What's On Saturday 9th Aug

The Earth - Her Secrets Revealed
Talk: by Trish Simmons
The Earth is a living being - a Goddess who is sacrificing her own evolution to provide us with a planetary home. For millions of years we have reincarnated upon her back, all too often without offering even a token of gratitude. But times are changing. The Law of Karma will not permit us to continue to reincarnate upon such a holy entity unless we change - abandoning the futility of war and excessive materialism. Discover how you can play your part in helping the Mother Earth and in bringing about a shift in global consciousness - the threshold of a new dawn for humanity. Trish has been a dedicated student of the renowned ...read more
Coinciding with Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966 – 1979, David Nash returns to YSP in 2014 following his major 2010 exhibition at the Park. Two contrasting works, White Planting and Black Dome, overlook the Park's historic lakes demonstrating the artist's eloquent understanding of trees and the different properties of wood. Echoing Nash's famous Ash Dome, planted in 1977, White Planting comprises 49 Himalayan birch trees, which, planted in seven rows of seven, will grow to form a white cube on the lake's embankment. Referencing the natural cycle of wood, Black Dome is made from coal and charred oak. The work complements Nash's site specific Seventy-one Steps, a commission on the walking route to Longside Gallery.
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