Sculpture at Avebury

Artworks Shown At Avebury Manor Gardens - Reported by the Gazette and Herald

SCULPTURES in Avebury Manor provided by a range of artists have been on show for the public within the National Trust garden.

From stylised head stones to glass flowers mixed among real blooms, more than 80 works of art have been set up at the beauty spot.

Hazel Barry-Scott, senior visitor experience officer at Avebury, in Marlborough, said: “The sculptures look wonderful, they really complement the garden and add a different dimension as you explore each garden room.

“Many of the artists are local and each has a unique style, so there’s something for everyone, from glassworks to bronzes, wood and ceramic – and all are for sale if you can’t resist the temptation.”

Included in the selection is a head in stone made from Clipsham stone, created by artist Fiona Peever from Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

The has event returned due to its popularity when it was launched last year and opened on Friday. It will run until October 1 with and is included in the standard ticket price for the National Trust location.

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