Launch Event: Heartland - New art in the Shropshire Hills

In 2017 three artists will open your eyes to new ways of seeing and understanding our fragile Shropshire Hills landscape. Get a flavour of the exciting activities which will be held this year between April and October.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Including Tony Plant's temporary interventions in the landscape; join him on his journey as he traces the landscape through drawing, painting and talking.

Connect with the geological features of the landscape, through vocal workshops with Mary Keith.

In addition to a playful performance by theatre makers Stan's Cafe, called The Camp.

Sign up and get involved this year, and see the Shropshire Hills with new eyes.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Carding Mill Valley, top car park

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
8 April 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
National Trust , Carding Mill Valley
Email
cardingmill@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01694 725000

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