Dorset Moon - Sherborne Programme

Friday 5th July

12noon until midnight  - Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon

 

12noon until midnight

A Small Dream - R+D Studio

Film featuring Hema Palani (plays on a loop)

The story of a tiny Indian robot bound for the moon. A Small Dream is inspired by India’s real lunar ambitions and the rover they have created and identified as female. It combines dance and projection.

 

12noon until midnight

Earth Module - Matilda Skelton-Mace

Installation experience for 2 persons

Earth Module is a multi-faceted dome structure with room for two people that uses infinity mirror effects and subtle, organic lighting patterns to evoke the night sky contained within a tent so it can’t be seen until entry, its form is inspired by the interior of the Apollo 11 lunar module.

 

12noon until midnight

This Then Is The Moon - George Roberts

Individual VR headset experience

Mounted on a steel plinth a battered helmet inspired by Eugene Cernan’s Apollo 17 helmet – the last to view the Moon - which compliments a 150-second immersive digital VR headset experience that chronicles our ever-changing relationship with space. Made in collaboration with visual artist Natasha Salkeld and milliner Immy Howard.

 

2.30pm Regular Guided Tour of the Abbey

 

5.30pm

Call of the Wild Ra Zamora

Call of the Wild is a sound installation inspired by the wolf’s howl. Ra Zamora intends to create a primordial experience to transport people to the wild corners of their psyche, whilst feeling the lifeforce and restorative effect of the male and female wolves howling alone and then merging together. Accompanying poem will be distributed.

 

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Independent Event organised by The Eventurists

Moondust - Andrew Smith (ticketed & chargeable)

Author talk

Digby Memorial Hall

 

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Sherborne Abbey Choir Practice

 

11.30pm

Call of the Wild - Ra Zamora

Sound installation as above

 

Midnight

Sherborne Abbey closes (last entry 11.30pm)

 

Saturday 6th July

12noon until midnight  - Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon 

 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dorset Moon Saturday

Create rockets to mark the launch of Dorset Moon and the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019 with Artist, Darrell Wakelam

Drop in session for ages 4 – 11. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sherborne Library, Digby Hall, Hound Street - Sherborne

 

12noon until 1.00pm

A Small Dream - R+D Studio

Film featuring Hema Palani (plays on a loop)

The story of a tiny Indian robot bound for the moon. A Small Dream is inspired by India’s real lunar ambitions and the rover they have created and identified as female. It combines dance and projection.

 

12noon until 1.00pm

Earth Module - Matilda Skelton-Mace

Installation experience for 2 persons

Earth Module is a multi-faceted dome structure with room for two people that uses infinity mirror effects and subtle, organic lighting patterns to evoke the night sky contained within a tent so it can’t be seen until entry, its form is inspired by the interior of the Apollo 11 lunar module.

 

12noon until 1.00pm

This Then Is The Moon - George Roberts

Individual VR headset experience

Mounted on a steel plinth a battered helmet inspired by Eugene Cernan’s Apollo 17 helmet – the last to view the Moon - which compliments a 150-second immersive digital VR headset experience that chronicles our ever-changing relationship with space. Made in collaboration with visual artist Natasha Salkeld and milliner Immy Howard.

 

1.00pm until 5.00pm

Train like an Astronaut

FREE, fun, moon-related drop-in session for families

In partnership with The Paddock Project

Cheap Street Church, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ

 

2.00pm until 4.00pm

Abbey CLOSED for a private wedding (reopens at 4pm)

 

5.00pm until midnight

A Small Dream - R+D Studio

Film featuring Hema Palani (plays on a loop)

The story of a tiny Indian robot bound for the moon. A Small Dream is inspired by India’s real lunar ambitions and the rover they have created and identified as female. It combines dance and projection.

 

5.00pm until midnight

Earth Module - Matilda Skelton-Mace

Installation experience for 2 persons

Earth Module is a multi-faceted dome structure with room for two people that uses infinity mirror effects and subtle, organic lighting patterns to evoke the night sky contained within a tent so it can’t be seen until entry, its form is inspired by the interior of the Apollo 11 lunar module.

 

5.00pm until midnight

This Then Is The Moon - George Roberts

Individual VR headset experience

Mounted on a steel plinth a battered helmet inspired by Eugene Cernan’s Apollo 17 helmet – the last to view the Moon - which compliments a 150-second immersive digital VR headset experience that chronicles our ever-changing relationship with space. Made in collaboration with visual artist Natasha Salkeld and milliner Immy Howard.

 

5.30pm

Call of the Wild - Ra Zamora

Call of the Wild is a sound installation inspired by the wolf’s howl. Ra Zamora intends to create a primordial experience to transport people to the wild corners of their psyche, whilst feeling the lifeforce and restorative effect of the male and female wolves howling alone and then merging together. Accompanying poem will be distributed.

 

7.30pm until 8.45pm

Sherborne Abbey Choir, Summer Concert The Seven Stars

 

11.30pm

Call of the Wild - Ra Zamora

Sound installation as above

 

Midnight

Sherborne Abbey closes (last entry 11.30pm)

 

Sunday 7th July

12noon until midnight  - Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon

 

Noon until 5.00pm

Blast Off!

FREE, fun, moon-related drop-in session for families

In partnership with The Paddock Project

Digby Memorial Hall, Sherborne, DT9 3NL

 

12noon until midnight

A Small Dream - R+D Studio

Film featuring Hema Palani (plays on a loop)

The story of a tiny Indian robot bound for the moon. A Small Dream is inspired by India’s real lunar ambitions and the rover they have created and identified as female. It combines dance and projection.

 

12noon until midnight

Earth Module - Matilda Skelton-Mace

Installation experience for 2 persons

Earth Module is a multi-faceted dome structure with room for two people that uses infinity mirror effects and subtle, organic lighting patterns to evoke the night sky contained within a tent so it can’t be seen until entry, its form is inspired by the interior of the Apollo 11 lunar module.

 

12noon until midnight

This Then Is The Moon - George Roberts

Individual VR headset experience

Mounted on a steel plinth a battered helmet inspired by Eugene Cernan’s Apollo 17 helmet – the last to view the Moon - which compliments a 150-second immersive digital VR headset experience that chronicles our ever-changing relationship with space. Made in collaboration with visual artist Natasha Salkeld and milliner Immy Howard.

 

2.00pm

Wind and Unwind - Helen Ottaway

A new composition for musical box and voice

Performed by the composer and Melanie Pappenheim. Part of a new requiem Helen is writing in memory of her departed Mother. Working with themes of absence and the movement of the tides, drawing on the traditions of English folk song and liturgical music and collaborating with singer Melanie Pappenheim, Helen will unwind a ribbon of sound and movement, in homage to the moon.

 

3.00pm

Keith Wright in Conversation with Niki McCretton

Former engineer Keith Wright, from Nottingham, worked for NASA during Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s historic Apollo 11 landing on 16 July 1969. He was employed by the de Havilland engine company to work on the Blue Streak rocket, ahead of moving to the US in 1967. Join us for this illuminating talk about Keith’s time working on the moon landing project, meeting Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and how he managed to get a union jack on the moon! Suitable for all ages.

 

6.30pm until 8.00pm

Sherborne Abbey Evensong

Includes a presentation to the Abbey's Director of Music, Mr. Paul Ellis

 

8.30pm

Wind and Unwind - Helen Ottaway

A new composition for musical box and voice

Details as above

 

11.30pm

Call of the Wild - Ra Zamora

Sound installation as above

 

Midnight

Sherborne Abbey closes (last entry 11.30pm)

Dorset Moon Ends

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