CAER HEDZ

CAER Heritage Project community digs are nothing if not groundbreaking (no pun intended) but this time we really feel that we have pioneered a first in archaeology – by creating a hi-tec animation studio directly on site. Working with CAER Heritage Project lead artist Paul Evans, and film maker Jon Harrison, pupils from Glyn Derw HighContinue reading “CAER HEDZ”

Postcards from the Past | Postcards to the Future

Tread softly, don’t forget, we do this for you. Love, Your Ancestors On Wednesday 3rd December Paul Evans and Jeff Trask created this unusual encounter for the NCCPE Engage Conference in Bristol. Dressed as characters from the past and from the future (Jeff wore a medieval costume, the identity of the future postman remains something of a mystery), ourContinue reading “Postcards from the Past | Postcards to the Future”

Digging Communities | Connected Communities Festival Part 3: The Connected Communities Banner Procession

In the third of three blog posts, Caer Heritage Project Lead Artist Paul Evans looks back on three creative projects that he was involved in co-curating for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival 2014.  The Connected Communities Banner Procession arose through a collaborative process involving: Glyn Derw High School & the Healthy Wealthy and Wise Group from Caerau & Ely;Continue reading “Digging Communities | Connected Communities Festival Part 3: The Connected Communities Banner Procession”

Digging Communities | Connected Communities Festival Part 2: Photos & Iolo

In the second of three blog posts, Caer Heritage Project Lead Artist Paul Evans looks back on three creative projects that he was involved in co-curating for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival 2014.  Photos and Iolo is a CAER Heritage Project exhibition format that was developed and co-produced by artist Paul Evans with pupils from Glyn Derw HighContinue reading “Digging Communities | Connected Communities Festival Part 2: Photos & Iolo”

Digging Communities | Connected Communities Festival Part I: The Virtual Trench

In the first of three blog posts, Caer Heritage Project Lead Artist Paul Evans looks back on three creative projects that he was involved in co-curating for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival 2014.  The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Connected Communities Festival 2014 took place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd July. Although based atContinue reading “Digging Communities | Connected Communities Festival Part I: The Virtual Trench”

Trail Art Part I: Medieval Michaelston

Following on from our day of creative activity at Caerau last summer, pupils from Michaelston Community College (MCC) and Glyn Derw High (GD) created a series of ephemeral artworks for our Medieval Michaelston and Romans to the Races Trails. Both workshops were devised and led by Caer Heritage Project lead artist Paul Evans and were based on theContinue reading “Trail Art Part I: Medieval Michaelston”

Signposting the Past Part II: designing way-marks for our Caerau and Plymouth Woods heritage trails

The visual ideas for our Caerau and Plymouth Woods way-marks were developed during two games of Pictionary led by Caer Heriitage project artist Paul Evans. The first game took place at our Christmas celebration at Dusty Forge last year, and involved members of the friends of Caerau group. Each member of the group was  asked to think ofContinue reading “Signposting the Past Part II: designing way-marks for our Caerau and Plymouth Woods heritage trails”