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Homing

June 10th 2017 to January 7th 2018 temporary Exhibition

500 young people from Ashington have worked with Woodhorn Museum and artist Bethan Maddocks to create 'Homing', a new art installation inspired by the tradition of homing pigeons.

'Homing' celebrates Ashington's 150th anniversary, and each pigeon carries a message about the young people's home town of Ashington, past, present and future.

 This beautiful and thought provoking installation opened on Saturday 10th June at the Northumberland Miners' Picnic.  

With special thanks to pupils from:

Josephine Butler Campus of the Northumberland Church of England Academy

Josephine Butler Primary Campus of the Northumberland Church of England Academy

Ashington High School

Thomas Bewick Campus of the Northumberland Church of England Academy

St Aidans R C First School 

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