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Leafy green stems are arranged on a white cloth. Next to them in black felt writing are the names of the plants such as 'hazel' and 'cotoneasta bullatus'. There are pens on the table and a few small paperback books with titles such as 'Food for Free'.

Join Our First Kidsgrove Nature Recovery Community Walk

Join Appetite and artist Anna Francis on a journey of discovery to explore the relationship between humans and nature along the canal side at Kidsgrove. Find out how to join the first community walk and become a human noticeboard!
A tree is shown at night-time. Around it on the ground, ropes of brightly coloured neon light are hung in swags, casting the tree in colour. Neon pink text spells out ‘Bright Ideas?’

Bright Ideas? Calling the Women of Kidsgrove!

The Litten Tree: Installation by Daniella Beattie   🌟 Bright ideas? 🌟 We’re looking for women of all ages in the wider Kidsgrove area who want to be involved in a project illuminating the space around the canal in Kidsgrove…
Introducing the Punjab to the Potteries callout for South Asian writers by Appetite and New Vic Theatre is a black-and-white photograph of Baldev Bansal, dated 1964. He is a young man, perhaps in his early twenties, of South Asian descent. Baldev stands in the ginnel or alleyway running between the backs of rows of terraced houses. He is looking directly towards the camera and is dressed very smartly with a shirt and tie and striped pullover. In his right arm he cradles a small, sleeping baby in a bonnet. A short distance behind them, a young, white-skinned boy of around 7 years of age and dressed in what looks to be a football strip, looks on.

Punjab to the Potteries: Call Out for South Asian Writers

Baldev Bansal holding a baby in Stoke-on-Trent, 1964.   Appetite and New Vic Theatre are looking for South Asian writers or writers with a significant relationship to Punjab to undertake research and develop up to 30-minute short new plays that…

Artists! Be part of our Green Town 2022 programme!

We’re looking for artists to work with us on Green Town, our latest project at Newcastle Common. Interested in; gardens and outdoor spaces, rethinking the use of our town centres or the climate crisis? Then we want to hear from…

Journeys Kidsgrove: VOTE NOW

Appetite, Canal & River Trust, and We Are Culla are working together to create a new artwork for and with Kidsgrove; supported by Go Kidsgrove. You’ve sent us your ideas of what Kidsgrove means to you and two stunning mural…

Grain: Get Involved in Our People, Our Places Photography Project

OUR PEOPLE, OUR PLACES And we need you…  We are looking for local people to get involved in a photography project about life in Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme, telling the stories of people and places. Our People, Our Places is a…

Journeys Kidsgrove: Feedback On A Postcard

In a new project between Appetite, Canal and River Trust, Go Kidsgrove, and We Are Culla, a mural artwork is going to be created for Kidsgrove around the theme of journeys in collaboration with the local community. Throughout September we…
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