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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

Be a Part of our Community

During the Thurrock Island project we were surprised by the positive community spirit that came with the Thurrock Island Facebook Group. When we were looking to advertise our project we found there wasn't a group dedicated to creativity in Thurrock, so we thought why not start one ourselves! So here it is, Cece Luna presents… Continue reading Be a Part of our Community

Thurrock Island 2020 Community Art Gallery

Hello and welcome to the Thurrock Island Community Art Gallery! Thurrock Island was a community participation project that began in Summer 2020 and invited the community of Thurrock to create artworks which have been used to create a storybook with the themes of climate change, teamwork, diversity, and community. The Storybook "Thurrock Island: Bryony and… Continue reading Thurrock Island 2020 Community Art Gallery

Thurrock Island 2020 is drawing to a close. What’s next?

We are heading towards the end of the Thurrock Island Community Art Project for 2020 and we hope that you have enjoyed it so far. If you have missed any of the weekly activities, don’t worry, you still have a little time left to enter. Below is a summary of all 7 weekly activities. Activity… Continue reading Thurrock Island 2020 is drawing to a close. What’s next?