The Long View Video & Exhibition Extension

It has been just over two months since The Long View exhibition opened in Grizedale Forest. We’ve been more than heartened with the wonderfully positive response and the numbers of people who have made their way to the gallery, and we’re delighted to announce that the show will carry on for longer than originally planned… Read More

The First Treefold is Here!

Grizedale Forest’s latest sculpture is now in place, and it’s the first of three treefolds being created as a legacy of The Long View and one of the Charter Art Residencies to mark the new Charter for Trees, Woods and People. From a pile of stones to a thing of beauty … in just one week. Read More

The Long View Exhibition

The Long View exhibition is at Grizedale Forest June 21st – August 31st 2017. Trees, The Lake District, Walking, Photography, Poetry … a celebration of all of these and an invitation to pause and reflect.
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Taking the Long View in the Troutbeck Valley

I’ve just seen a blackcap fly out of the tree, wander around the grass by the trunk, then fly onto a rock in the beck. White belly, dust brown back and wings, and a black cap to top off its white face. A dipper flew by earlier and now a pair of ducks – mallards – has… Read More

Rising Above the White Noise : Blue at the Langstrath Birch

There was nothing but white noise. I was standing in the centre of it, shaking from the adrenalin that surged through me with the fear of slipping as I jumped from one wet rock to another, trying to keep myself steady while holding a 44-metre spread of sixty words that were weighty with water. At… Read More