Red Earth: GENIUS LOCI

20 February - 30 April 2017
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Overview

GENIUS LOCI is a series of installations and performative events taking place in the house and grounds of Berrington Hall by acclaimed site-specific artists Red Earth, commissioned by the National Trust to respond to Berrington in a year-long residency celebrating Capability Brown's final landscape. Red Earth have been working with NT staff, volunteers, musicians and the general public creating site-specific work sculpture installations in response to Capability Brown’s visionary transformation of the Berrington parkland, bringing together house, park and the wider landscape to reveal Brown’s creative genius.

The artists worked on-site using materials sourced at Berrington, the installations emerging as the year progressed: across the parkland, in the woods and finally in the lake. GENIUS LOCI ends with STRANGE MAGIC, an atmospheric journey across the Berrington landscape. Live music, folk song, fire, performance and pyrotechnics draw together the year’s events in a closing celebration at dusk celebrating Brown's ingenious design and paying homage to the workforce who made his vision a reality.

Further Details

  • Event type:  Family friendly
  • Cost:  GENIUS LOCI - Free - normal admission charges apply. STRANGE MAGIC Adult £15 Child £7.50 Family £37.50
  • Location:  Berrington Hall, nr. Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 ODW
  • Opening times: 

    10.00- 17.00 daily

  • Accessibility Details:  The installations are in house and landscape. Buggies are available.
  • Telephone:  01568615721
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