Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cyanotype Printing

We’ve been experimenting with nature prints using the cyanotype process, at our project based at Lynfield Mount Hospital. We used leaves collected from the hospital garden to make these striking sun prints. Silk fabric was also used, and we’re hoping … Continue reading

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Allotment Wednesday

Glorious weather at the allotment project today and we were happy to welcome three new volunteers. The huge cloud of yellow in the picture is woad in full flower. Blue skies. Jacob’s Ladder by the pond.

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Great news

Hive is delighted to announce that the Out There Project has been awarded a £34,000 Ecominds grant from the mental health charity Mind, on behalf of the BIG Lottery Fund. The award comes in recognition of the project’s invaluable work … Continue reading

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Inspired by nature

Our Out There Project based at Lynfield Mount Hospital is now working on a collaborative piece of work, designed by the participants and inspired by the new leaf that Spring has brought. We have tried out a number of techniques … Continue reading

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Allotment Wednesday

Woad flowering. Forget-me-not. Finally a Wednesday morning without torrential rain. We missed our session last week because the conditions were so bad. A lot can happen at an allotment in two weeks at this time of year. We were pleased … Continue reading

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