Pig-geswyk unveiled! Pigs Gone Wild trail goes live
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Lois named her pig "Pig-geswyk", which is a reference to the Medieval name of her hometown, Ipswich, "Gip-peswyk" ('place' or 'market' of the River Gipping). The design features two of her favourite Ipswich townscapes: the elegant and historic facade of the Elizabethan Christchurch Mansion on one side, and the stylish contemporary Ipswich Waterfront (including the UCS Waterfront building and the marina) on the other.
Pigs Gone Wild Prize Draw: Luxury Family Holiday at Woodfarm Barns, Suffolk
The 500 year old thatched holiday cottage features a large lounge and open fire, 3 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms, a farmhouse kitchen, dining room, large garden and kitchen garden. The venue is also very dog-friendly! For full details, please visit: https://woodfarmbarns.com/pigs-gone-wild-suffolk/
Video credits: DaveBulow Photography
Below: 5 Minute video - "A Brush with a Pig" - the story of Pig-geswyk
Below: "A Brush with a Pig - in Timelapse"
From the Pigs Gone Wild website:
"St Elizabeth Hospice has teamed up with Wild in Art to stage Suffolk’s biggest ever mass-participation, public art event – Pigs Gone Wild.
"The interactive sculpture trail will feature more than 40 pigs across Ipswich and beyond. This summer, from 27 June to 2 September, you will be able to follow the trail, collect points with our Pigs Gone Wild app and to try to see as many of the sculptures as possible.
"The pigs, beautifully decorated by artists and generously sponsored by local businesses, will be on show for 10 weeks this summer. They will be joined by a sounder of junior pig sculptures designed by local school children and teachers, which will appear in litters across the town.
"After you have enjoyed Pigs Gone Wild during its 10-week extravaganza, the large pig sculptures will be auctioned to raise funds for St Elizabeth Hospice."
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