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Curlew Country Sculpture & Song, 9th July, 8.30pm at Norbury

Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 | Stephanie

curlew on gateThe Curlew Country Arts Project comes to a close on the evening of Saturday 9th July with a lantern parade, poems, sculpture and song. This is the culmination of a series of public workshops to celebrate the local curlew population.

The Curlew Country Choir will perform a number of especially composed songs, written by poet Karen Lloyd, and put to music by composer, Mary Keith. Local sculptor, Bill Sample, will lead a curlew lantern parade and imagery by acclaimed photographer Ben Osborne will celebrate Curlew Country activities over the last couple of months.

Curlew Country was inspired by Mary Colwell-Hector and her 500 mile Curlew Walk to raise awareness of the drastic decline in curlews. Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/curlewcountry/.

Everyone welcome.  This is a free event, donations to the Curlew Appeal appreciated. Please wear outdoor clothing as the event includes some outdoor walking. For more information about the Curlew Recovery Project, the Curlew Appeal and 2016 nest monitoring see the website http://www.stiperstonesandcorndon.co.uk/ground-nesting-birds-recovery-project/curlew-recovery-project/

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