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 |2019-02-19T13:30:21+00:00June 26th, 2013|blog, During the Show, Visiting|Comments Off on Pool House Pop-Up Gallery & Shop

Trapeze and Silks Performance

Alice Watson, the trapeze and silks performance artist is a must see at this year's show. I thought it would be good to post up her performance times for those wishing to catch one of her unique shows. Saturday 29th June, Sunday 30th June, Saturday 6th July, Sunday 7th July Performances start at : 12:00 [...]

By |2014-01-27T11:57:32+00:00June 19th, 2013|Visiting|Comments Off on Trapeze and Silks Performance

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome!

At the last Fresh Air my family and I discovered a sculpture that resembled our dog (a perfect bronze deerhound clone)! And on finding this photo I thought I'd mention that dogs are allowed at the sculpture show. During these preparation/installation days a whole host of dogs belonging to various members of the team have [...]

By |2019-02-19T13:30:32+00:00June 9th, 2013|Pre-Show, Visiting|Comments Off on Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome!

Delicious food with an equally delicious backdrop!

Another new departure this year is a pop-up restaurant at FRESH AIR to be held on Saturday evening, June 22nd.  Allium, Fairford's renowned restaurant, specialising in Modern British food, will be creating 8 courses of 'extraordinary food in an extraordinary setting' for up to 60 covers for the one night only. The plan is to [...]

By |2019-02-19T13:30:32+00:00May 24th, 2013|Visiting|Comments Off on Delicious food with an equally delicious backdrop!

Brownies, Paninis and all things good!

Just made a quick trip to 7a Coffee Shop in Fairford for a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Brownie - yum! Not only is this a great help with my University revision before the show starts but it reminds me that 7a are providing refreshments (as they have done for many shows now) at Fresh Air [...]

By |2019-02-19T13:30:33+00:00April 29th, 2013|Pre-Show, Visiting|Comments Off on Brownies, Paninis and all things good!


Welcome to Fresh Air 2013 - The Blog. Fresh Air is a biennial sculpture exhibition showcasing a mixture of traditionally modern and cutting-edge contemporary work in a stunning outdoor setting at the Old Rectory in Quenington. My name is Izzy Burton and I'm undertaking an Internship with the Quenington Sculpture Trust as an Assistant Curator [...]

By |2019-02-19T13:30:33+00:00April 28th, 2013|Pre-Show, Visiting|1 Comment