There’s a garden growing at Furnace Park. It isn’t just any garden though: this is an impossible garden. On the one hand, it is growing in a place where you might not have expected to find a garden this time … Read
With a great working weekend recently the garden has increased in scope. Many thanks to Fleurre de Filles for their contribution to the park. Other infrastructure includes the colourful new fence seen elsewhere. See post for the garden and seed bar latest growing!
Although winter is clearly setting in, there’s something very beautiful about Furnace Park at the moment…. The cuttings are still thriving in our seed bar, works by our artist in residence Simon Bill are coming to fruition on the perimeter … Read
Neurone is in construction. It started in September when we signed off on the final design, where I sent Ivan and Katya a dream in SketchUp, and they produced a design which took into account weather, cabling and transport. Dom … Read
We’re going to be working with the wonderful Fleurs de Filles, whose amazing ‘Under the Rainbow’ project was recently showcased at the Harrogate Autumn Show, to make a multi-sensory garden area for children, built entirely with recycled materials, at Furnace Park. … Read
It has been an exciting couple of weeks on the Furnace Park site. We hosted a screening of The Wicker Man as part of Sensoria Festival. As a venue for Art Sheffield (including being a featured venue in The Guardian … Read
See artist Ben Cain make a new sculpture, ‘We’re in a Delicate Phase’ and listen to a series of interventions on zero hours – the theme of Art Sheffield 2013 – by speakers including: Michael Jefferson (Hon. Secretary to the … Read
We’re pleased to announce that a free magazine about the first year of Furnace Park is now available as a pdf download: Furnace Park Magazine Hard copies are available at venues around Sheffield. The magazine includes articles by Amanda Crawley … Read