Sunday 13 November 2016

The BFG Dream Jar Trail

The BFG Dream Jar Trail is a trail of dream jar sculptures created by artists and celebrities. The jar were bought together by visitlondon and Unilever as well as the sponsors. There are in total 50 sculptures with 46 placed in London and 4 outside London. The trail was created in celebration of Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday and the release of The BFG film. Auction sales of the Dream Jar sculptures all goes towards charity Save the Children. The trail ran from 9 July – 31 August 2016.

The BFG Dream Jars were created using technology specialists 3D Eye. The models were first created 3D and then miniature versions were created. Then they were assembled fully to create the full sized jars.
Here are a selection of Dream Jars in the trail:
Jamaican Roots – Levi Roots

Sisterhood – Chloe, Poppy and Cara Develevigne
Monkey Business – Graham Norton

Dreamy Dreaming Dreams Dog – Robert Bradford

Never-Ending Christmas – Tom Fletcher

We All Dream of Ice Cream  - Erin O’Connor

Enchanted Forest – Naomi Campbell

A Dreamy Dancer’s Dream – Karen Elson

Dream of England – Dame Helen Mirren MBE

Innocence – HRH The Countess of Wessex

Mayor of Dreamland – Cllr, Robert Davis MBE DL

The Merry Go Round – Mark Rylance

Read – HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

Believe in Extraordinary – Team GB

Sweet Dreams – Steven Spielberg

Once Upon a Dream – Angelababy

Theatre of Dreams – Tim Minchin

Dream Big – Romero Britto

The Eternal Dreamer – Hayden Kays

I Dreamt I Could Fly – Quentin Blake

Penny for your Thoughts – Jane Morgan

The Diamond Garden – Hatton Garden

Home Is Where the Heart Is – Dominic West

I Dream of the Universe – Professor Stephen Hawking

A Whale’s Tale – Maisie Williams

Creativity Takes Flight – Geraldine van Heemstra

Golden Phizzgunner Dreams – Arsenal Football Club

Totem Pole – Nadiya Hussain

The Heart Takes Over – David Weir CBE

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine – Jenny Packham

Ship of Dreams – Sir Ben Ainslie

For the Love Animals – Simon Cowell

City of Dreams – Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

For the Love of the Hedgehog – Zoella

The Open Dream – Justin Rose

Healthy Start, Happier Lives – RB

Up, Up and Away – Niall Horan

Safe – Ryan McElhinney

Tree of Dreams – Jill Berelowitz

Happy Jumble of Life – Sophie Dahl

Saturday 12 November 2016

Remembrance Art Trail

Remembrance Art Trail is a trail at Canary Wharf from Tuesday 1 – Sunday 13 November 2016 and is the first UK Remembrance art trail. It was created by Mark Humphrey, in association with the Royal British Legion. The construction was assisted with help from the Corps of Royal Engineers. On Armistice Day, a 2 minute silence at 5 locations of the artworks. There are 7 sculptures in total in the trail:

1. Lost Armies – Jubilee Park

2. Boots on the Ground – Westferry Circus

3. ANA (Army, Navy & Airforce) Triptych – Jubilee Plaza

4. Fallen Soldier – Reuters Plaza

5. Point of Everyman’s Land in Jubilee Place Lower Mall Level -2

6. Lost Soldiers in Adams Plaza

7. Brothers in Arms in Cabot Place