Visit – Art Gene & the Ship Inn Project on Piel Island

Piel Island, 2011. Photo: Maddi Nicholson

21 April 2012


North Member Programme, Trip

Art Gene
Bath Street, Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria, LA14 5TY

Please note there will be a charge to cover the costs of this event.

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event is postponed until later in the year.

Art Gene delivers innovative art, design and architecture projects in the social, natural and built environment. During 2011 they worked in partnership with Barrow Borough Council on a number of initiatives under the banner of ‘Barrow by Design’. One of these projects was the refurbishment of the Ship Inn on Piel Island. Exhibits include a King’s table, engraved with social, historical and wildlife images, a ‘cabinet of curiosities’, beer maps, and a map of the Island.

Join Maddi Nicholson and Stuart Bastik, artists and directors of Art Gene, to hear about this project and for a tour of Piel Island. The day will include a boat trip and lunch at the Ship Inn.

This event is part of a series of events programmed by the Contemporary Art Society in the North West. Membership costs £50 per year / £25 for students.

If you are not yet a member and would like to join, or to receive further information about the organisation and its activities, please contact Mark Doyle at or call 07891 880 498.


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