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Trevithick Trail Merthyr Tydfil Craig Pearce Glamorgan GATES Trevithick Trail Overview of Glamorgan GATES Background of the Project Artwork Projects Trevithick Banner Making Project Trevithick Trail Stones Trevithick Trail Granite Markers Trevithick Trail Wood Sculpture

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trevithick trail merthyr tydfil

Trevithick TrailMerthyr Tydfil

Craig Pearce

Glamorgan GATES

trevithick trail
Trevithick Trail
  • Overview of Glamorgan GATES
  • Background of the Project
  • Artwork Projects
    • Trevithick Banner Making Project
    • Trevithick Trail Stones
    • Trevithick Trail Granite Markers
    • Trevithick Trail Wood Sculpture
    • Trevithick Trail Film
overview of gates
Overview of GATES
  • What is Glamorgan GATES?
  • Part of the University of Glamorgan
    • Community based activities, projects etc
    • Informal learning opportunities
    • Film, photography, IT, animation, robot build
  • Funded via Communities First
  • 4 members of staff
  • Based in Merthyr Tydfil
background
Background
  • What is the Trevithick Trail?
    • 9 mile route taken by Richard Trevithick’s steam locomotive
    • First steam engine in the world to successfully travel on rails
  • MTCBC secured funding (via WEFO) to enhance the route.
  • New pathways, signage, information points, marketing etc.
  • The original bid made no allowances for artwork
the artwork project
The Artwork Project
  • Secured £12k for artwork during Phase 1
  • Artwork managed by GATES
  • Community involvement
    • Local ownership
    • Reduce vandalism
    • Social connections
    • New skills, opportunities
what kind of involvement
What kind of involvement?

Participation

  • Photography
  • Practical workshops – Picking and sticking
  • Design – Drawing and layout
  • Film – camera work, editing etc

Engagement

  • Sculpting display at the Merthyr Show
  • Awareness raising – banners and woodwork
the projects
The projects
  • Trevithick Banner Making Project
  • Trevithick Trail Granite markers
  • Trevithick Trail Stones
  • Trevithick Trail Wood sculpture
  • Trevithick Trail film
trevithick banner making project
Trevithick Banner Making Project
  • To celebrate the trail launch in September
    • 100 banners to line the route
    • Contemporary - images of local people
  • Workshops throughout the summer
    • MTHA, Youth Inclusion Team, Hafal, Merthyr show etc
    • Photography, picking and sticking
trevithick trail granite markers
Trevithick Trail Granite markers
  • Four slabs of granite (8’x4’)
  • Four themes – engine, people, nature, map
  • Practical hands on workshops
  • Combining banner imagery with granite
trevithick trail stones
Trevithick Trail Stones
  • 15 pennant stones
  • Sand blasted with text – English and Welsh
  • Workshops
    • Text influenced by Exciting Writing squad
    • Picking and sticking workshops
  • Way markers
trevithick trail film
Trevithick Trail film
  • Planning, filming, interviewing, editing
  • Record the Trevithick Trail artwork projects
  • Gain new skills – social and practical
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Strong community involvement
    • Range of different projects/activities
    • Different levels of engagement and participation
    • Diverse groups across a range of ages
  • Permanent markers – sympathetic materials
  • More artwork planned across the borough
  • Phase 2 of the trail starts in 2006
    • Groups waiting to participate