A record of wildlife in my garden and various trips to the Warwickshire countryside and occasionally further afield.
"To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand
And eternity in an hour."
From "Auguries of Innocence"
by William Blake
Friday, 19 July 2019
Museum of the Moon
For some time now I have been keen to go and see Museum of the Moon. I would really have liked to have seen it in a cathedral but it had either already visited local ones or was appearing a long way away.
Museum of the Moon (of which there are several) is touring around the UK and further afield. It was created by the UK artist Luke Jerram and shows detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. It measures 7 metres in diameter.
I discovered it was appearing last weekend at Birmingham Hippodrome's Summer in Southside Event so we decided to go along and have a look.
Underneath the moon there was a very good dance/acrobat display by two people in a circus/dance group from Leamington Spa - but sadly I failed to get a photo I could post as there were too many people watching.
We walked past the National Trust's Back to Backs Houses (visits are by guided tour only but I did have a
There were many events on mainly for families and children.
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