Stories from the Scrapstore


Running away with it!

Monday 13 February saw the second visit to the Scrapstore from the Good Gym. This time 30 runners descended on the Scrapstore, led by their enthusiastic leader Ed. They collapsed boxes, moved wallpaper, tidied carpet, folded large fabric, bagged up stuffing and cut metres of ribbon. They then raced off back to BAC in the dark. We love having Good Gym visit, and it's good to know they had a good time too! You can read all about their evening here on their blog about it. See you soon, Good Gym!

It takes a (Little) Village!

Thank you to our talented volunteer Freyja who visited Little Village (a charity set up by Wandsworth mums to provide good-quality used baby clothes and equipment to families who need help) on 1st February to run a paper folding session for them. In her demonstrations and workshops, Freyja uses a wide range of paper otherwise designated as 'waste' as all of her materials are sourced from the Scrapstore. Freyja reported that she had a fantastic time meeting the volunteers and children in their wonderful work-space. Her favourite participant was little Gus - aged 3 - who made a beautiful rosette. He is surprising dextrous for one so young - well done Gus! We are looking forward to more craf

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