Stories from the Scrapstore


October 8, 2019

With a gloriously sunny day as a backdrop, the long-awaited grand unveiling of the Blue Plaque commemorating Peter Barr - the Daffodil King - took place on 21st September at the entrance to Aboyne Estate at the intersection of Wimbledon Road and Garrett Lane.  

This project has been close to our hearts at the Scrapstore as our volunteer Berit Ahmad has been deeply involved in the artistic...

June 20, 2018

Our volunteers Deborah and Berit had a lovely time last week running a workshop at Bumble Bee Nursery School (part of the Kindergartens group) in Wandsworth.

Two groups of ten 3 and 4 year-olds were treated to our wildly popular workshop "Dress a Teddy". Cut out cardboard teddy bears (cut from the backing of fabric samples which are otherwise only suitable for incineration!) were dressed up using s...

February 19, 2018

Our very own Catherine May is exhibiting her exquisite ceramic sculptures as well as monoprints at Putney School of Art and Design on Oxford Road SW15 2LQ.   At the vibrant private viewing last Friday evening more than 30 guests were in attendance.  
With their simplistic forms, the sculptures exude human emotions on their own and through relationships.  Keeping the color scheme m...

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