Free Guided Tour Ι of the ‘Density and Lightness’ Exhibition, led by the South West Sculptors
Daily 11:30 – 12:30, Saturday 10th July to Saturday, 17th July
Join a small group led by a member of South West Sculptors and hear insights into a selection of the 75 sculptures from the ‘Density & Lightness’ exhibition around the Cathedral. The sculptures have been sited to echo the Cathedral’s own artworks and are made from stone, bronze, willow, plaster and wood. These guided tours are free but booking is essential.
About South West Sculptors
In 2016, a member of the South West Sculptors, Martin Staniforth, responded to the fire that destroyed historic buildings overlooking the Exeter Cathedral green. There he sited a sculpture, fabricated from burnt wood, that stood defiantly, wing-like in a spirit of rebirth. This sowed the seed for a group show that will explore the themes of vulnerability, courage and growth in 2021.
Exeter Cathedral is an environment rich in its accumulation of sculpture over past decades. Even before the South West Sculptors install their work, the theme of Density & Lightness is already present in carved tombstones and the soaring stone structure of the Cathedral.
‘Density and Lightness’: Guided Tours
free with cathedral admission
Advance booking essential