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Celebrating Southampton's transport manufacturing heritage

After 15-months of hard work, we are now reflecting on the success of the heritage lottery funded project Transition: from fields to Ford and beyond which explored one small site's contribution to Southampton's rich transport manufacturing heritage. We hope to be able to announce a further tour of the Ford Transition pop-up museum soon.








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Our projects past and present
Exploring the transport manfacturing history of the former Ford site in Southampton
Planes, helicopters and the iconic Transit van – one small site in Southampton has produced them all. Now, the factory is gone and a high-tech logistics park rises in its place bringing different kinds of jobs. This year-long heritage lottery funded project invited people to revisit the former 'Home of the Transit' and immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and voices of another age.

October 2016
It’s not every day you get asked to make a ‘flash mob’ exploring the culture of philanthropy. We had great fun working with students from Solent University and Totton College creating a lively 8 minute piece exploring the stories of some of Britain’s greatest givers.

(2012)
In the Spring and Summer of 2012, we worked with a group of visually impaired students at a Hampshire School, supporting them to set up and present their own radio station.

Supporting theatre company 'The Heroine Project Presents' with the education offer linked to their touring play
January - June 2016