Redbox Gallery – call for artists

Redbox Gallery – call for artists

The classic K6 telephone box on Queen Street, Horbury was purchased from BT by Horbury Civic Society in 2018. It has been re-painted, re-glazed and re-purposed as an art space. It has a power supply, lighting and a locking door. We are calling for new proposals from...
VISION FOR HORBURY – A PLACE PLAN

VISION FOR HORBURY – A PLACE PLAN

The township of Horbury includes Horbury Village, Horbury Bridge and Horbury Junction. It is an ancient settlement dating from before William the Conqueror and the Domesday book. We appreciate Horbury as an attractive township, full of historic character, surrounded...
Mother of Hope

Mother of Hope

Ceramicist Drew Caines has installed a new work in Redbox Gallery. Titled ‘Mother of Hope’ the clay female figure stands 180cm high and contains text baked into the figure. Drew says ‚ÄúLife is hard for everyone at the moment and we have all endured...
A Shot in the Park

A Shot in the Park

The Friends of Horbury’s Parks are running a photo competition to find some great images of Horbury’s parks and green spaces. The competiton details are here FoHP Photo Competition T&Cs and prizes will be awarded to winners in the Under 16s category...
Horbury history QR code trail virtual tour

Horbury history QR code trail virtual tour

Local historian helen Bickerdike has made a stunning video of our QR code blue plaque trail through Horbury. It is an exceptional piece of work and our thanks go to Helen and to Wakefield Council who supported the production. Follow this link to view the 19 minute...
Stan Barstow

Stan Barstow

On 19th October 2019 we installed a blue plaque at 17 Shepstye Road, the birthplace of the author Stan Barstow
Horbury Shoal

Horbury Shoal

Horbury Shoal is a new seating arrangement for the Queen Street site. It has been commissioned by the Good of Small Things project which finds opportunities for artists to add life to the Horbury streetscape. Shoal is the work of Martin Heron, a well known sculpture...
The Seagull has Landed

The Seagull has Landed

The Seagull has Landed – 31 July 2020 The third bird in the Horbury Aviary project has now been installed. Sculptor Bruce Williams has made a new windvane for Horbury; this time a ‘seagull’ (actually a herring gull) that sits over a bag of chips...