Sun­set for art’s sake

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Frank Hud­dle­stone was fas­ci­nated by the im­age of the sun set­ting cap­tured on Daniel Hof­mann’s cam­era dur­ing a mid­sum­mer pic­nic held at King’s Wood in Chal­lock.

Via Lucem Con­ti­nens (Av­enue Con­tain­ing Light), is an art­work com­mis­sioned by Stour Val­ley Arts in 2000 and cel­e­brated on Mid­sum­mer’s Eve ev­ery year.

In 1999, Pol­ish artist Lukasz Skap­ski and oth­ers planted an av­enue of 200 yew trees to frame the set­ting sun.

Ash­ford-based Stour Val­ley Arts or­gan­ises a pic­nic at the spot each year and if the weather al­lows, it makes a spec­tac­u­lar sight.

Al­though this year it was cloudy that didn’t stop many en­joy­ing the an­nual rit­ual.

Tod­dler Frank Hud­dle­stone takes a look at Daniel Hoff­man’s cam­era and, above Mr Hoff­man’s pho­to­graph

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