Posts Tagged ‘ Angel of the North ’

Crosby Beach: art meets industry meets wildlife

Apr 19th, 2013 | By

Mhairi Gordon-Preston enjoys a day out at Crosby Beach – the home of ‘Another Place’, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley

View from the top: England’s tallest attractions

Jan 31st, 2013 | By

Today sees a new icon on the London skyline, open its doors to the public for the first time. The View from the Shard – the visitor attraction at the tallest building in western Europe – will offer visitors a whole new perspective on the capital

The White Horse Angel of the South

Feb 11th, 2009 | By

Just in time for the Olympics, (so its still 3 years away then) organisers have announced that Mark Wallinger, a former Turner prize winner, has been selected to build a giant statue of a white horse in north Kent. Given the success in attracting tourists to the Angel of the North near Gateshead, this is an attempt to replicate that success.But will it?Probably. Anything that will stand 50 metres tall (say 150 foot) can’t help but get noticed. But being so tall and being on
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