As the popular art exhibition Withdrawn comes to a close on Sunday 6th September, artist Luke Jerram has donated all five boats of the installation to community groups and worthy causes around Bristol and the South West. Found in Leigh Woods, a national nature reserve on the edge of Bristol, Withdrawn is an art installation and landmark event launched by artist Luke Jerram and the National Trust and their partners, the Forestry Commission. It has surprised and excited audiences as part of Bristol’s year as European Green Capital since 17th April when it first opened. The installation of five abandoned fishing boats, set within a tranquil glade in the woodland on the edge of the city, was designed to challenge people’s views on the impact of over-fishing and marine pollution on the future of our planet and eco-system. From April, the boats have been host to a variety of well received events including cinema nights, theatre performances, academic talks and discussions, walks, sto

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