This small and supportive group was created to benefit a wide range of people, including those who are in recovery from, or experiencing, mental health challenges. The sessions gave participants the opportunity to explore their local natural and built environment by foot, learning basic digital photography skills along the way. No previous experience was necessary and digital cameras were provided if participants did not have their own.
The project was delivered in partnership with Creativity Works.
Sessions were delivered in 6-8 week blocks, led by a skilled photographer, and also included time indoors to discuss images and techniques, take part in group activities and view/edit photos. There was usually then the chance for participants to exhibit their work at the end of the course.
In 2018, participants spent six weeks with Bath Preservation Trust exploring our 2018 theme of Women and Protest in Bath and producing photos in response to the local suffragette story. These images then displayed in the Servants Hall at No.1 Royal Crescent.
In November 2019, Snap and Stroll participants were involved in our ‘Taking on History’ exhibition, on display at the Museum of Bath Architecture. It showcased artwork by a variety of community engagement groups responding to the inspiring stories told at each of our museums.