Woodland Sculptures for Witches of Pendle Forest

Made with found natural materials plus some steel and stone, the sculptures commemorate the 400th anniversary of one of the most absurd witch hunts in history.

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the Pendle Sculpture Trail mark the 400th anniversary of one of the most ludicrous witch hunts in history. Persecuted in a flit of mania at the Lanchashire trials, 10 of the so-called Witches of Pendle Forest were charged with murder and executed by hanging. This is all very disturbing of course, but Philippe Hardford’s extraordinary wooden sculptures Reconnected 1 and Reconnected 2 are bound to cheer you up.Woodland Sculptures

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