Celebration time

Today was the end of the School Arts Partnership project with the National Trust at Morden Hall Park. I was the lead artist for the whole school year, and today we had an exhibition to celebrate, featuring the lovely paintings the children made in the park in May,

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and the lanterns from the floating lantern festival last November,

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as well as the mosaics we made last term. Then all the children from the two schools involved – Wimbledon Chase Primary and Cricket Green special needs school in Mitcham – wrote their memories of the project on a postcard and tied them to a tree with a ribbon:

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In the evening Wimbledon Chase Primary School organised a special event for parents, also attended by the press and the Mayor of Merton, to mark the end of the project. It was a lovely evening – there was a documentary film, poems and singing, and then I had to sign autographs! A great way to finish the project – thanks to everyone involved.

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