Plantland: Tom Verity and Melanie Wheeler
7 October 2019 – 12 January 2020
Windmill Community Gardens, Dane Valley Road, Margate, CT9 2SH
Tom Verity & Melanie Wheeler have constructed a gothic greenhouse taking inspiration from medieval architecture contrasted with the everyday utility of a greenhouse. The structure contains a project exploring the political and social history of gardens, drawing upon local communities and wider society throughout history.
Opening week 7 – 11 October (open to the public 7, 8 & 10, 11 October) with the following events:
Monday 7 October, 09:30 – 11:00
as part of the Autism Morning, artist Melanie Wheeler will run a sensory activity for people coming for the event.
Tuesday 8 October, 10:00 – 16:00
Official opening of PLANTLAND.
This will include 2 guided tours at 11:30 and 14:30. View the gardens with a regular visitor or member of Windmill Community Gardens staff; then meet the Plantland artists Melanie Wheeler & Tom Verity for a tour of the installation.
Thursday 10 October, 10:30 – 12:30
Join artist Tom Verity at cabbage patch activities suitable for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult)
Friday 11 October
Tom Verity & Melanie Wheeler will join the well being group participants with a drawing / making workshop.