Art & Ecology Event Day 2015 – Tout Quarry

Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve

- Portland Quarries Nature Park Event

Wednesday 12 August 2015 – Day of free events 

Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust and Dorset Wildlife Trust

Where Art and Ecology Meet

 

The Drill Hall  Gallery & Project Space

10 – 1pm and 2 – 4pm Dreaming Heads Mask Making Workshop  with artist Sarah Woodfine, for children and adults, exploring ideas of dreams and landscapes.   (Meet 10 am Tout Quarry Car Park, end of Tradecroft to and also at the Drill Hall Gallery on Easton Lane where the mask making workshop will take place)

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Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and  Nature Reserve

12noon – 1pm – Dorset Wildlife Trust Walks - Plants,  Butterflies and Geology

12noon – 1pm – Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust - Sculpture interpretation walks and drawing sessions  at Antony Gormley’s life size figure ‘Still Falling’ incised into the rock strata (whittled)  falling through 250 million years of time.

1 – 2pm  Explore mythical potential of caves & quarries  with  sound artists in Quarrymen’s shelter at Lano’s Bridge followed by projections at the Drill Hall.

2 – 4pm – Memory Stones Stone Carving Workshop in open air workshop.

4 – 5pm – ten to fifteen minute encounters with architect Nicholas Hawksmoor ( assistant to Christopher Wren) in Tout Quarry ( at Drill Hall if rain) – who is arriving from the Painted Hall at Greenwich to select Portland Stone for the Greenwich Hospital for Seamen and 6 other London Churches.

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The Drill Hall  Gallery & Project Space

5 – 6pm – Food and Refreshments – ‘Portland Fresh’ - reasonably priced Salads and Quiche, Smoothies, Tea & Coffee.

6pm – 7.30pm  ‘Portland Stories’  – Absolute Theatre present excerpts from the project with sound and video recordings of peoples experiences and  the ‘Roy Dog’  performance by students from IPACA.  Portland Stories is an ongoing project based at the Drill Hall so if you have any stories or a story to tell, Simon and Peter will be on hand to record.  Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust – Living Archive 7.30pm to 8.00pm.

 

Contact – Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust at the Drill Hall Gallery for further details.

 

 

Upcoming Events

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9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – Weekend @ Drill Hall Stone Workspace
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Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – Weekend – 3 Days. Friday 24 – Sunday 26 March. Places Available.
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9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Drilll Hall Stone Workspace
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Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – One Week. Monday 27th March to Friday 31st March. Places Available.
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9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – 3day Weekend @ Drilll Hall Stone Workspace
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9:30 am PSQT – Summer Stone Carving and Sculpture Courses – Places Available. @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
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May 15 @ 9:30 am – Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Stone Carving and Sculpture Courses start. Monday to Friday through to end of September. Self Catering accommodation also available. Contact PSQT for further details. [...]
9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
May 15 @ 9:30 am – May 19 @ 5:00 pm
One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course. Starts Monday 15 May 9.30am and finishes Friday 19 May 5.00pm. Places Available.
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9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – One Week @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course … @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
May 22 @ 9:30 am – May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course. One Week. Monday 22 May – Friday 26 May. Places Available.
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12
Mon
2017
9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course. One Week. Monday 12 – Friday 16 June. places Available.
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Stone Carving and Sculpture Course….
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Stone Carving and Sculpture Course. One Week. Monday 19 – Friday 23 June. Places Available.
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2017
9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – One Week @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course … @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course. Monday 26 – Friday 31 June. Places Available.
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9:30 am Stone carving and Sculpture Course. Weekend. @ Drilll Hall Stone Workspace
Stone carving and Sculpture Course…. @ Drilll Hall Stone Workspace
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Stone Carving and Sculpture Workshop. Weekend 3 and 2 day. Friday 7 – Sunday 9 June. Places Available.
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9:30 am Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – Weekend @ Drilll Hall Stone Workspace
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course … @ Drilll Hall Stone Workspace
Aug 18 @ 9:30 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
Stone Carving and Sculpture Course – 3 Day Weeekend. Friday 18 – Sunday 20 August. Places Available.

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