Tyne and Wear HER(11016): Ouseburn, Cumberland Arms, 'Seats with a View' - Details
Ouseburn, Cumberland Arms, 'Seats with a View'
By Bridget Jones, David Edwick and Tim Kendall. A circle of seats and stone blocks telling story fragments by Chris Bostock and Malcolm Green, storytellers based at the Cumberland Arms. Sword dancers and fiddle players also based at the pub, suggested the motifs which were carved onto the stone blocks. Flowers are carved into the seats and there is a standing stone inscribed 'The Grassy Hill'. Commissioned by the Ouseburn Art Project.
Art On the Riverside, Grainger Town Partnership, Arts Council England, Nexus and Newcastle City Council, Public Art in Newcastle - A Guide (booklet)