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Trail 3 1 Grafton Centre CITY CENTRE 16 Cambridge 15 Trail 2 Sculpture Trails Trail 1 SOUTH CAMBRIDGE Parker’s Piece Finding your way.... 14 Included in these trails are 20th and 21st century 13 sculptures that are accessible in public places throughout the central area of Cambridge city. 12 Please note: The Fitzwilliam 11 • Many sculptures are located in college grounds where Museum 10 public access may be restricted in the pre-examination 9 season, mid April – mid June. There are other occasions when colleges may be temporarily closed so it is advisable 7 to telephone the Porters’ Lodge prior to your visit. 6 8 • Group visits should be arranged with Colleges in advance. Scott Polar Insitute • Dogs are not permitted in college grounds. 5 • Children must be accompanied by an adult. • Collections change periodically. A number of sculptures are on loan so some works shown in the leaflet may not be in place. For advice about places to stay and things to do, visit www.visitcambridge.org 2 3 1 Cambridge Sculpture Trails University Botanic Garden For more information please visit: www.cambridgesculpturetrails.co.uk 4 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Design: www.cantellday.co.uk A new and exciting way to discover modern sculpture in Cambridge. Three walking trails take you to outstanding pieces of sculpture sited in historic and modern Cambridge. Trail 1 South Cambridge Trail 2 City centre 1: Artist unknown 4: Helaine Blumenfeld 7: Lady Kathleen Scott 10: Fitzwilliam Museum Trail 3 West Cambridge Ceres – goddess of corn Chauvinist 1990 Youth 1920 Trumpington Street. Halfway Cement finished in bronze Norwegian blue granite Bronze through the walk, by Sculpture Each leaflet covers a different tour around the city centre. 9, is the Fitzwilliam Museum. Station Road. Commissioned sculpture on brick base Scott Polar Research Institute, More information about the sculpture and the artists is by Spillers Corn Merchants in Lensfield Road. Inscribed at Here, on the front lawn there is Hills Road – junction with available on our website www.cambridgesculpturetrails.org the 1930s. Probably influenced base ‘Lux Perpetua Luceat eis’ an exhibition of contemporary Brooklands Avenue. by Epstein and European (tr. ‘May perpetual light shine sculpture which will change Commissioned by Gredley Expressionism. (Temporarily upon them’). each Spring. Property Developments. Trail 1 begins at one of the gateways to Cambridge - the removed during reconstruction of the station area.) Railway Station. Although part of your walk is through busy streets, you will have the opportunity to see how sculpture can enhance an urban setting. From an evocative War Memorial to powerful abstract works, this trail leads you on a fascinating journey through the south side of the city, encountering two of Cambridge's most 11: Tessa Pullan famous and interesting landmarks – the Fitzwilliam Museum 5: Eric Sorenson (architect) 8: ‘Inukshuk’ meaning Untitled 1977 and the Scott Polar Research Institute. You will also pass the Crystalline design 1992 ‘Cairn in the shape of a man’ Bronze 2: R. Tait Mackenzie Flint Installed 1979 | Stone large open grass space known as Parker's Piece. War Memorial ‘Coming Home’ 1922 Corner of Regent Street and Crystallographic Data Centre, Scott Polar Research Institute, Gonville Place. Lloyds TSB Bank This walk will take approximately two hours to complete. Bronze Union Road. The flint refers to Lensfield Road. From Baffin (side elevation). There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs en route. Hills Road – junction with Station the building’s use. Island, Canada. Road. Statue of a young soldier 13: Esther Joseph 15: Colin Rose Built by Inuits to guide caribou. returning home, head turned The Diver 1990 Two Elements Uniting to Form back towards the Railway Station. Bronze a Contract 2005 Parkside Swimming Pool – Stainless steel inside main entrance. East Road. County Court Building. 12: Matthew Lane 6: Lady Kathleen Scott Sanderson Head of Robert Falcon Scott 1934 9: Kenneth Martin Grasshopper 2006 Bronze Abstract 1967 Steel 3: Artist unknown Scott Polar Research Institute, Aluminium on Portland stone Kett’s Oak 1962-3 base. The Greshams, Gonville Lensfield Road. Seen above the Place – facing Parker’s Piece. Sandstone bas-relief main door, this bust of Scott of 14: Betty Rea (completed Trumpington Street. A grasshopper was the Corner of Station Road. Kett’s the Antarctic was commissioned Representing a formula for a after her death by John Mills) 16: Peter Logan heraldic device adopted by two The Swimmers 1966 Moonstone, Arrows and Obelisk Oak (Norfolk) where, in 1549, by the building’s architect, helical screw propeller, this successful Tudor merchants, Bronze 1990s the rebel Robert Kett met with his Sir Herbert Baker. piece was constructed with the Sir Thomas and Sir John Stainless steel kinetic mobile followers and began an abortive help of the Engineering Parkside Swimming Pool – Mill Gresham, to signify their rapid attempt to seize the city of Department’s workshops. Road side. Grafton Centre, East Road. rise from modest rural origins. Norwich from the Crown.
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