Council (DCC) links: Literature Festival (BSL story telling) Sure Start Librarian  ( story-telling ‘toddle’)   Project Description A participatory arts project taking place in Yr2 (2015/16) and in Yr3 (2016/17) around the Cromford Canal […]

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LIDAR Link

B9

Lead Organisation University of Derby   Partners Environment Agency   Project Description A participatory arts project that engages University students and school/college students in a practical and research project to interpret the LIDAR data through textiles, fashion and photography. Based within University of Derby and linked to other arts organisations, through partners, including QUAD and […]

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B10 Film & Photography Monitoring Project

Community Engagement

The project will record some of the many DerwentWISE projects from beginning to end and will provide a valuable record of what has taken place. It will cover both photography and film making and will be linked to storytelling as a means of communicating and understanding the history of the area.

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Maps & Mapping

B11

A participatory arts project mapping the landscape through dance

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B13 Lost Stories Photography

Community Engagement

Lost Stories Photography is designed to attract participants from the locality as well as nationally and internationally. Based at University of Derby it will offer a modular mix of heritage, landscape/geology and environmental aspects within a range of photography techniques.

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Celebrating DerwentWISE

B14

Three events across the Lower Derwent Valley to celebrate the landscape, the Partnership and place the people who have made it happen at the heart of each event.

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Lea Wood and Bow Wood

B15

Lead Organisation DerwentWISE – Project Team   Partners Derbyshire WildLife Trust (DWT) Lea Historical Society Woodland Trust   Project Description This project is an example of a targeted woodland/field survey undertaken to identify and record surviving archaeological remains that are not formally recorded. At Lea Wood/Meadow (owned by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust) a proposed community project […]

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B18 Community Engagement Programme

The community engagement grant scheme will provide small grants of up to £1,000. It will focus on creating new or helping existing ‘friends groups’, or community groups, and provide a fund for any community initiatives which arise. The grants will also assist in communities in becoming more aware of their landscape, for example through walks and talks.

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LIDAR Survey

B19

Bespoke flight to capture LIDAR images at 0.5m centre

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