New work for Raveningham Sculpture Trail – Children of Leda

Meg has been working for the past 6 weeks on three new pieces for the Raveningham Sculpture Trail, which opens on Sat 31st August, inspired by the idea of Shelter. Following her own themes of Swan Women and coercion, she thought about how a nest shelters but can be a trap, and about the very fragile shelter of an egg. (read more here)

The new pieces refer to the classical myth of Leda and her children. Raped by the god Zeus in the shape of a swan, Leda gives birth to two eggs and has to hide them and keep them safe from their father.

They hatch out into the twins – the goddess Artemis/Diana who presides over night/the moon and the god Apollo, who presides over day/the sun.
Placed in the garden at Raveningham, tucked safely under a hedge, the twins lie sleeping in their egg-shells. Near them, a new manifestation of Infant/Soul – Hatching, has broken out of her own egg and grown wings to fly into a new life.

Originally made in clay…

Artemis

….moulded with silicone, and cast in Jesmonite.

Apollo

Open daily 31st July – 5th Sept, 10-5pm

Book your time slot in advance, or call in a get the next slot available.

https://raveninghamsculpturetrail.com/plan-your-visit/

@raveninghamsculpturetrail

The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU.

01508 548406,  cinnamongallery@gmail.com

Raveningham Sculpture Trail 2021 – open for bookings now!

From today – 21st June 2021 – on-line bookings are now available for the Sculpture Trail, which is on the theme of Shelter.
(Not to be confused with Waveney and Blyth Arts Sculpture in the Valley Trail at Potton Hall, which is on till 27th June):

31st July – 5th Sept, 10-5pm, site closes at 6.30pm, Ravenous Cafe open daily 10-5pm.

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Book one timeslot (£6 + Eventbrite fee) which admits one person then visit with up to 5 additional people (max. group size 6 per timeslot). Pay for additional guests at the box office on arrival.

https://raveninghamsculpturetrail.com/plan-your-visit/

Trail entry £6 per person, free for under 18s. Some parts of the trail are wheelchair accessible, we have a mobility scooter available, more info at box office. Free parking. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome. Check the website for up to date information about visiting the trail and about this years artist’s and our other work through the Creative Odyssey CIC. Follow us on Instagram at @raveninghamsculpturetrail

The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU.

01508 548406,  cinnamongallery@gmail.com