Rehearsed outdoor public performances will take place in September 2021...
...and go on to tour across the country enlightening people on the story behind the striking white stone that makes up most of the prominent buildings in our cities.
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Bottomcoombe Masonry Works approx. 1931 (unk.) Back Row:- Len Attwooll, Ford Brown, (unk.) Jolliffe, Edward Shrives, Reg Attwooll, (Unk.), Ron Pavey, (Unk.), George Stewkesbury, Tom Miller, Harold Rodenhurst, Bob Peters, Fred Gardner. Front Row:- Edward Shrives, (Unk.), Harry Hibbs . Curated by Geoff Kirby.
Where did all this start?
In 2019 at Portland Museum a series of discussion cafes about stone quarrying was run by Black Ven Poet Sarah Acton as part of an artist residency.
The events were a great success, generating interest in the local area.
Enthused and inspired by these sharings, Black Ven was driven to create something new with this community...