Precious Dust

‘Precious Dust’ wanders through the history of cement and the quarry at Ketton, a journey from Jurassic beach to industrial excavation. The works explore the story of the ‘dust’ that is so fundamental to the construction of our civilization. Its … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time… an enchanted woodland glade arose from the discarded waste of a thousand bottles. Shrouded there were the fairytales of our childhoods. Tales of morality, tales of mystery, tales of good and evil. There, fairy folk and … Continue reading

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The Stamford Arts Festival took over the town centre in June 2015 with a wide variety of free performances across 9 designated ‘Performance Spots’ – coordinated with INK Contemporary Theatre – encompassing street theatre, music, dance and performance poetry. Amongst … Continue reading

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‘Concept’ showcased a broad range of innovative contemporary artworks selected by curator Sam Roddan of Art Pop-Up, from the organisation’s recent projects and resident artists. Brought together as a strange and fascinating collection, each artwork concocts a story, engenders enquiry … Continue reading

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Art Pop-Up collaborated with Stamford Town Council and the local Royal British Legion on the WW1 Centenary Commemoration Programme which focused on the impact of the war on Stamford and the local area. Investigating the initial war period of 1914, … Continue reading

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Fresh Take was an innovative contemporary arts residency programme and exhibition at Burghley House featuring 6 local artists with a broad range of practices – from street art to sugarcraft. Their responses to the House’s interior and its history juxtaposed the … Continue reading

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Jubilee Book of Messages

Over 800 local primary school children entered the art competition that produced Stamford’s Commemorative Book of Messages, in association with The Children’s Society. More than 500 messages of congratulation were written in the Book, donated by Photobox, at the children’s … Continue reading

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Being British

A temporary gallery space was created for a gala event at Stamford Arts’ Centre. Showcasing contemporary and conceptual art, the works explored the eccentricities that underscore our nation and the iconography that has grown to represent it. Pieces included original … Continue reading

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