Mosaic covered Open Air Theatre, Hackney Downs

Open Air Children’s Theatre, Hackney Downs designed by the Mosaic Makers

 

Open air theatre Hackney Downs designed by the Mosaic Makers

(Open Air Children’s Theatre, Hackney Downs designed by Tessa Hunkin and her team Mosaic Makers.) We have a wonderful new piece of art in Hackney.  Unveiled this Thursday 6th November, an exquisite open air theatre covered in a mosaic animals.  I nipped out this Sunday afternoon to have at look.

 

Detail from Open air theatre Hackney Downs designed by the Mosaic Makers

(Open Air Children’s Theatre, Hackney Downs designed by Mosaic Makers)  I didn’t take many pictures because its inside an enclosed playground for very young children.  One of the mums kindly said it was okay for me to take a few shots.  But I didn’t stay for long.

 

A detail from Open air theatre Hackney Downs designed by the Mosaic Makers

(Detail of mosaic interior, Open Air Children’s Theatre, Hackney Downs, designed by Mosaic Makers).  Many thanks to Spitalfields Life for posting about this.  Read the link for more pictures and information about how this project came about.

 

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(Hackney Downs, London E5) Taken around 3.30pm. This was the only patch of sunlight left.

 

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