Roll up, roll up!





pca cabinet

Merchandise from 109 is shortly going to be sold at different outlets across the city.  This is the cabinet in the main reception of Plymouth College of Art.



Some nice reading…

Visitors to 109 have taken the time to write feedback in the visitors book.  Makes for some nice reading…

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Open for business!

Weds 27th Feb 2013

What a brilliant evening! Friends, family and VIPs called in to join us launch the shop.  Lots of talking about the project and buying of merchandise.  Over £250.00 worth of merchandise was sold in two hours!  Tasha and Tommy manned the till and gave people guided tours of the shop and explained the project to visitors.



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27th February between 5pm and 7pm

Come along ready to shop and find out more about the project.

See you there!

(heres an invite for you too…)

West End Day Trip Private View Invite

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Stuff to buy teaser

Merchandise is now arriving from printers and manufacturers.  Have a gander at this lot! Come and see (and buy) when the West End Day Trip shop opens.  More info coming soon.

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Tidy Trainers


Look at these. Trainers finished and looking great!









Workshop Eight

Thursday 6th Dec

Artist Holly Smith and project curator Gareth Ballyn ran the last workshop of the project.  Off to the market to make lists of ‘local’ words and phrases, these will be used on merchandise.  Then after a warm cuppa settling down to do some drawing on trainers.  Some pics below:

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Laura, Holly and Gareth are beavering away working with printers and designers to take the visuals made by the group and apply them to an exciting range of merchandise.

Keep your eyes peeled in early 2013 when the West End Day Trip exhibition at 109 that will launch the range of fantastic products designed by the For Arts Sake group!