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Jelly Ear, Purple Deceiver, Milk Cap and Birch Polypore …

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… a few of the fungi we discovered on a nature walk with Min – a retired biology teacher and member of the Heart of the Forest Wildlife Recorders – she helped us… Continue reading

Heartwood in the Forest

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We went to a wood demonstration today and met up with Kevin and Graham from Heartwood Community Wood Fuel Group. We interviewed them to find out information about what they do, for our… Continue reading

Outside with Anya….Birdwatching

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At Hicks Lodge Lake and Bird Hide, recording a bit for Anya’s section of our Spring podcast. Birdwatching was actually quite interesting trying to figure out which birds we were actually seeing was… Continue reading

Check us out in the Timber Festival programme…

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We’ve made it onto the website under the ‘Gather’ theme; keep scrolling down and then down a bit more and you’ll find us! Timber Festival Programme

Making Props!

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A unique find – a very rare TG Green piece that appeared in the original edition 1942 catalogue. A one off prototype that sadly never went into production….

Overseal Gala – Pedal Powered Screening

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A few images from our day at the Gala – and many thanks to the legs of Overseal people for helping us power up the screen!

At the premiere…

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Here are some photos from Saturday, the community screening of our film! Here we are setting up the space and welcoming our audience. Big thank you’s to everyone that helped and everyone that… Continue reading

Filming ourselves…

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Sophie and Kristen’s great Aunty Irene shared some stories with us this morning about her experiences growing up in Donisthorpe – ¬†war-time memories of bombs and bullets, harvest time as a land girl,… Continue reading

Film Week!

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Last week we set up our film base at Moira Furnace and set about a 6-day shoot – sorting out cameras, sound and questions to interview local residents with links to the key… Continue reading

Filming Starts…

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This evening we invited 2 experts to Donisthorpe youth club to help us with our research into Pit Talk and local dialect – Dr Natalie Barber, a senior lecturer in Linguistics from Nottingham… Continue reading