Cheshire & Merseyside

NOV 2022 – SEPT 23

Audio Tour

Using QR codes and Echoes APP, portraits from the series form a walking tour, with new stories in each location. This innovative tour brings the walker to many venues offering free/low cost activities and facilities for families.

St George’s Hall, one of sixteen cultural venues taking part

OCT 2022

Maternal Wellbeing Afternoon

An afternoon of music, talks and story time with a marketplace of local services, conversation with the peer support lead, singing and writing workshops with Rachel New and Singing Mamas.

SEPT 2022

Open Eye Exhibition

A breastfeeding friendly installation of still images, animation and projection, featuring interviews with mothers at Open Eye Gallery, Mann Island

Photography Gallery

AUG 2022

Video Releases

A daily video interview release of interviews with mothers from the Cheshire & Merseyside project, marking World Breastfeeding Week 2022

AUG 2022

Portrait Sessions

A week long portrait studio session with eighteen mothers who sat with their children and infants for lead artist Lisa Creagh at Cetra Studios, Birkenhead.

NOV 2021

BBC Radio Merseyside

Readings and interviews with mothers from the Cheshire and Merseyside project on the BBC Radio Merseyside on Friday 19th November

NOV 2021

Motherstalk Event

An afternoon of stories, testimonies and poetry with word gathering activities and live performance by local performance poet Plazzybag.

SEPT – NOV 2021

Atrium Screens

Images from the Holding Time project Brighton/Coventry were shown as part of the digital programme on atrium screens at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

SEPT 2021- 2022

Writing Workshops

Three seasons of writing workshops in partnership with Creative Lives writer Rachel New. Mothers worked in groups over a period of one to six weeks to produce original writing together.

Writing workshop at Open Eye Gallery, October 2022