A Huge Glowing Moon Installation Will Float Above Bolton Abbey This Autumn

A Huge Glowing Moon Installation Will Float Above Bolton Abbey This Autumn

From the moon to Bolton Abbey, this artwork has toured all over the world leaving revellers in awe at the beautiful spectacle. And, now it is coming to Bolton Abbey in the Yorkshire Dales to mesmerise us Yorkshire Folk.

Set to be installed inside Bolton Abbey’s Priory Church, this floating moon installation is particularly stunning by night and measures a whopping seven metres in diameter and features detailed NASA imagery.

Credit: Luke Jerram

Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon will illuminate Bolton Abbey from the 11th to the 31st of October. The fantastic piece of art has travelled the globe featuring at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Beijing Watercube, the Natural History Museum in Austria as well as a little closer to home at Glastonbury Festival and even above the Strictly ballroom floor.

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Luke Jerram’s artwork features 120dpi detailed NASA imagert of the lunar surface of the moon which is approximately to the scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre represents 5km of the moon’s surface – incredible!

Credit: Luke Jerram

The installation will also feature surround sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award-winning composter Dan Jones making it a real immersive experience – and a delight for the senses.

Jerram is known worldwide for his large scale public artworks, and has created a number of extraordinary art projects that have excited and inspired people around the globe.

If you’d like to visit this event, then make sure you get tickets before they sell out. You can pre-book tickets here.

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