The Blueprint Collective, are a group of young people 16 – 22 years old who aim to develop creative and leadership skills, produce cultural reviews and events, and make change happen!

We are looking for new members to join us for our exciting new project, come along to our pizza party meet and greet session on Sunday 26 May or drop us an email at

This summer ’24 The Blueprint Collective are undertaking an exciting new creative environmental project funded by, and part of ‘Grow Wild’ with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Across June and July we will be working with artists Beccy McCray and Mark Thomas to create new planters for DLWP rooftop.

Project Timeline

26 May; Pizza Party, meet and greet session with L&P Assistant Miguel Martin

9 June; Launch of Grow Wild programme and workshop with Beccy.

23 June; Crazy Poster Creating

14 July; Planter making and creating day with artists. Planter showcase!



Beccy McCray is an Artist-Activist whose intersectional climate and nature-focused practice seeks to playfully break down boundaries between art, activism and everyday life. She has extensive experience in workshopping and outreach, partnering with grassroots communities alongside science experts and world-leading cultural institutions, using whatever media necessary to create moments of joy and imaginative acts of resistance.

Mark Thomas (Makermark) is an award-winning furniture designer and maker based in Bexhill-on-sea. He uses traditional craftsmanship to make contemporary furniture and other creations.