Hull: Join in with #wemadethis on their new Bloomin’ Hull project

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Hull: Join in with #wemadethis on their new Bloomin’ Hull project

New year, new project! Bloomin’ Hull is the second edition of #wemadethis flower garlands. If you fancy getting your craft on and helping them cover the whole of Hull in the things, have a gander at the brief below, or look up Craft Project Hull Facebook group to find out more.

Bloomin’ Hull – 28 March – 18 April

For this year’s Spring project, we’re revisiting the flower garlands. Like last year, the idea is to cover Hull in the things – from fences to railing to lamp posts, from ones a mile long to wrap around your school’s fence to dinky little ones in your front garden or even your front window; so long as they’re visible to the public, it’s all good. (Just remember to get permission from whoever’s fence, railing etc. you are using.)

As ever, you can make them as an individual or a group, out of whichever (weather proof) material and in any colour(s) you like.

DATES

• Garlands are to go up on Saturday 28th March (or nearest date before you can manage).

• Garlands are to be taken down on Sunday 19th April (or nearest date after you can manage).

• In a slight change from last year’s project, we will be producing a Flower Trail Map – printed version as well as a downloadable PDF on our website. That’s also why it’s important that the garlands are at least up for the above period, to avoid visitor disappointment. In order to be able to print and distribute the map in time for the official start date, the deadline for registering your participation is Friday 13th March.

JOINING IN

If you’d like to do a garland (or several), please leave a comment below, stating organisation or area you’re representing, and roughly where you garlands are going to be. Exact location to be confirmed by 13th March.

If you’re new to this group, but would like to join in, leave a comment below stating where you’re based and we’ll try and match you up with an existing group (or indeed try and form a new group if a new area emerges).

Garlands don’t strictly have to be outdoors, but do need to be in a location that is publicly accessible, free of charge.

Up to date list of garlands pledged can be found at the bottom of this post.

OTHER STUFF

Each (set of) garland(s) will be accompanied by a poster listing the names of the makers. We produce these centrally, and will be in touch re. details nearer the time.

So, in summary:

Friday 13th March: deadline registering participation

Saturday 28th March: garlands up

Sunday 19th April: garlands down

If you’d like a WORD version of this info, let me know.

LIST OF GARLANDS (last updated: 6 January)

1. Clough Road / Ryde Ave
2. Pearson Park and Princes Ave
3. Bude Park Primary
4. Traenerhus
5. Arram Grove
6. Lock Keepers Court
7. Hull Royal Infirmary
8. West Hull Villages
9. York Road
10. Southcoates Lane/Primary
11. Dove House Hospice
12. Carnegie Heritage Centre

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