Join our free discussion event exploring the relationship between materials and the landscape from which they are extracted, with artist Onya McCausland.
Catch up on our fireside discussion exploring how artists and audiences can negotiate the Anthropocene and contribute to a sustainable future, changing the way we live and work.
Moving the Membrane was the third in our Wild Learning series of workshops, exploring the concepts of skins, membranes and surfaces, through writing in response to visual, audio and experiential prompts provided by poet and drummer Remi Graves.
Our Summer 2018 bulletin includes The Forest is The Museum and Edwina fitzPatrick’s Archive of the Trees, The Outdoor Institute of Art, STEAM Power, Fermynwoods Fridays and more.
The Fruits of the Forest workshop, led by artist and printmaker Claire Morris-Wright, focussed on foraging, mixing and processing the fruits and foliage available in Fermyn Woods as unique natural pestos and inks with which to create experimental prints.
Artist and writer Sarah Gillett visited Fermyn Woods in May 2018 to present our second Wild Learning workshop, Parts Unknown – a meditation on maps, emotional and physical orientation, and the night sky. Breaking from tradition, this workshop started late and continued into the night so participants could bring the stars down into the woods, constructing their own constellations.
Artist and former architect Helen Stratford led Alterlives, our first ever Wild Learning event focusing on the spaces and borders between the inhabited and uninhabited.
The first of our Wild Sharing series of events was a handmade book binding workshop led by book artist and printmaker Lina Avramidou.
Because our work takes place in public spaces, all of our activity is delivered in partnership with other organisations. These include the following: Fermynwoods is working in partnership with Royal & Derngate and Northampton Town Football Club to commission Seven Sisters Group to create The Twelfth Player (2017), an audio-visual performance at Sixfields football stadium,[…]
Our Summer 2016 bulletin features information about Beyond Seven Mountains, an exhibition in Corby’s woodland, drawing on the way Central and Eastern European fairy tales and folk stories begin; “A long time ago, beyond seven mountains, beyond seven forests”, referring to the way contemporary artists continue the tradition of storytellers, reinventing myths and legends, to[…]