Art Explorations on line – Let there be light

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Date(s) - 30/12/2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


London Art Explorations are rounding off 2020 with a celebration of light and art.  Join Gail Astbury, public art enthusiast as well as practitioner in her own right, investigating artwork that makes the most of light – it is sure to be illuminating as well as fun!.

It probably all began with the Egyptians worshiping their Sun God.  We will trip through light and symbolism and draw breath on mosaics. We will worship the sun and the moon, while dipping into illuminated manuscripts, and see how they have inspired Tracey Emin, and others who have written their art in neon.

Under Tier 4 in London, we will take up and and down the Thames, beneath illuminatedIlluminated London Bridge and Shard at night bridges and brutalist buildings draped in light.  With the Museum of “virtual” Walking we will stride out amongst the lights and even follow an illuminated cycle path that honours Vincent Van Gogh.  Let’s see off 2020 with a bang – and enjoy some arty fireworks as a finale.

Join us for a bit of fun and a frolic or two into the world of public art.

  • Held on Zoom using Google Streetview and may be recorded too. It will take approximately 60-70 minutes, and there will be a chance to ask questions during the tour. Unfamiliar with Zoom? Find out more here
  • Try before you buy? watch Gail Astbury at the Award-winning Urban Tree Festival
  • Bookings will close within 30 minutes of the start of the event
  • Range of ticket pricesscroll down to book – including free tickets to NHS & Key workers
  • Don’t want to pay via PayPal? – don’t worry, you can pay by credit card – check here to see the steps you will encounter when you book.
  • Joining instructions are sent via e mail within 3 hours of the start – the email will include a link to the virtual tour (please check your junk mail folder, just in case…).

Working in Hospitality or Catering? – no need to pay for a ticket, just reserve a ticket below – please make sure you do as we won’t know to whom we need to send joining instructions.

Can’t get enough of Gail’s art explorations? Join us on the 13th January we are off to the seaside from Mersey to Morcambe Bay and on the 27th January we visit London’s Kings Cross

Can’t join on these dates / Missed your chance to join – send us a note via our Get in Touch form as if we have sufficient sign ups we may run these tours again.

Featured image: Photo by Felicia Buitenwerf on Unsplash

What participants fedback about Gail’s walkshops when walked in October 2019:


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