What, Where and When

102.5 The Bridge Radio

Bridge Radio is following the pony trail! DJ Mark Williams will be keeping you up to date on progress of the project, including an on-air interview with me, Claire Starmer-Jones, on Friday 4th December at 3pm and Friday 23rd April at 1pm.


Stourbridge News

Stourbridge News is following the pony trail! Chief reporter, Bev Holder will be keping readers up to date on project progress throughout spring and summer.



Schools adopt a pony: Easter 2010

All schools taking part in the project will receive their pony around Easter. They will have the whole summer term to bring the sculpture to life. Schools taking part and artists working with the school include:

Blowers Green Primary School – Denise Stanton artist

Brierley Hill Primary – Alison Barton artist

Brook Primary School – School’s own artist

Cotwall End Primary – Nicci Barnes artist

Dudley Wood Primary – Anne Guest artist

Foxyards Primary – Natalie Gore artist

MASKA Pony by Hillcrest
MASKA Pony by Hillcrest

Jessons Primary – Denise Stanton artist

Milking Bank Primary – Ilona Bryan artist

Netherbrook Primary – Anne Guest artist

Netherton C of E Primary – Teresa Crawford – Docherty artist

Northfield Road Primary – Anne Crawford-Docherty artist

Peters Hill Primary – Fliss Quick artist

Woodside Primary – Gemma Hadley artist

Withymore Primary – Tanya Scott artist

The Mere PRU – Natalie Gore artist

Woodsetton Special – Rachel Griffiths artist

Bishop Milner Secondary – School’s own artist

Pony and artist at Netherton C of E Primary School
Pony and artist at Netherton C of E

High Arcal Secondary – School’s own artist

Hillcrest Secondary http://www.hillcrest.dudley.gov.uk/newartsweb/pages/community.html

Kingswinford Secondary – Hannah Kershaw artist

Pensnett High School – Fay Wales artist

Peters Hill Secondary – Justine Chamberlain artist

Oldswinford Hospital School Secondary – Tim Nash artist (2 ponies)

Redhill High School – working with Oldswinford Hospital School

Summerhill Secondary – School’s own artist

Thorns Secondary – John Chiverton artist

Mere's pony with artist and pupil
Pony at The Mere PRU

Wordsley Secondary – Tony While artist

Glasshouse College – Keith Brocklehurst artist

Stourbridge College – Rachel Griffiths artist

Pony 30: Dudley Performing Arts’ touring pony

Dudley Performing Arts’ has adopted ‘Gerald’ the pony to tour around the borough to raise awareness of the project in libraries, museums, galleries, tourist information offices etc. Keep an eye out for him in and around Dudley prior to the launch in July.


Pony trail launch: 2nd, 3rd & 4th July at Himley Hall & Park

The launch will take place at Dudley Performing Arts’ summer festival on 2nd, 3rd and 4th July 2010 at Himley Hall & Park. Come and see the paddock with all ponies on display. The Friends of Dudley Performing Arts will be looking after the ponies in their paddock and making sure they are comfortable during their 3 day visit to Himley. dpa festival poster 10

For details of the festival visit: www.dudley.gov.uk/dpa


Pony Trail: July, August and September 2010 in and around Brierley Hill

The trail routes have been established and take you on a tour of Brierley Hill, starting and ending at Moor Street car park. Routes of differing walking abilities will be identified and ponies positioned along them. Can you find your pony?

Moor Street car park – START

Seagers Lane

High Street

Mill Street

Venture Way

Embankment – Merry Hill

Level Street

High Street

Moor Street

Bell Street

Moor Street car park – END


Pony auction: October 4th 2010 at Copthorne Hotel 7pm

Want to buy one of the sculptures? You can at the pony auction next October. Prices will start at £600 reserve. For expressions of interest for a pony please contact Claire Starmer-Jones on 01384 813943.


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