Woodland Lumiere 2021

If you are having trouble finding a timeslot or would like to be informed of any last minute slots that become available for the Woodland Lumiere please email sarah.cannell1@gmail.com

Woodland Lumiere 2021 is a new project which has been made possible by Creative Odyssey CIC (Community Interest Company) who develop arts projects in nature to inspire and soothe the soul @creative.odyssey and @raveninghamsculpturetrail on Instagram. A gentle walk through twinkling woods at twilight with art, music and poetry.

An idea visualised and curated by Sarah Cannell, featuring work by: Laura Cannell, Liz Cannell, Mal Cannell, Rebecca Clifford, Kally Davidson, Jan Hughes, Andy Jarrett, Georgina Johnson, Lizzie Lawrence, Rachael Long, Di McKenna, Cindy Lee Wright, Polly Wright, Terry Wright.

To visit the Woodland Lumiere please book one non-refundable timeslot. You may then visit the Lumiere within a group of up to 6 people, paying for additional adults when you arrive. Adults £6 each, under 18s free. Please ensure you follow social distancing rules when walking around the Lumiere. The Ravenous Cafe will be opening during the evening 7.30 – 10pm for hot drinks, soup and light snacks with outdoor seating. Open between 7.30-10pm, 14th April to 9th May 2021. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome.

Please be aware that the ground is uneven in places and this is a night time walk. The paths have been raked and lit but you should wear suitable sturdy footwear and warm clothing. This walk is not suitable for anyone who may find walking over uneven ground difficult, it takes approx. 30 mins to walk the loop.

The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS AND ARTWORKS – All works were created over the past 18 months with support from Creative Odyssey CIC. Click on the artist’s name to view more of their work.

Mushroom Installation – Kally Davidson – With a small grant for materials Kally was able to experiment with UV reactive wools and UV light in her recent crocheted mushrooms for the installation in the cherry orchard.

Music Soundscape – Laura Cannell – All of the music at this year’s Lumiere has been created by Laura who draws inspiration from nature to create complex compositions for fiddle and recorder. She recorded deer barking and the dawn chorus at Raveningham to create the soundscape at the beginning of the Woodland Lumiere.

Marsh Ponies – Rachael Long / Andy Jarrett / Sarah Cannell – The 3 Marsh Ponies are fire sculptures which were created collaboratively specifically for the Woodland Lumiere.

Pom Pom Tree – Created by Laura Cannell with additional creative support from Kate Ross, Liz Cannell and Bella Brown. Between them they created over 1000 pompoms for Laura’s installation Sing As The Crow Flies for Raveningham Sculpture Trail 2019. Laura has kindly loaned the pom poms to the Woodland Lumiere this year.

Poetry – Mal Cannell created the first poetry album of his selection of favourites during the first lockdown in April 2020. The album is available here and was funded by Creative Odyssey CIC with money from sales going back into Arts Projects at Raveningham.

Owls – Cindy Lee Wright The owls and hare were created during lockdown specifically for the woodland walk area from illustrations created by Cindy which has then been carved or laser cut to create these magical creatures.

Ship of Light – The Ship is a fire sculpture which was created collaboratively by Sarah Cannell, Rachael Long and Andy Jarrett in January 2020.

Boat Lanterns -Lizzie Lawrence – Created by Lizzie at Raveningham during lockdown the boats create a bobbing, glowing harbour around the Ship of Light.

Poetry – Polly Wright – Polly’s poetry evokes a dark yet familiar East Anglian landscape steeped in folklore, history and passion.

Magical Moths – Di McKenna, Georgina Johnson, Jan Hughes, Terry Wright all created moths during lockdown 2021 working with a variety of materials and taking inspiration from indigenous Norfolk moths.

Glass Worlds – Liz Cannell is the site manager, logistics extraordinaire for Raveningham Sculpture Trail and Woodland Lumiere and she felt inspired to create these fabulous glass worlds in the secret garden.

Flaming Pony Projection – Laura Cannell / Kate Ellis / Sarah Cannell / Rachael Long / Andy Jarrett – The first Marsh Pony was created on 3rd December 2020 by Rachael, Sarah and Andy. Sarah filmed the first burning of the pony which then had a soundtrack featuring Laura and Kate added to it. The film projection onto the front


Woodland Lumiere 2021 A3 Poster

All sales of Woodland Lumiere Posters will enable more Creative Odyssey CIC events to happen. Thank you for supporting us 🙂 Incl. P&P to UK.

£5.00


We started experimenting with artworks for the Woodland Lumiere at night and twilight in 2019/2020.

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Annie Fenton – warp threads with UV light and laser pen – 2020
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Kally Davidson – crochet with UV thread and light – 2020