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A Geograph-ers' walk in the sculpture park

14 months ago
Yorkshire Sculpture Park: "Reclining Figure Hand"
On the day after the 2018 Geograph AGM in Wakefield, a few of us met up to visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, located in the grounds of the former Bretton Hall Photo Estate. Besides many modern outdoor sculptures Photo Photo Photo, there are exhibitions by contemporary artists Photo Photo and also an underground gallery Photo for indoor exhibits. The park is located on a hillside Photo, partly wooded and partly grassy, and...
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'Weeping Window' at Hereford Cathedral

17 months ago
Hereford Cathedral (Weeping Window)
The 'Weeping Window' sculpture at Hereford Cathedral was made by two people, Paul Cummins (artist) and Tom Piper (designer). This sculpture has been seen in many places before, such as Caernarfon Castle, etc. Recently, during the early days of March 2018, the Weeping Window sculpture was being set up at this cathedral, and it wasn't until March 14th 2018 the Weeping Window fully opened to the public. Since then the city has been having a huge number of visitors, as they were going to visit...
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Liverpool - one hour ashore and one hour afloat

76 months ago
Rainbow over the Liverpool waterfront
On what was - for me - a rare foray south of Hadrian’s Wall, I had the opportunity to visit Liverpool – opportunity in this case meaning just two hours. Using the ferry from Woodside to the Pier Head, this involved a short cruise on the Mersey, followed by one hour to explore a little of Liverpool’s waterfront - with the much-photographed Royal Iris of the Mersey performing ferry duty between Birkenhead and Liverpool. Photo Photo Photo Photo In Greek...
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A walk from Piccadilly to Oxford Road

85 months ago
Through an arch, under an arch
A walk following the railway arches from Piccadilly to Oxford Road making some interesting discoveries along the way. You can see this trip plotted on a map on the Geo-trips page LinkExternal link . My walk started on Altrincham Street Photo off London Road below the railway arches that carry the line from Piccadilly to Oxford Road. Leading off Altrincham Street under an arch of the railway line is Photo Echo Street. The...
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