Legends of Signum: Battle for Vallor

Turning Point: MP125

A project in Barnard Castle, UK by The Bowes Museum

Status: Active

Own your own piece of The Bowes Museum's heritage! Pledge to turn our magnificent Monkey Puzzle into contemporary hand crafted bowls.
Backers: 82
Average Daily Pledges: £304
Average Pledge Per Backer: £104

Funding: £8,504 of £10,000
Dates: May 25th -> Jul 13th (50 days)
Project By: The Bowes Museum
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Latest News

Elizabeth Conran and the Second Monkey Puzzle

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Elizabeth Conran, former Curator of The Bowes Museum, called in to share with us her memories of a public campaign in the 1980s and the foresight she had to plant a second Monkey Puzzle, as part of the campaign, next to John Bowes' tree. You'll need... (Read More)

Update to Update #3!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Since sharing the update on Sunday evening about the Teesdale photographer, Elijah Yeoman and the photograph of John Bowes' Monkey Puzzle in front of the Museum, Keith Orange, owner of Vintage Graphics got in touch to shed some light on dating the... (Read More)

Insight into Elijah Yeoman, Teesdale Photographer

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Elijah Yeoman was a farmer’s son brought up in Coverdale, in the Yorkshire Dales who went on to become a celebrated photographer. He was born in 1849, only ten years after the invention of photography. Nothing much is known of his early years but... (Read More)

Over half way!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We are delighted to have surpassed the half-way point in reaching our £10,000 target! The project is 54% funded with 51 backers to date and 42 days remaining. Thank you so much to everyone who has pledged so far and shared the campaign with friends... (Read More)

Off to a Great Start!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Just to say a huge thank you to all those backers who have pledged in the first two days of our Monkey Puzzle Legacy campaign. What a start and already lots of our 125th anniversary commemorative bowls have been reserved by you! We kicked off with... (Read More)

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