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Echoes from the Aviary

Experience a sound and visual art installation this spring

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Colour, collage and sound are filling the aviary this spring. A group of young people from Hartcliffe have been working with artists Oshii and Jono Gilmurray to create a sound and visual art installation for Tyntesfield’s aviary. The group explored the history of the building and the bird life that would have inhabited it. They also delved into the significance of birds to Tyntesfield’s wider history and how the mining of seabird droppings (guano) for fertilizer made William Gibbs his fortune.

The final artwork not only explores these histories but encourages us to learn from them and think about how we can look after nature and our birdlife in future.

Echoes from the Aviary is a collaboration between the National Trust and Heart of BS13 and is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Yes

Meeting point

The aviary is found at the back of the house.

What to bring and wear

Please dress appropriately for the weather. Layers and sturdy shoes are advisable.

Accessibility

The Aviary is accessible via a step free route.

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