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Easter sculpture festival
Friday 19 April at 10:00 am to Monday 22 April at 5:00 pm| £8.80
Greek gods, tagelmust attired Tuareg musicians from the Sahara, a bronze fox skulking across the grass, swirling multimedia figures, stunning stained glass creations and bronze and marble sculptures based on Buddhist prayer wheels are all waiting to welcome the visitor to this year’s Sculpture Festival.
Now an established event in the South West arts and gardening calendar, this year’s Festival features more sculptors than ever before, working in a wide range of different materials.
The Botanic Garden provides a unique setting with its own backdrop of sculptural elements including soaring bamboos, prehistoric tree ferns, giant leaves and exotic treasures in the glasshouses.
As well as the art attractions include demonstrations by chainsaw wood carver, Denius Parson; children’s trails, free tours of the garden and willow weaving workshops. Refreshments will be provided by the wonderful Chandos Deli in the Holmes.
See a full list of exhibitors.
The event will run daily from 10 am until 5 pm from Friday 19th to Monday 22nd April.
- Adults – £8.80 (includes optional £0.80 Gift Aid donation for UK taxpayers)
- Children under 18 – Free
- Students – Free
- Members (Friends of the Garden) – Free
- University of Bristol staff – Free