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Fire on the Mountain

They lit fires on the mountain
They thought it would be fun
To set fire to the mountain
Then run, run and run

The birds upon that mountain
Didn't see it as a lark
As they tried to save their babies
In the fire and the dark

Nor did the snakes and lizards
And the baby rabbits
Who like to play
Their dead and roasted bodies
Can be seen up there today

The once green and yellow mountain
Is now dead and filled with ash
And the wildlife may never recover
Because some fool lit a match

by Dennis T Baker


Last Modified on: 05-11-2015

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Generation Games Exhibition

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27/04/2018 - 28/10/2018
Description:
This exhibition is a history of home computer games consoles throughout the ages

Amanda Denison Jewellery Showcase

Date:
04/08/2018 - 22/09/2018
Description:
Amanda Denison is inspired and intrigued by the traces left behind through decay and dilapidation and by the marks stamped on the urban environment. She is drawn to repeated elements that distort and change; her fascination with pattern and surface textures translates into her jewellery.

Leto & Ariadne Craft showcase

Date:
04/08/2018 - 22/09/2018
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Craft showcaseLeto & Ariadne is the studio label of Nick Ozanne, a handweaver working on hand operated wooden looms. All parts of the process are carried out by hand in the studio, from the initial design and preparation of the warp, through to the final washing and hand finishing of the fabrics.

Portal and One Year On Art Exhibition

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04/08/2018 - 22/09/2018
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Portal and One Year OnFeaturing the work of this year's top UK graduates in the applied arts
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