Art in the Park

Archived: Posted June 8, 2015

Art in the ParkIn a local Carlisle park, our North West fostering team brought together foster carers, children and young people to get creative. Mark Taylor, Fostering Services Manager in the North West, tells us more:

“We held our first Art in the Park event at Bitts Park in Carlisle on Tuesday 26 May. The event was organised by student Social Worker Elizabeth Baylis as part of her placement with Foster Care Associates.

“The event was attended by a number of goster carers and looked after young people who produced a range of art work using various media, such as paint, pens and photography. The group also made a ‘graffiti wall’ which will hang proudly our the Carlisle office.

We were all very impressed with the creativity and skill of our young people (and some of the adults too!). Thankfully it was a lovely sunny day and we were able to enjoy a barbeque lunch afterwards!”

Art in the Park - graffiti wall

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