Sculpture at Lesnes
Wood, metal, mosaics: find the inspiring art around Lesnes Abbey Woods.
Each of the main entrances have beautiful gateways designed by Trish Hawes of Cornish landscape architects MeiLoci and fabricated by Heather Burrell. The design of the gates is inspired by the curved arches and doorways of the Lesnes Abbey and the abbot’s crozier.
There are six stunning wood sculptures by Tom Harvey (better known as Carver Harvey) which are situated throughout the woods and park. Harvey uses a mixture of chainsaws and chisels to create large artworks out of tree stumps and trunks.
Situated near the Abbey and the Mulberry tree is a beautiful mosaic inspired by the monks of Lesnes Abbey. It was created by London-based Gary Drostle. He is an award-winning artist specialising in site-specific art, painted murals, floor and wall mosaics and mosaic sculptures. He also created the stunning mosaic fish situated on a roundabout in Erith.
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