Esme’s Garden

This year the Pool House gallery has been transformed into Esme’s Garden, as a tribute to the former head gardener Esme Bradburne. The theme this year is Botany and inside the gallery there are beautifully painted ceramics by Kim Donaldson and a selection of jewellery boxes by Chris Eckersly and Ardyn Griffin. […]

By | June 23rd, 2015|blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busy bees at Hatherop Primary School …

Many schools visit Fresh Air every time it's on. I remember when I was at Hatherop Primary and I did the traditionally walk to Fresh Air and spent the day drawing the sculptures I liked best. I remember having great fun exploring the gardens, and as a child that was drawing all the time the [...]

By | July 3rd, 2013|blog, During the Show|Comments Off on Busy bees at Hatherop Primary School …

Behind the scenes

It's the last week so I thought we should fit in a bit more of an in depth photo post of what's been happening. Featuring many 'birds and bees' to fit in the Pool House theme. The show has been carrying on as usual, everyone rather stunned after the huge number of people that descended [...]

By | July 3rd, 2013|blog, During the Show|1 Comment

Around the beautiful gardens

I can't believe we are already entering the last week of the show ... it's gone so quickly! We hope you've all enjoyed it so far, and have been to visit at LEAST once and have recommended it to lots of people. Fresh Air always seems to be a great opportunity in my family to [...]

By | June 30th, 2013|blog, During the Show|Comments Off on Around the beautiful gardens

Pool House Pop-Up Gallery & Shop

I've spent a lot of the last two days helping out Eliza and Miranda, and their helpers, with the Pool House Pop-Up Gallery at Fresh Air. The shop is a must-see at the show as it showcases some of the smaller sculptural items, and allows crafts to be shown as well as sculptures. I thought [...]

By | June 26th, 2013|blog, During the Show, Visiting|Comments Off on Pool House Pop-Up Gallery & Shop

Studio Seven Textiles Workshop at Fresh Air 2013

On Sunday I had the pleasure of joining in with the Studio Seven workshop for students studying, or wishing to study, textiles. Studio Seven is a group of individual textile artists who come together to collaborate to create performances where textiles is the leading idea, and choreography, dance, and character is all based around the [...]

By | June 24th, 2013|blog, During the Show|Comments Off on Studio Seven Textiles Workshop at Fresh Air 2013

What else the Quenington Sculpture Trust gets up to …

Quenington Sculpture Trust, with funding from the Arts Council, runs Community Visit days such as Art Lift, which allows people who wouldn't usually hear about the show, or attend it, to get involved. Art clubs and various different groups come to the Fresh Air show for the day and are treated to a tour by [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|blog, During the Show|Comments Off on What else the Quenington Sculpture Trust gets up to …

The sun makes an appearance!

A few days in and we've not had the best weather. Arriving this morning the dogs obviously thought we were in for another chilly, grey day as they snuggled up by the AGA ( don't they look cute!) However before long the above scene was transformed into the one below ... swapping the warm AGA [...]

By | June 19th, 2013|blog, During the Show, Sculptures & Artists|Comments Off on The sun makes an appearance!