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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...

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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...

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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 “Life is hard for everyone at the moment and we have all endured desperate times.  So...

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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 and the open...

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The Exploding Lawnmower

The Exploding Lawnmower

This spring themed installation is devised in collaboration with Horbury Lawnmowers who kindly donated a vintage Suffolk Punch lawnmower for me to ‘explode’ and, subsequently, to curate and exhibit as individual parts within the Redbox Gallery. I felt that there...

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Redbox Christmas – 0800 Do You Believe?

Redbox Christmas – 0800 Do You Believe?

0800 Do You Believe -  a new work by Jenny Watson of Yorkshirearts, has now been installed at Redbox Gallery. The work, which features ceramics made with input from community groups at the Cluntergate Centre, will be in place until mid February.

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Redbox Gallery

Redbox Gallery

Redbox Gallery occupies a K6 telephone box which the Society purchased from BT for £1. Redbox has a strong curatorial policy which requires all commissioned artists to find a Horbury institution or organisation to engage with, and to concieve a new work inspired by...

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Horbury Aviary

Horbury Aviary

The Horbury Aviary project seeks to establish a large number of bird sculpture windvanes on buildings around the town. The bird sculptures are the work of Bruce Williams https://www.brucewilliams.net/projects/horbury-owl/ and each bird is personalised for the...

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Events

Events

We have an ongoing cultural programme of events: talks, walks and visits. We arrange visits to places of interest. Here we are visiting Streets in the Sky in Halifax. This event was facilitated by Halifax Civic Society.

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