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Big Things – Public Art Project

An exciting, new programme for a major UK Broadcaster is being developed, and it needs the help of parish councils to get the word out to the residents of small villages and communities around the UK

The idea behind the show is that the organisers will be funding numerous public art projects around the country and they want the public to nominate their own village to win the chance of creating a new landmark for their community

The unique process will see established artists working with the local people to create large pieces of public art that have specific meaning to their community. They want them to use public art as a way of creating a  discussion about their own shared collective identity

They would like residents of small towns and villages to get in touch and tell them what makes their hometown so special. Does it have a rich history? Is something or someone famous associated with it? Do they have interesting traditions? Has the community fallen on hard times and is in need of reminding people about  how special it really is? What is their unique story?

The most important thing is that the town or village has a strong sense of community and a commitment to the project, as this is a journey they will all go on together with the goal to create a legacy piece of public art that generations will be proud of

Please see Big things poster final for more details.

A member of the team will be in touch to any applicants they wish to progress further.

Thank you in advance

Team Big Things