Town-Themed Sheep in Charity Auction
Thursday, 5th Sep 2019 12:17
An Ipswich Town-themed sheep, part of the The Blossom Charity’s Sheep Art Trail in Eye, is to go up for auction next week.
The Blossom Charity, who support teenage girls and women to be their best and live their lives to the full, organised its first Sheep Art Trail this summer – a theme chosen in celebration of hometown Eye’s historic connection to wool trade – in which sheep sculptures have been sponsored by local businesses and painted by local artists.
From Thursday 18th July until tomorrow, 24 life-sized decorated sheep, along with seven painted lamb sculptures, have been dotted around the town.
On Thursday 12th September, the sheep will be auctioned at Kenton Hall in Debenham.
In addition to the Town sheep, which was designed by artist Chris Newson, there is a musically-inspired sheep signed by the musician Rick Wakeman and one signed by Gary Avis who dances with the Royal Ballet.
The auction, which is sponsored by Imaginative Traveller, also includes other items for sale, including a Maggi Hambling painting and a framed T-shirt signed by Ed Sheeran, who is also the inspiration for one of the sheep, Ed Sheeram.
Please report offensive, libellous or inappropriate posts by using the links provided.
You need to login in order to post your comments
Blogs 269 bloggers
The Story Behind the Billy Kee Banner by ThatMuhrenCross
Sunday's defeat to Accrington Stanley was the first real low point of what has been a fantastic season following Ipswich Town. The performance on the field was nowhere near the standards we'd expect of a team that was flying high at the top of the table.
History Boys and Renaissance Men by Stowmarket
How many of us who were fortunate enough to have followed ITFC back in 1980 realised at the time that we were indeed blessed to be around to witness the greatest ever Ipswich Town side?
Round Three: Eagle by Kropotkin123
Par was set at five points from one win and two draws. We managed to get a haul of seven points, which means we were two under par. Google promises me that this is an eagle.
Stick With It by Moggasknockdown
Last season, following our most recent derby day disappointment, a late Monday afternoon discussion in the office had prompted a colleague to wonder what he might say to Marcus Evans if he were stuck in a lift with him.
Ipswich Town Polls
[ Vote here ]