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22 November 2017
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Riverside geese fall 'fowl' of Storm Ophelia PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 21 October 2017 15:59

geese at riverside3The glinting silver geese at Riverside Park near Cobden Bridge have been brought down following damage by Storm Ophelia.

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The geese first flew in to the park in January 2016, after they were originally commissioned by the National Trust for an installation in the winter garden at Mottisfont.

The work, by Bitterne Park artist Sarah Filmer, was refurbished after previous storm damage in 2016. A crowd funding campaign to pay for the restored geese beat its £700 target in just 24 hours.

While it seems unlikely the geese will fly again after Ophelia’s severe battering, Sarah Filmer says she’s now thinking about what might come next…

Geese fly in to Riverside Park
Interview with Sarah Filmer about the installation
Riverside geese flying proud following refurbishment

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