RESIDENTS of Cam and Dursley are being invited to capture some of their brighter lockdown moments on a postcard.

Kingshill Arts Centre and GL11 Community Hub, together with the Cam and Dursley Creatives Network and the GL11 Coronavirus Community Response volunteers have all worked together to launch The Brighter Side Community Postcard Project.

To launch the project, more than 10,000 Brighter Side blank postcards have been delivered to homes in the area and households are being asked to take part by designing a cover for the postcard.

The theme for design is ‘a moment of joy you have had in your everyday, whilst at home, during this challenging time’.

The project is open to all ages and abilities.

Beth Pullin of Kingshill Arts Centre said: “You don’t have to be an artist to take part. You can doodle, attach a photo, add textiles, use finger-paint or write a poem, anything goes.”

Completed cards can be taken to Dursley Town Council office, dropped off at GL11 or posted through the letterbox Kingshill Arts Centre.

Once received, the cards will be transferred onto estate agent style boards ready for the next phase of the project; a Brighter Side walking trail, in and around Cam and Dursley.

Ms Pullin said: “Our aim for this project was to spread some joy and help keep our community feeling positive by spending a little of their time being both mindful and creative during this difficult time. It’s been great to see the wide range of postcards that have come back in already.”

Indigo Redfern, CEO at GL11 Community Hub, said: “The past few months have brought the GL11 area community much closer together and we’re delighted to be working so closely with Kingshill Arts Centre.”

This is an ongoing project and there is no closing date.

Blank postcards can be picked up from Dursley Town Council offices, Cam Post Office or directly from Kingshill House.

Postcards can also be submitted digitally.

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