The BabyGrow Project

Dorset Weymouth and Portland
04/01/2011 - 04/01/2011

Young people from Westfield Arts College, All Saints School and youth groups at NACRO, Tides and Compass worked with artists Sally and Peter Snelling to create and stitch images onto babygrows.

The stitched designs contain messages about their hopes, dreams and fears – honest, personal, funny, sad and raw they explore what it is like to be young and facing the pressures of sexual relationships in 2011. Have a look at the babygrow blog about the project containing films and images and listen to their views about the project and what it means to them.

The babygrows were exhibited in the windows of Argos in Weymouth Town Centre and Fortunewswell Launderette, Portland as part of b-side Festival 2012.

The resources created toured local schools helping young people to talk about sexual health and relationships.