We had an amazing time taking part in Lewes Light this year. We received a vast amount of assistance and support from Russell Beck and @LYTProductions to create our installation ‘The Lost Trees’ at the magic circle.
Tucked away behind Lewes castle, lies a long forgotten peace garden, the creation of Castle Gate House resident and author, Frank Frankfort Moore.
Local legends name the site as a place of witchcraft and sorcery, which inspired Frankfort Moore to create his own homage to ancient worship, a circle of towering trees. Today, all but two of the trees have long been lost to the passage of time, but amongst the tumbledown walls and creeping ivy, hints of lost splendor and whispers of magic remain.
Our installation was accompanied by a specially composed soundtrack by artist and musician Nigel Goss.
The metal leaves falling from the trees emphasized the feeling of trees shedding their leaves for the winter.
The theme from this years festival was missing to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1 and all of the installations were inspired by this period of time. We enjoyed visiting all of the sites and here’s some highlights of the festival.