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BEVERLEY’S STORY IN SAND

Remy and Paul Hoggard, professional sand sculptors, have created a trail of sand sculptures around Beverley, the most recent of which is ‘The Sand Maiden’ located at Oldroyd’s Garden behind Beverley Garden Centre.

Having worked around the world with projects taking them to America, Qatar and the Maldives, Remy and Paul have focussed in on Beverley and have so far created 7 sculptures, each with their own story to tell.

The first sculpture, located in Flemingate Centre, was of Beverley Minster and was just a stone’s throw away from the majestic building itself. From inception to 5 months later when it was deconstructed, the carving inspired much interest in the local community.

Second on the trail was ‘Alice and the White Rabbit’ in St. Mary’s Church, closely followed by ‘The Fallen’, a memorial sculpture in Beverley Minster completed in memory of those lost in war. Also in Beverley Minster was the effigy ‘St. John The Founder of Beverley’.

Oldroyd’s Garden was the location of sculpture number 5 ‘The Earth Goddess’, followed by ‘The Nativity’ in St. Mary’s Church over the Christmas period in 2019. That brings us to sculpture number 7, which took two days to complete and was inspired by ‘The Mud Maid,’ by Sue Hill and her brother Pete, in the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall.

Paul Oldroyd, founder of Oldroyd’s Garden wants to encourage other artists and sculptors to display their creative works in the garden too. Seeing and experiencing artworks in the peace and quiet of a garden is a wonderful opportunity to relax and unwind and is all the more enhanced by the colours and fragrances nature has to offer.

If you want to see ‘The Sand Maiden’ pop into Oldroyd’s Garden at the back of the Beverley Garden Centre, Hull Road, Woodmansey, Beverley, HU17 0RS. For more information follow Remy and Paul Hoggard on Facebook at Beverley Sand Sculpture Trail.

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Open Art Exhibition

Education Room, Treasure House, Beverley

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Guildhall, Beverley

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Adult Book Group

Beverley Library, Treasure House, Beverley
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Friday - 28th

Quiz night and Fish and Chips Supper

Skidby Village Hall, Cottingham
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The White Horse Folk Club presents Damien Barber

The White Horse Folk Club at Beverley Conservative Club, Wylies Road, HU17 7AP, Beverley
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Subtle Flame Poetry Group

The Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, HU17 8JG
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