Art in­stal­la­tion to be opened to the pub­lic

Loughborough Echo - - LETTERS -

A SPE­CIAL art in­stal­la­tion at Lough­bor­ough Gram­mar School is be­ing opened up for pub­lic view­ing this Satur­day, De­cem­ber 8.

Lough­bor­ough Schools Foun­da­tion marked the Cen­te­nary of WWI with a one-of-a-kind art in­stal­la­tion, de­signed and built by John Mars­den, who is a mem­ber of staff at the school.

Com­mem­o­rat­ing the 58 Lough­bor­ough Gram­mar School boys who fell in the first world war, the in­stal­la­tion com­bines 15 me­chan­i­cal pop­pies which are en­gi­neered to open and close when peo­ple hover to read the plaques de­tail­ing some of the for­mer pupils who lost their lives.

The in­stal­la­tion is sit­u­ated in the Or­angery, in the Tower at Lough­bor­ough Gram­mar School and is open for the pub­lic to view be­tween 10am and 12pm.

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