Military Boots Project: Update

2Many of you will recall the Military Boots project that we blogged about last October. The project, which was led by Nottinghamshire artist Joy Pitts, invited people to stitch names of soldiers from the First World War into strips of cotton, which she would arrange into a coherent image of a pair of military boots. The blog was one of our most popular and it was clear that Joy’s project attracted a lot of interest.

The project has now been completed and you can see some images of the finished piece below.

The artwork will be exhibited at Lace Market Gallery, 25 Stoney Street, Nottingham NG1 1LP from the 23rd April to the 13th May 2015. The gallery is open Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm term time only







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  • April 25, 2015 at 12:17 am

    A big thank you to all participants of Military Boots that came along to the Preview on 23rd April. Many of you feeling inspired to carry out family history as a result of being involved. If you are yet to visit please call in to see your contribution to this wonderful memorial and to collect a brochure. The exhibition runs until 13th May 10 – 4 Monday to Friday.


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