May Event Weekend

Painting

Event Weekend: 26 & 27 May

Scorchio! The first Biennial weekend was hot and crowded, with record visitor attendance and a full compliment of events including Curators' Tours and talks from Juneau Projects, Retro Aviation's Richard Parr and Manchester Airport Fire Crew's John Alldread.

In the Parkland on Sunday, Juneau Projects' hosted their 'Feral Painting Competition' and in the Mansion and Gardens, the Dahinden-Kleeb-Phillips Trio staged a four-hour improvisation, Flügelflug, in collaboration with Charbel Ackermann, which included performances on an 1815 Square Piano, Alphorn, Melodica, Crotales, Thai gong, radios, toys, field recordings and sampled sounds.