24/Mar/2018 — 23/Jun/2018

Neither Land Nor Sea:

Contemporary and Historical representations of

Blackpool’s Piers


Bringing together contemporary and historical representations of Blackpool’s piers, Neither Land nor Sea, documents the enduring appeal of the architecture, atmosphere and activity of these Seaside structures.

Alongside paintings and photographic works from the Grundy’s Collection, a series of images by 19th Century, Blackpool-based photographer, Albert Eden, will also be exhibited. Printed from glass slides; part of Blackpool Council’s Heritage Collections, these images will be shown alongside a selection of work from photographers based in, or with links to Blackpool and the Fylde Coast, for whom Blackpool’s piers are a frequent subject.

Featuring works by; Albert Eden, H. Burrell, Joseph Conrad Morley, Thomas Huson, Simon Roberts, Linzi Cason, Karl Child, Yannick Dixon, Claire Griffiths, Dawn Mander, Jill Reidy, Richard Jon and Kate Yates.

 

 

EVENTS

 

Saturday 14 April, 3pm – 5pm

Neither Land nor Sea, Artists’ Talk

Saturday 9 June, (time tbc)
Blackpool North Pier, Tour and Talk

Saturday 16 June, 3pm – 5pm
The Social History of Blackpool’s Piers, an Illustrated Talk by Tony Sharkey


All events are FREE and will take place at the Grundy apart from the Blackpool North Pier, Tour and Talk. Please contact the Grundy or see our website for further information about any of these events