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

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 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?

Thurrock Island | Week 7

Activity 7 - Transformation Good morning! Today we are announcing the last activity of the project, we really hope you have enjoyed it so far. This week’s activity is to design flowers and plants to show the landscape transforming as the Landfolk and Merfolk work together to reduce climate change and pollution. What is your… Continue reading Thurrock Island | Week 7

Thurrock Island | Week 6

Activity 6 - Reduce. Reuse. Recycle Hello and welcome to Week 6 This week we are challenging you to transform items from around your home into something new. Before you throw out that cereal box or plastic bottle of washing up liquid, stop and think, could this be a building or a submarine. Could a… Continue reading Thurrock Island | Week 6