ExLab commissions are scattered around the county – what better way to visit them and view the coastline that inspired them than to join us on our special ‘tour with a twist’. The journey offers a unique experience involving, art, travel, landscape and information, accompanied by at least two of our team of scientists, artists or curators.
We’ve joined up with local tour company Discover Dorset. To book on the finale trip please visit Discover Dorset website here.
Each whole day tour is only £20 per person. Book now!
Finale Tour = b-side & ExLab
Sunday 9th September – the final day of both London 2012 Festival events – not to be missed!
A Natural History of Pseudomorphs by Simon Ryder photo by Andy Whale
10.00 Pick up Bournemouth Station, travel to Durlston Castle
11.00 Arrive Durlston remain there for 1 hour (there is a café here)
12.00 Travel to Spyway Barn, Durnford Drove, Langton Matravers, Swanage, BH19 3LD
12.30 Arrive at Spyway
13.30 Travel to Portland
15.00 Arrive National Coastwatch Training Centre, Old Higher Lighthouse, Portland Bill, DT5 2JT (there is a café here)
16.00 Travel to Underhill for B-Side Festival
- Fortuneswell – Babygrow at Launderette (in window), Joe Stevens digital work (in cafe), Frances Scott film (in shop window)
- Esplanade – Portland Colour Library (Quiddles Cafe and Portland Museum)
- Also John Maine earthworks to see (near Quiddles)
- Esplanade – Array (Near Cove Inn)
17.00 Return to Bournemouth
No tours are presently scheduled to view Burton Bradstock to visit Probscis’s work. However, you can get there easily on public transport. The X53 bus service runs through Burton Bradstock from Weymouth and Bridport five times a day and the 110 service runs every Wednesday and Friday. The beach is a short walk from the village.
Storyweir by Proboscis at Burton Bradstock, photo by Pete Millson
Jurassic Coast WHO also has a brilliant map showing public transport too, download it here.