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A project to creatively refresh a quirky town centre sculpture trail has now been completed. The original works by artist Jas Davidson were installed at locations around the town and have been given a new lease of life by artist Paul Kielty.
The trail refurbishment was commissioned by Oswestry BID and features such works as “Woden” in Castle Court, “New Art Movement” at The Willow Gallery, and the three original pieces, “Skinny Drinker”, at The Griffin Inn on Albion Hill.
“This creative project forms part of our remit to enhance Oswestry as a place to live and to attract visitors to strengthen our local tourism economy,” said BID manager, Adele Nightingale. “The project takes forward the existing works with new eye-catching colour schemes and sustainable materials. We’re really pleased with the outcome and would like to thank Paul, Jas, and Barry Jones, for their work, and Morgans Decorators Merchants too, for supporting the project.”
Now the sculpture trail refurbishment is complete, BID and Oswestry Borderland Tourism intend to promote the trail which has information plaques placed by each piece, as a new fun and free in-town attraction.