Fertile Ground in Dunbar 25 and 26 October

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Fertile Ground takes place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October in Dunbar, East Lothian.  The event will nurture a conversation exploring creative ways to engage communities in the potential for change through public art with an environmental agenda.


Saturday 25Oct

Morning 9am: conference speakers; with refreshments and lunch

Afternoon: Sustaining Dunbar’s ‘Gathering In’ community event followed by artists presentations till 6pm

Evening 7pm: ‘Celebration of the Sea Performance’ with a starter by a foraging expert, this locally sourced starter is the opener to our seasonal supper by The Ridge. The performance will include music, poetry and readings and conversation with local marine specialists. Buy your tickets early for this event please £12.

Sunday 26Oct

Morning 10am: collective journey to the Belhaven Hospital Community Garden & Polly Tunnelfor a sensory walk; Guided Geology walk on the fossilised walk at Whitesands

Afternoon till 4pm: buffet lunch at Dunbar Town House followed by an open discussion on how environmental public arts can work for us in our location, led by Chris Freemantle.

To book follow this link  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/north-light-arts-7266976227

Free creche and children’s workshop for delegates to the Saturday morning talks: please book early. Discount for EH42 postcode

For further information email: infonorthlightarts@gmail.com

Contents of Fertile Ground event leaflet including programme Fertile ground A5 leaflet inside2

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It has been established by Chris Fremantle, producer and research associate with On The Edge Research, Gray’s School of Art, The Robert Gordon University. Fremantle is a member of a number of international networks of artists, curators and others focused on art and ecology.

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