Heathland Artworks Trail
A trail of temporary installations at RSPB Farnham Heath.
24 June – 31 October. Free.
Take a circular walk around Farnham Heath and discover some fascinating artworks responding to this beautiful location.
Craft, design and fine art students from the degree and masters courses at the University for the Creative Arts have created pieces focused on the wildlife, the flora or the history. Many have been creating these in their homes during lockdown ready to exhibit throughout Farnham Craft Month.
This is an annual event that has proved very popular for visitors of all ages. This year we are excited to see work including giant ceramic seeds, 3D collages and four totemic sculptures serving as navigation points. There will also be wrapped ‘chandeliers’ hanging from the pine trees commenting on preventative conservation.
You may wish to extend your Heathland Artworks trail to walk up to the viewpoint and experience Walter Bailey’s House of Invisible Hands.
Farnham Heath is managed by RSPB who have restored the heathland creating habitats for native species such as Grayling butterflies, Woodlarks, Nightjars and Sand Lizards.
Visitors are advised to wear sturdy shoes and refrain from touching the artworks.
Follow the green trail around the heath, taking a shorter route back to the start. Download and print your A4 copy of the Heathland Artworks Trail.
RSPB Farnham Heath, The Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, GU10 2DL. The main car park is at the Rural Life Living Museum.
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Farnham Craft Month
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