Bonus Creative Eco-Craft: Collagraph Printmaking

Hello and welcome back to our blog! We hope you enjoyed our Creative Eco-Craft series for Green Week Thurrock, today we have a bonus Creative Eco-Craft to share with you which didn’t make the shortlist for the Green Week but is nonetheless super fun to make and all you will need is some cardboard from… Continue reading Bonus Creative Eco-Craft: Collagraph Printmaking

Making the Plastic Parade

We began collecting plastics and recycling them into costumes during the first lockdown in 2020, which included the Mandi costume & puppet for Thurrock Festival 2020. This year after taking part in the Climate Coalition’s Show the Love campaign in February 2021, Emily began designing a series of costumes inspired by the Suffragettes’ wearable sandwich-board… Continue reading Making the Plastic Parade

Looking Back at Green Week Thurrock 2021

The team at Cece Luna have been interested in environmental issues for a long time now, and after taking part in The Climate Coalition's Show the Love Campaign in February we were made aware of their plans for the Great Big Green Week, from the 18th-26th September 2021, a national week of events celebrating action… Continue reading Looking Back at Green Week Thurrock 2021

Creative Eco Crafts: Little Green Heart Cushion

Hello everyone, we hope you are having a lovely week. Today Carole is going to be sharing how she knits her green heart cushions, for our fourth Eco Craft for Green Week Thurrock which is part of the Great Big Green Week, a national week of events celebrating action on climate change created by the… Continue reading Creative Eco Crafts: Little Green Heart Cushion

Creative Eco Crafts: Collage Tray and Pencil Box

Hello everyone! We are now halfway through Green Week Thurrock, which is part of the Great Big Green Week, a national week of events celebrating action on climate change created by the Climate Coalition. Today’s Eco-Craft is a collab with Emily from Lilac Daisies and involves your stationery! She is going to show you how… Continue reading Creative Eco Crafts: Collage Tray and Pencil Box

Creative Eco Crafts: Applique Beach Hut Scene

Hello everyone, we hope you are having a lovely week. Today we are sharing how we made an applique using scraps of materials, for our second Eco Craft for Green Week Thurrock which is part of the Great Big Green Week, a national week of events celebrating action on climate change created by the Climate… Continue reading Creative Eco Crafts: Applique Beach Hut Scene

Creative Eco Crafts: Collaged Seascape

Today is the first day of Green Week Thurrock which is part of the Great Big Green Week, a national week of events celebrating action on climate change created by the Climate Coalition. Today’s Eco Craft is a collage made from recycled materials. You will need: Cardboard cereal box or similarPlastic wrappers - We used… Continue reading Creative Eco Crafts: Collaged Seascape

Thurrock Island: Bryony and the Plastic Problem Audiobook

We are excited to share our read-along audiobook with you! Get ready to Join Bryony and her friends in their mission to save the island, reduce the pollution and reverse climate change. https://youtu.be/DLPSfh0FQ-c Throughout Summer 2020, members of the Thurrock community took part in the weekly activities led by Cece Luna Costume & Arts, and… Continue reading Thurrock Island: Bryony and the Plastic Problem Audiobook

The Making of Mandi

It all started way back in January 2020, when as a household, we decided to collect all of the plastic wrappers that couldn’t be recycled locally in the household waste collections, with the aim that we would then transform them into a costume as a comment on the waste we had produced. Further on down… Continue reading The Making of Mandi

Thurrock Island: Bryony and the Plastic Problem

Hello! We are excited to reveal the Thurrock Island Storybook, which our Emily has been busy working on since the end of the Thurrock Island 2020 Community Art Project. Throughout the summer, members of the Thurrock community took part in the weekly activities and submitted their artworks for a chance to be featured in the… Continue reading Thurrock Island: Bryony and the Plastic Problem