Open Call | Pendle Sculpture Trail, Lancashire


Application deadline: Friday 24 November, 12 noon.

Pendle Sculpture Trail is a popular visitor attraction near Barley in the district of Pendle in Lancashire. It has a number of artwork creations which were placed in their woodland setting of Aitken Wood in 2012. It originally involved the work of four different artists. For a map of the site and the sort of artwork on this trail please look at the trail leaflet which can viewed and downloaded from visitpendle.com//sculpture-trails.

As part of the development of this trail they are intending to expand it with the installation of additional artwork creations and sculptures. They are inviting artists to provide a quotation or quotations for pieces that you would like to be part of this trail. The price quoted should include on-site installation costs, and would include, before award of contract, a Method Statement/Risk Assessment on how you would safely and securely install your piece in the woodland.

In order to guide artists better they have set out some guide prices for the artwork in approximate ranges.

  • Small pieces – £250 to £1000 each – 10 pieces in this category in total
    (Total min value £2,500 max value £10,000)
  • Medium pieces – £1000 to £2000 – 10 pieces in this category in total
    (Total min value £10,000 max value £20,000)
  • Large scale – £2000 to £5000 – 10 pieces in this category in total
    (Total min value £20,000 max value £50,000)

Total overall project value. Min £32,500 Max £82,500.
Artists may apply to create any number of pieces in any number of categories.

Please provide a price quotation for each sculpture or piece of artwork you wish to submit. The Quotation price should include all labour, transport and expenses required to complete the job. Please also provide an estimated timescale for implementing the piece/s (an estimate of number of hours to make and install your work). The quotation/s should be accompanied by pictures or sketches showing the idea/s for your artwork.

For more information and to download a submission form visit: visitpendle.com/sculpture-trail-submissions