Photographer Jo Wheeler and sound artist Rebecca Lee have been working with the Youth Centre in Newstead Village to document and research the natural and industrial history of Sherwood Forest around their locality. See below for documentation of their activities.

Our Youth Club Reflections

December 7, 2017

Youth club is important to us because its fun, its something to do, it gets me away from my annoying sister – she gets me in to trouble all the time. We do drama, sports and art. We’ve been coming for about 2 years.

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Mirror Faces Reflecting the Woods

May 18, 2017

We had a walk in Newstead Forest and I had the idea to put a mirror on my face and some of my friends faces. We took a couple photos. my cousin and me took these amazing photos!! We hope you like them!! -Grace   I go to the woods a lot with my dog […]

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Walking to the Woods

This is Hayes Farm Fields. I like the sky because its got many different shades in it. I took this photo from the Old Chapel that’s broken down and deserted – it was a bit freaky because I felt like I was walking on dead bodies and the graves looked really old – Lexie[age10] this […]

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Newstead FaceMaps

Projecting and playing with old and new maps of the village. Click on the images below to look through the gallery.

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