SD7907 : Irwell Sculpture Trail, James and his Ball of Fire

taken 6 years ago, near to Radcliffe, Bury, Great Britain

Irwell Sculpture Trail, James and his Ball of Fire
Irwell Sculpture Trail, James and his Ball of Fire
This giant stainless steel origami-style dinosaur is one of three public artworks which were unveiled at Close Park in Radcliffe during November 2006. It takes its inspiration from the former paper making industry in Radcliffe. The reflective materials respond to different light and weather conditions.

The sculptures, part of the Irwell Sculpture Trail, are the result of a joint project between artist Mark Jalland and pupils of Radcliffe Hall Primary School. When designing the sculptures, the artist was inspired by the ideas generated by the children through a series of interactive workshops and Radcliffe's former paper-making and fabrication industries.

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The Irwell Sculpture Trail
The Irwell Sculpture Trail is the largest sculpture route in the UK. It follows a winding route which extends for more than 33 miles from Bacup to Salford Quays and features more than 70 artworks from local, national and international artists.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 January, 2014   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 14 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7970 0767 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.9147N 2:18.4781W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7970 0768
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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