The “Forkbeard Theatre of Animation” Exhibition no longer tours. But across the years it has travelled to Museums, Art Galleries and Arts Centres across the UK and abroad, attracting well over a million visitors.

Perhaps the most spectacular large scale sculpture is Forkbeard’s Penny Saunders’ “Restless Temple”,  the temple that sways in the wind at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens near Gulval, Penzance in Cornwall, UK.
You can visit it here live

“A glorious, image-juggling, myth-bending feast for eyes and brain” The EVENING STANDARD
“Architects of Fantasy” two years at the V&A’s Theatre Museum, Covent Garden, London 1999 to 2001. 300,000 visitors.
“Forkbeard: Theatre of Animation” at The Royal Festival Hall London (2012-13)
“Demented enchantment that can induce spasms of giddy pleasure…deliciously witty" The TIMES
Forkbeard have made numerous permanent exhibits and interactive installations for Museums, Gardens, Nature Reserves and Visitor Centres, many of which which are still active. They range from sculptures, mechanical gadgets, vignettes, and boxes with miniature animated worlds you can peer into.
"The Cabinet of Curiosities" Lyme Regis Museum
"Rocks Shape Lives" Torquay Museum
"The Mechanical Flowers" Greenways, Devon
Interactives at Durlston Country Park
"The Somerset Cycle" for Wyke Farms Opening
"Outside In Room" Castle Drogo, National Trust
"The Beach" Studland Bay, National Trust
"The Paranoids" Huddersfield Museum & Art Gallery
Or visit for a full history of its making
"Telescope" Cockington, Devon
National Trust Inspectors examine the "Microscope" Greenways, Devon




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