Museum of the Moon

Luke Jerram

Friday 12 - Sunday 21 May Various Times

The Forum

A giant glowing moon hovers above the ground outside a bandstand, partially shielded from view by foliage.

A giant inflatable moon featuring detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface will appear at The Forum for the first week of the Festival. With an atmospheric soundscape, relax on deckchairs and bask in the moonlight.

Outside The Forum
Friday 12th - Saturday 13th May, 12 - 11pm
Sunday 14th May, 12 - 8pm
Saturday 20th May, 12 - 11pm
Sunday 21st May, 12 - 6pm

Forum Atrium
Monday 15th - Friday 19th May, 8am - 11pm

A line-up of lunar-inspired live music, dance and performance will be  happening beneath the moon, including Rabo de Foguete, Total Ensemble Theatre Company and Norwich Cathedral Choir. Check back soon for a full schedule of performances. 

Luke Jerram is known worldwide for the large scale public artworks he creates which encourage public participation. His global sensation Play Me I’m Yours left pianos on the streets of 50 cities from London to Melbourne and New York, and they have been enjoyed by more than 10 million people worldwide. His installation Park and Slide caught the public’s imagination as huge crowds turned out to watch people hurtle down a giant water slide in Bristol.

The moon's a balloon in Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon installation - in pictures

Using images from Nasa, Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram has created a lunar installation featuring moonbathing and a soundtrack by composer Dan Jones

Visit Museum of the Moon website here

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Norwich Business Improvement District

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Supported by The Forum. With thanks to Norfolk & Norwich Festival Director’s Circle Supporters Jackie & Richard Higham.

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Museum of the Moon by artist Luke Jerram, co-commissioned by a number of creative organisations brought together by Luke Jerram and Norfolk & Norwich Festival. These include: At-Bristol, Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Lakes Alive, Provincial Domain Dommelhof, Brighton Festival, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival and Without Walls.

The artwork has also been created in partnership with the UK Space Agency, University of Bristol and The Association for Science and Discovery Centres.

Museum of the Moon has received a Creation aid by the IN SITU network, in the frame of Platform and Act. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission (DGEAC – Culture programme).