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Rankin at the Allotments

We were happy to welcome international photographer Rankin to the allotments last Friday to take pictures of allotment holders and volunteers. The sun was shining, everyone had a great time and all of the photographs are fantastic! There was a buzz around the visitor centre all day, and especially in the evening when people started to arrive for the exhibition.

If you didn’t get a chance to come along, the photos will be projected at the Broadway cafe bar from 5pm each evening until the 1st June. We hope that there will also be an exhibition in the autumn too – we’ll let you know as soon as we have all of the details!

We also had a lot of media coverage. There was a great piece on the ‘Museums at Night’ show (44 mins in) on Saturday, interviewing some of the photographees. East Midlands Today (21 mins in) ran a lovely piece showing people’s reactions to their photos at the exhibition. We were also featured in the Nottingham Post and on the BBC News website. Finally, gardener Finlay and Suzannah from the Renewal Trust can be heard talking about Rankin’s visit on BBC Radio Nottingham (2 hours 40 mins in).

We’d like to thank everyone that helped to make this day happen!

Here’s a picture of some of the #Rankin4Notts team looking happy at the end of a tiring day!

 

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May 20, 2014 at 4:17 pm 2 comments

Rankin is coming to St Anns Allotments!

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It’s all happening on

Friday 16th May 2014!

Rankin will be photographing plot holders and volunteers during the day – if you have a plot at St Anns Allotments and would like to have your picture taken, contact the STAA office. The deadline is Monday 28th April. All names will go in a hat.

Click here to get a free ticket for the event. But hurry, tickets are limited!

 

April 22, 2014 at 12:18 pm 2 comments

Bring Famous Photographer Rankin to St Anns Allotments!

Cast your vote to ‘win’ world famous photographer Rankin for Nottingham – the man behind portraits of the Queen, Kate Moss and Dove’s ‘Real Women’ campaign.

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This is an exciting opportunity to bring Rankin to our allotments! If Nottingham wins, he’ll photograph plot holders, volunteers and local people at the allotments. The photographs will then be displayed at a special evening event at the allotments. But it won’t happen without votes!

As many votes as possible are needed to ‘win’ Rankin for Nottingham in a national competition called Connect10. The city is up against fierce competition from Bath, Brighton and Kent.

Voting opens on 14 January and closes on 28 January. You can cast your vote online at:

www.culture24.org.uk/places-to-go/museums-at-night/art462295-Connect10-Vote-Rankin

If you don’t have access to the internet or an email address you can register your vote by calling The Renewal Trust on 0115 911 2011.

To learn more about Rankin and see some of his photos, take a look at his website.

Help spread the word on Twitter by submitting your own photos of Nottingham using the hashtag #Rankin4Notts and following @Rankin4Notts.

Let’s put St Anns Allotments on the map!

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January 14, 2014 at 12:03 pm 4 comments


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