Photography

Recording the Streets - Oldbury Court Housing Estate

Young People from From Vale Academy photograph a post-war local authority estate on Bristol's north-eastern fringe

Local Journeys was commissioned by the English Heritage Schools Initiative to work with children at Frome Vale Academy in March 2013 on a photo-investigation of a post-war housing estate. The photographers were aged 7-9 years old, many of whom are residents. This project was very much about 'knowing your place'. More »

World of Small – Crockerne Primary

A journey through local countryside with people who were only a few inches tall. Not everything went as planned.

The World of Small is a broad project that aims to find different ways to engage young people with their local landscapes but also involve them in some nature detective work that draws upon a range of skills and techniques to uncover an astonishing miniature world living and breathing on all our doorsteps. More »

Bristol Docks in detail - photo exploration

Exhibition of photography by 6th form students from St Mary Redcliffe School, Bristol

A vigorous project with talented AS level students produced some remakable photographs, imaginatively presented. More »

Exploring the Underfall Yard, Bristol Docks

photos, poetry and collages by year 6 Hotwells Primary School

On a bright morning in March 2009 year 6 pupils (11yrs) from Hotwells Primary School walked the short distance down the hill from their school to the Floating Harbour. They carried cameras and clipboards and were accompanied by school staff as well as Ralph Hoyte, poet and Peter Milner, photographer, from Local Journeys. More »

Pill Food Journeys

finding and cooking food in the local landscape with Pill schools – project description, audio-slideshow and photosheets

A project with two schools in Pill, North Somerset to explore the local countryside, find out what food is being raised there, discover who's involved, taste some local food and do some cooking. More »

Following Colliter's Brook upstream

audio-slideshow

The walk up the Colliter's Brook was with the Three Hearts Walking Group from Hartcliffe was organised in collaboration with Helen Adshead of South Bristol Riverscapes project. More »

Avon Valley Woodlands – Walking with Cameras

audio-slideshow

Another wet day at the end of a wet summer. But the trees and plants were very lush, the river and streams full, everywhere was exotically green. More »

Warmley Forest Park – Walking with Cameras

audio-slideshow

On a dull, damp Sunday afternoon in November 2008 six people gathered for a photographic exploration of Warmley Forest Park. But it was just the right time of year for delicious autumn colours – not just leaves and berries but also fungus and moulds– and the low light seemed to make the colours glow. More »

Malago Trek '09

audio-slideshow of photos and sounds from 2010 walk to the source of the Malago

For the past few years there has been an annual walk following the Malago and Pigeonhouse Streams to the nominated source of the Malago on Dundry Hill. More »

Troopers Hill - Walking with Cameras

audio slideshow made from photos taken by a group of people

In October 2008 a group of people went for a walk on Troopers Hill with their cameras. This was a public event organised by the Arts Development Unit and the Walking for Health Team at South Gloucestershire Council – it combined walking and photography. More »