Partnership projects

A community resource for learning since 2002

A future for Tyntesfield © NT/Tyntesfield

A future for Tyntesfield

Countryside Guardianship

Local school children taste some fresh produce in the kitchen garden © NT/Tyntesfield

Local school children taste some fresh produce in the kitchen garden

In 2012 we launched our fifth Guardianship project, in partnership with The Bristol Port Company. Over a few months a Year Three class from Crockerne Primary School worked with our garden and learning teams to grow their own fruit and veg in our kitchen garden.

Bakewell School

Backwell School students get creative at Tyntesfield © NT/Tyntesfield

Backwell School students get creative at Tyntesfield

Since 2008, we've been working with Creative and Media Diploma students at Backwell School to produce creative pieces of work inspired by Tyntesfield. This work has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Find Your Talent, the Fred Linford Charitable Trust and media company Suited & Booted.

City of Bath College

Students Jackie Blackman, Tony Mayo and Matt Rich recording the pediment © NT/Kate Gunthorpe

Students Jackie Blackman, Tony Mayo and Matt Rich recording the pediment

Students studying Architectural Stone Conservation at City of Bath College have joined the Nimbus Conservation Ltd team conserving our orangery. The students have been working with our contractors on this project, to develop their understanding and practical skills over the course of a year.

Rambert Dance Company

Professionals from Rambert put our young dancers through their paces © NT/Tyntesfield

Professionals from Rambert put our young dancers through their paces

In a project funded by the Find Your Talent scheme, members of the Rambert Dance Company led a week-long dance workshop at Tyntesfield in summer 2010. The workshop was followed by a performance in the gardens and the grand drawing room inside the house on Heritage Open Day in September.

Tyntesfield through the lens

A montage of images taken by young people from around the estate © Liz Milner

A montage of images taken by young people from around the estate

A group of young people with special needs from Westhaven Special School supported children from Ashcombe Primary School in a partnership project between the National Trust, Weston Excellence and two local artists. The project was made possible thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Weston Excellence.

Tyntesfield Tale Trail

Off with her head! Clevedon School students get creative in the gardens © NT/Tyntesfield

Off with her head! Clevedon School students get creative in the gardens

Funded by the Ernest Cook Trust and in partnership with North Somerset Art Week, this project was an opportunity for Creative and Media Diploma Students from Clevedon School to write, plan and develop a Story Trail at Tyntesfield. The young people designed everything, from the script to costumes and props, and performed at a public show.

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