Conference for the Birds by Marcus Coates

Discover a new installation inspired by Thomas Bewick's A History of British Birds, with seven life-sized bird heads gathered round the fire discussing their lives and current issues

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Step inside Thomas Bewick's birthplace, take a seat and join the conversation. Artist Marcus Coates has reimagined the birds Bewick studied by giving them a voice. Please be aware that this installation contains discussion about bird behaviour including mating, hunting and male anatomy.

This installation is part of 'Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience'. Find out more about the project here: https://research.ncl.ac.uk/mcahe/

The basics

Suitability
Please be aware that this installation contains discussion about bird behaviour
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Other
Conference for the Birds is at Cherryburn until Saturday 3 November 2019

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
24 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
25 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
26 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
27 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
28 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
29 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
30 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
31 August 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
1 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
2 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
3 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
4 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
5 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
6 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
7 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
8 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
9 September 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Cherryburn enquiries
Email
cherryburn@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01661 843276

Upcoming events

Conference for the Birds by Marcus Coates

Fri 23 Aug 2019
11:00-15:00
Discover a new installation inspired by Thomas Bewick's A History of British Birds, with seven life-sized bird heads gathered round the fire discussing their lives and current issues

Summer holiday fun - Cherryburn tree

Fri 23 Aug 2019
11:00-15:30
Help the Cherryburn tree grow!

Summer holiday fun - Crazy quadrupeds

Mon 26 Aug 2019
11:00-15:30
Let your imagination run wild and make up your own four-legged friend

Summer holiday fun - get wild

Tue 27 Aug 2019
11:00-15:30
Create some wild art or build a den in the wild garden

Summer holiday fun - nature printing

Wed 28 Aug 2019
11:00-15:30
Get inspired by Thomas Bewick and have a go at printing

Summer holiday fun - scavenger hunt

Thu 29 Aug 2019
11:00-15:30
Lead the whole family on a scavenger hunt around Cherryburn to discover more about Thomas Bewick