The Ethelburga Quilt was proving popular at the international Festival of Quilts at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham yesterday. The little girl in the picture above was hugely engaged with the different images on the quilt, and spent a long time counting the different iterations of each piece of metalwork. We were delighted that … Continue reading Shortlisted success for the Ethelburga Quilt!
After the wonderful success getting our Pathways installation accepted into the Folkestone Triennial Fringe, it is great to see one of our pieces getting even more exposure through display at the international Festival of Quilts. The Ethelburga Quilt, created for us by local textile art group Ethelburga Quilters, is currently on display at the National … Continue reading Pathways art goes walk-about
We are delighted to announce that the new artworks created for the church by local artists as part of the Pathways to the Past project have been recognised by inclusion within the fringe programme of the prestigious and well-regarded Folkestone Triennial, now in its fifth year. The Triennial has an international standing as the largest … Continue reading Pathways art joins the Folkestone Triennial Fringe
What an absolutely super weekend we have all had! The weather was kind and there has been lots of fun for everyone. For many, the highlight was the encampment of Anglo-Saxon re-enactors on Tayne Field. Not only did we have two local groups, Ost Centingas and Haestingas, putting on a excellent joint show, but we … Continue reading The End of the Pathways to the Past Project – a grand finale
We were blessed with beautiful sunny weather on Saturday. This created perfect conditions for the visit by The Rt Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Bishop of Dover, who came to Lyminge to dedicate the new artworks commissioned from local artists for the church and churchyard as part of the Pathways to the Past project. Bishop Rose's visit … Continue reading Celebrating new contemporary art at Lyminge
Coming to Lyminge from 21 June to 4 July 2021 Pathways to the Past has entered into partnership with the Lyminge Association to give the 2021 Lyminge Festival an Anglo-Saxon theme. You can find the full programme of events in the June edition of the Lyminge Newsletter, available here. Set out below are the events … Continue reading The Lyminge Anglo-Saxon Festival
The block of ragstone selected for the new sculpture in the churchyard Work is progressing to complete the new artworks that are being created for the church. Gallaghers of Maidstone have very generously donated a piece of ragstone that will be turned into a piece celebrating the achievement of Queen Ethelburga who built the first … Continue reading Progress at the church
The simple answer is: 'you bet we have!' It's time to bring you up to date on what is planned and what you can expect to see unfold in the weeks and months ahead as we move towards the end of the project later this year. Glorious daffodils in the churchyard (picture courtesy of Liz … Continue reading So have we been busy over the Winter?
So we have reached the end of the dig. The last planning was completed today and we had a drone on site to complete a photogrammetrical survey from the air. This will give us a set of perfectly vertical overlapping pictures so we have a complete image of the site tied in via GPS so … Continue reading Day 45 – The end of the dig