The clay figures have been made in a series of workshops held in locations all around Cheddar between January and May 2023. Workshops were held at Bridget’s studio, in local businesses and organisations, at the Mendip AONB rangers station, park runs, local Men’s Shed and WI, in social and care settings, at the local School, and in public workshops and pop-up events.
For those who couldn’t attend a workshop it was made possible to create a sculpture at home and send it back to the team for firing and inclusion in the exhibition and trail.
The figures were brought together in a one day exhibition at Cheddar Catholic Hall on 21 May where you could view them all together. Over 300 visitors enjoyed the exhibition and cake donations.
Now they are all installed in a public walking art trail – An opportunity to explore Cheddar and see the artworks placed in different settings around the town.