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Mirrored sculpture set to reflect Heysham’s historic coastline

Wed, 2018-08-29 14:35
Settlement, Sculpture - Rob Mulholland at The Barrows, Heysham Coast (1 - 9 Sep) & Birkrigg Common (15 Sep – 30 Sep)

The vast, open views, big skies and long horizons, rich heritage and nature of Morecambe Bay inspire a series of new, public artworks and events, which complement, capture and distil experiences of one of the UK’s most distinct coastal regions. Headlands to Headspace, a series of sculptural and performance landscape arts commissions, are to be unveiled between September 2018 - March 2019.

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Morecambe Bay Partnership’s Landscape Art Commissions

Fri, 2018-08-24 16:20
Headlands to Headspace - Inspired by the Bay’s spectacular natural beauty and unique cultural heritage

Between July 2018 - March 2019, visitors and locals will encounter sculptural installations and performance works, celebrating the unique history of the largest intertidal area in the UK, where four estuaries join to form a landscape of spectacular scale and grandeur.

Morecambe Bay's unending horizons, rich mosaic of habitats, precious nature and ancient heritage have inspired this exciting storytelling, part of a series of significant new artworks to be placed around the Bay as part of Morecambe Bay Partnership's Headlands to Headspace programme.

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Epic storytelling to bring the Bay ALIVE!

Fri, 2018-08-24 15:23
Made by the Moon and Bracken & Bones, Performance Storytelling by Emily Hennessy

This Autumn, you are invited to explore the legends and myths of Morecambe Bay's mystical and intriguing ancient landscape.

Join Emily Hennessey, one of the UK’s finest contemporary performance storytellers, as she leads a series of intrepid explorers on a hunt to find the stories that have been scattered like treasures across the landscapes of Birkrigg Common and Arnside Knott.

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Horizon Line Chamber plans unveiled

Fri, 2018-08-24 14:25

Over the course of Autumn 2018 to Spring 2019, Horizon Line Chamber, a permanent sculptural installation by international land artist Chris Drury, will be created at Sunderland Point, Lancashire.

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Pull on your dancing shoes! Your chance to perform in brand new Bay-inspired dance

Mon, 2018-08-20 16:02
at Longways and Crosswise

About Time Dance Company are looking for dancers to perform in their new site-specific dance performance of Longways/Crosswise, a dance commissioned by Morecambe Bay Partnership as part of our 2018 Landscape Art celebrations.

We are looking for 16 individuals of all ages and abilities to join About Time - all you need is a love of movement and a passion for the Lancashire coastline!

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