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21st October 2017 Wychavon Ageing Well 55+ event stand, Evesham Town Hall

9th - 15th October 2017
Garage Art Group is providing free art sessions for Wychavon Wellbeing Week
Phone, email or call in to our Evesham studio to book your place

19th June - 8th July 2017 
Moving In Moving On Installation, in which Garage Art Group participated

True tales of beginnings and journeys

Published Date24/05/17 10:16

Wychavon District Council has been supporting a new storytelling and visual arts project based on the themes of beginnings and journeys.

The project – known as True Tales – saw a series of storytelling workshops take place at places across Wychavon, including at Prince Henry’s High School, The De Montfort School and Blackminster Middle School (all Evesham), Garage Arts in Evesham, and a knit and natter group at Ferry View (also in Evesham). Stories were also shared by several people from Eastern Europe who have now settled in Worcestershire and the West Midlands.

Rhubarb Rhubarb Creatives recorded the stories created from the workshops based on the themes of new beginnings and journeys. The recorded stories will now inform a new visual arts exhibition called ‘Moving in: Moving On’, which will run at Evesham Library from 19 June to 8 July as part of the Evesham Festival of Words.



Artist Caroline Tredwell will be interpreting the stories and will create an inspirational contemporary installation based on the true stories from the people of Evesham young and old. The project is being produced by Arts Uplift CIC and Vale of Evesham Network of Artists, and the installation will be free to all to see.

Jenny Davis, Director of Arts Uplift CIC, said: “It’s been fascinating and inspiring listening to all of the stories that have come from such a diverse range of people at the workshops we held. I’m excited to see how Caroline Tredwell will interpret them into an interesting and enlightening exhibition for people to see as part of the Evesham Festival of Words.”

True Tales has been supported by Arts Uplift, The Elmley Foundation, Wychavon District Council, Worcestershire County Council, Vale of Evesham Network of Artists and Evesham Festival of Words.

‘Moving in: Moving on’ is free to see at Evesham Library from 19 June to 8 July.

19th April 2017
Stand at Worcestershire NHS Well Being Hub's exhibition and local community event 
at Worcester Guild Hall
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6th April 2017 Evesham Journal

24th April 2017
New art sessions for those affected by sight loss in collaboration with Sight Concern

Saturday 8th April 10am-1pm Social Art Session at Garage Art Group
Get Creative free event
13th March 2017 Stand at Vale of Evesham School, Life After School Event

23rd February 2017 Evesham Journal
A big thank you to Stuart for his kindness and generosity

25th January 2017 Our youngest student Whit hits 100!

19th October 2016 Congratulations to Carol Hallam, winner of the NHS Christmas Card Competition

8th October 2016 Wychavon Ageing Well 55+ event stand, Evesham Town Hall

July 2016 Vale Magazine 

24th April 2016
Garage Art Group are BBC 
Get Creative Champions

Garage Art Group's collage making session for BBC Get Creative

15th March 2016 Congratulations to Garage Art Group's CEO, Pam White,
for an 'Enabling Healthy Lives' shortlist at the Wychavon Community Recognition Awards.


17th March 2016 Malvern Observer, Malvern Cube gets Royal seal of approval on special day
The Duke of Gloucester Richard Alexander Walter George visited Garage Art Group's Malvern Group session whilst receiving a guided tour of Malvern Cube Community Centre.

18th February 2016 Stand at Community Catalysts event at Worcester Cathedral 


22th October 2015 
Sarah Dugan, Chief Executive of Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, visits Garage Art Group 

8th October 2015 Nigel Huddleston MP visits Garage Art Group 

1st October 2015 Evesham Journal 

7th May 2015 Evesham Journal 

3th December 2014 Malvern Observer 
8th August 2013 Droitwich Standard

2013 Holland House Workshop

2013 Rotary Club Tree of Light Presentation

2010 Special Achievement