Buildings of local interest consultation

Buildings of local interest consultation

It is our charitable objective to protect our heritage and to this end we will be commenting on the Wakefield Draft Local Plan and making suggestions for additons to the Local List of Buildings of Local Interst. You can see the current Listed Buildings and Buildings...
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...
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...
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...
Thinking outside the box

Thinking outside the box

Redbox Gallery has a timely new installation, addressing mental health issues Thinking Outside the Box A creative collaboration between Cate Frampton of Horbury Integrative Therapies and Claire Lake of Clearly Creative, a fused glass artist based in Ackworth. Claire...