Category Archives: Mosaics

HRH Prince Charles visits Ham Green and meets some of the children working on the Save the World Club and Friends of Ham Green community mosaic project

HRH Prince Charles visited Ham Green on behalf of The Princes Trust – Building Communities. He met Save the World Clubs mosaic artist Kim Porelli and some of children working on the project. Pictures here show Kim telling the Prince about the project and children from Strathmore School working on the mosaic. 

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Community mosaic with Friends of Ham Green

Save the World Club are working with Friends of Ham Green to create a new community mosaic which will be used to cover up a wall that is regularly graffitied.

Everyone in the community is getting involved with sessions taking place at Ham Youth Club, the local libary and involving local school children. This picure shows ladies from the Ham of the Multicultural womens group working on part of the mosaic.

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Community Mosaics in Chile

Save the World Clubs lead mosaic artist Kim Porelli has just returned from Chile where she was volunteering with 60 international and 20 Chilean artists working in the community. Their amazing work was shown on national television in Chile.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJmq8tQKzew&feature=youtube_gdata_player&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DvJmq8tQKzew%26feature%3Dyoutube_gdata_player&app=desktop

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Mosaic Artist Kim Porrelli in Chile

Kim Porrelli has jetted off to Chile to volunteer on a huge community mosaic project in Puente Alto, Chile. 

What an exciting opportunity, she will be working with Isisdora PAz Lopez  – here is the link to a short film about the project http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYgDSXBdxPY 

She will be away between 10th January – 25th so the workshop will reopen Thursday 30th and Friday 31st January .

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Kingston University students volunteer with Save the World Club

Save the World Club (SWC) was delighted to work with students from Kingston University on 7th November as part of London Student Volunteer Fortnight.

SWC organised a special workshop for the students Christine, Shad, Pramila, Tene, and Nazya who worked with mosaic artist Kim Porrelli to learn about the art of mosaic creation and our community projects.…

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New installations on The Red Wall in Kingston

 Thank you to Kim and all the volunteers who helped to install more mosaics of swans, ducks, owls , herons and other assorted wildlife on The Red Wall on Friday 23rd August.

Ducks Heron

The Red Wall is located along the pedestrian walkway that runs from Portsmouth Road down to the river in Kingston.…

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Kingston Liberal Synagogue

Save the World Club and members of Kingston Liberal Synagogue have just completed this mosaic to celebrate the 100th Bar mitzvah and the work done by the young people in Beiteinu class.

This beautiful mosaic shown here has been installed on the outside wall of the Synagogue in Long Ditton.

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Iconic Muybridge Mosaic needs a new home!

Sadly the owners of the building in Castle Street, Kingston upon Thames have asked Save the World Club to remove the iconic Muybridge mosaic which is so loved by local people. This tribute to Kingston resident Eadweard Muybridge pioneer of cinematography was made by Save the World Club volunteers and can be seen on the cover of our Facebook page.…

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John Lewis 20th Anniversary Mosaic, Kingston

mos-johnlewis by . This fabulous mosaic depicting three iconic buildings on the Kingston river front was made to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the John Lewis store there during 2010. More than 300 local people took part including 200 John Lewis partners, 16 young offenders, and many volunteers.

Led by Howard Grange and Jackie Mcintosh.…

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Elm Road Playground, Kingston upon Thames

mos-elmroad2 by . A huge beautiful mosaic depicting scenes from Kingston and the surrounding area with a hint of fantasy. The project was instigated by Save the World Club to cover up a graffiti hotspot. Only three out of twelve have been installed so far as we are waiting for funds. As soon as we have them the rest will go up.…

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