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A Pinhoe Village event as part of the My Three Words project

A Pinhoe Village event as part of the My Three Words project

March 20, 20220

I met this gentleman at America Hall in Pinhoe, during a workshop celebrating trees and green spaces. He is looking forward to his 95th birthday in May and had already mapped his…

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Associate Artist Naomi Wright and Art & Energy win Sustainability First Art Prize!

Associate Artist Naomi Wright and Art & Energy win Sustainability First Art Prize!

November 12, 20210

Our Associate Artist Naomi Wright is also a co-founder of Art & Energy CIC, the arts collective that have led the national #mothstoaflame project that has won the Sustainability First…

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BIRTHRIGHT – Journeys of Reconnection, Meet the Artist, 16 Oct 2021

BIRTHRIGHT – Journeys of Reconnection, Meet the Artist, 16 Oct 2021

October 12, 20210

Significant Seams Associate Artist Melinda Schwakhofer is one of two artists featured in the latest show at the distinguished Rainmaker Gallery, Bristol. For over 30 years Rainmaker has been the only…

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Honouring those who make it happen and our impacts

Honouring those who make it happen and our impacts

September 20, 20160

Last Thursday, the Significant Seams extended family gathered for a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday to Us’ and some laughs and reflections on our first five years. With samosas and…

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Our trip to the Fabric of India exhibition at the V&A …

Our trip to the Fabric of India exhibition at the V&A …

December 17, 20150

Friday was a brilliant day. I went with a group of staff and volunteers from Significant Seams to the Fabric of India Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert museum. Admission…

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Kimonos

Kimonos

October 27, 20150

Ruth, one of our volunteers, is currently on a dream trip across South East Asia. Ruth is also very involved in an ethical travel organisation called Servas which encourages and…

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E17 Art Trail: ‘Frozen in Time’

May 30, 20150

It’s that time of year again – the E17 Art Trail begins on the 30th of May. This year, 4000 artists are expected to participate in 250 events and exhibitions…

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Stories from the ESL class: Gardening at Lloyd Park

Stories from the ESL class: Gardening at Lloyd Park

May 13, 20150

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to join Zelda’s ESL class on a trip outside the classroom to help develop their conversational skills. The class is designed to…

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The Winter Garden of Aspirations

The Winter Garden of Aspirations

November 7, 20140

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but look what they do when they stick together. Verna M. Kelly Poetically, winter evokes endings, finality, sadness, loneliness, and isolation. However,…

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Empowering Women

Empowering Women

October 25, 20140

One of Significant Seam’s key projects ‘Sew and Tell ESL’, helps isolated women with low literacy in any language to improve their English in a supportive and creative environment. This…

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