Tue - Sun & bank holidays, 10.30am – 5pmFind out more
The Clearing is a collaborative artwork by Alex Hartley and Tom James, who set out to build a vision of the future in our grounds. Commissioned as a modern ‘eyecatcher’, a contemporary version of the kind of folly that Capability Brown would have built, the geodesic dome is made entirely from scrap materials. Throughout 2017 it was occupied by a series of caretakers (aged 3 months to 60) who took turns to keep the vision of living ‘off grid’ alive. Part school, part shelter and part folly, The Clearing also played host to a series of workshops which explored how to live in a world afflicted by climate change. The Clearing will remain in our grounds as a useful ruin until 2020.
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Our next ‘eyecatcher’ commission is currently being prepared and will open to the public in March 2019.
Sat 17 Mar - Sun 16 Dec, 11am - 5pm
Wed 5 Sep, 2.30pm - 3.30pm