Scour II Art Project

The family friendly Scour Arts Project is returning for 2019 with Scour II at Forge Mill Museum and Arrow Valley Country Park and will be creating new artworks in the park and running a series of public art workshops.

Artworks throughout the Country Park will include a video projection event on 16th November in an undercroft of the Coventry Highway, a chalk sprayed stencil trail and a grass cut map artwork at Five Tunnels.

Project artists Keith and Liz will be joined by embroiderer Hanny Newton, walk artist Andrew Howe and botanical painter Nicky Ashford who will be running a series of exciting art workshops at Forge Mill Museum during May and June. Please join us if you can!

Sessions coming up

  • Art walk and mapping ideas workshop: Sat 25 May 2019, 11-4pm
  • “Hook and Line”: botanical drawing, stencils and spray painting: Saturdays 11am – 1pm: 18th May, 1st, 8th, 15th June. (N.B. 8th June will be an all-day session: 10-4pm)
  • “Follow the River”: Draw, stitch and collage. Thursdays 2 - 4pm, 23rd & 30th May/ 6th, 20th & 27th June

Cost: Adults: £8/ session. Families welcome, children free!


The project is being funded by Arts Council England, Arts in Redditch, The Elmley Foundation, Midcounties Co-op and Redditch Borough Council.

Artist Bio

Elizabeth Turner and Keith Ashford have collaborated on public art projects, residencies and exhibitions since 2000, you can read the artist bio here

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Book your place

To book on a session or find out more about the Scour II Art Project, contact the Forge Mill Needle Museum venue here.

Artists' blog

Visit artists Elizabeth Turner and Keith Ashford's dedicated project blog for session photos and other great content throughout Scour II!

Scour II Art Project

Scour II Art Project