Sokari Douglas Camp

Festival Boat

Free*

Additional prices

*Parking charges apply

Sculpture trail map available

Visit all year
Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough. PE3 6LN
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Overview

Materials - Concrete on steel armature
Dimensions - 3300mm x 7300mm x 3700
Date Acquired - 1988

This piece was commissioned from the artist as part of the final Festival of Sculpture in 1989 which marked the end of the Development Corporation in Peterborough

This stunning large concrete piece on the bank of the river Nene takes as its source the festival boats used ceremonially in the artist’s native Nigeria.

Sokari Douglas Camp studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts, Central School of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art, London.

b. 1958, Buguma, Nigeria

Accessibility

The paths around the rowing lake are hard surfaced, flat and suitable for push chairs and wheelchairs.

Parking charges

There are solar powered pay and display payment machines in the car park. Payment can be made in cash at the machine or by card with the new mobile app. All instructions are on the payment machines in the car park.

It is free to park for one hour then £2.50 for 24 hours.

Sokari Douglas Camp

Festival Boat

Free*

Additional prices

*Parking charges apply

Sculpture trail map available

Visit all year
Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough. PE3 6LN
Click here

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