Your Amazing Art Finds

A picture paints a thousand words, and we like to think that spectacular sculptures, statues and street-art does the same! 

This week, we sent you, our local agents, out on an art-spotting mission to seek out the weird and wonderful artwork from around your neck of the woods. Here are our top picks for your Amazing Art Finds across the UK!

Our No. 1 Art Find

Mission Three Winner - Amazing Artwork

Location: Sneinton Market, Nottingham

Submitted by:  Nigel Sarsfield

Artwork Notes: Amazing spray art – there’s a graffiti shop here so it’s not surprising there are plenty of great artworks in the area!

Congratulations to Nigel – you’ve won the Sketching Starter Kit so it’s time to get creative! 

The Best of the Rest

1 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Isle of Wight

Location: Isle of Wight

Submitted by:  Beverley Giles

Artwork Notes:  Found peeping out of the trees along the Red Squirrel Trail between Sandown and Newchurch.

2 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Bromley

Location: Market Square, Bromley, Kent

Submitted by:  Katherine Rider

Artwork Notes:  Lovely Charles Darwin mural, marks the fact that Darwin lived in Downe for many years.

3 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Preston

Location: Preston

Submitted by:  Chloe Higgins

Artwork Notes:  This art mural has been painted at the Northern way pub in Preston. It’s about coronavirus. Chloe says: “It’s a very moving piece of art work from my point of view as my mum is a nurse and works for the NHS on a covid Ward. She has also beat the virus herself.”

4 Mission Three Amazing Artwork nr Lichfield

Location: Shenstone, Nr Lichfield

Submitted by:  Jade Prince

Artwork Notes:  This fallen tree has be re-sculptured into a fish beside the Bourne Brooke on the Lammas Land, Shenstone, near Lichfield. He also has a few dear friends on the other side of the water.

5 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Oswestry

Location: Oswestry

Submitted by:  Sandra Bird

Artwork Notes:  These guys are always hanging around outside a pub in Oswestry.

6 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Ramsgate

Location: Ramsgate

Submitted by:  Jane Young

Artwork Notes:  Ramsgate on the entrance to a now unused lift from the west cliff tops down to the beach.

7 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Aberdeen

Location: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen

Submitted by:  Susan Middler

Artwork Notes:  It looks like this poor guy is stuck on a clue 🤣

8 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Sheffield

Location: Sheffield

Submitted by:  E Alvey

Artwork Notes:  Phlegm’s art appears all over Sheffied. It’s art like this that makes me love this slighly downtrodden city.
This beauty is opposite Mount Zion on Westfield Terrace, Sheffield.

9 Mission Three Amazing Artwork Cheltenham

Location: Cheltenham

Submitted by:  Helene Grandison

Artwork Notes:  This shark is on the Honeybourne Line in Cheltenham. Really clever.

10 Mission Three Amazing Artwork norwich

Location: Norwich

Submitted by:  Martin Thirkettle

Artwork Notes:  This is an illustration of some of the prominent buildings in the Norwich skyline painted on the side of a building in Castle Street, Norwich.

Our Trail Writers’ Top Picks

TW Amazing Artwork Picks

TOP L-R: Callington, Cornwall – Callington is well know for its murals – this is one of several which depict the history of the town. Nr Maenporth, Cornwall – Nature’s Art! Digbeth – just one of several amazing artworks you’ll spot on the Digbeth Treasure Trail!

BOTTOM L-R: Lower Largo – Malagan Scultpure – amazing art by Alan Faulds who paints on driftwood. Poplar, London – The Traffic Light Tree! Truro, Cornwall – part of a fairy village hidden away in a small woodland.

Your Next Assignment!

Your fourth MISSION is now live! You have until 11:59pm on Wednesday 25th November 2020 to shout loud and proud about your local… events, eats and traditions!

We want to know all about what goes on down your way. Whether it’s entertaining events and traditions that take place where you live or strange recipes and delicacies that originate from (or only exist in) your hometown, let us know! 

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