Cumbernauld Living Landscape

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Ravenswood #LivingWindow by David Galletly

David Galletly #LivingWindow for Ravenswood Nature Reserve
The artist David Galletly, working with the British Dragonfly Society, has taken inspiration from the dragonflies found at Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve to create a colourful, kaleidoscope-like animation. Dragonflies thrive in damp marshy area and are a sign of a healthy natural habitat. Cumbernauld has an array of greenspaces that have an abundance of dragonflies. Image: Beth Chalmers

 

The Langriggs #LivingWindow by Gabriella DiTano

Gabriella DiTano's #LivingWindow for The Langriggs
The Langriggs is an old term meaning meaning "long gardens". It describes the long, narrow plots of land dating back to medieval times that run perpendicular to the cottages in Cumbernauld Village. The artist Gabriella DiTano’s mural, produced with the help of Cumbernauld Village Action for the Community and Carbrain & Hillcrest Play Scheme, is an abstract representation of the shape colour and excitement of these gardens. Image: Beth Chalmers

 

Cumbernauld Community Park #LivingWindow by Emily Shepherd

Cumbernauld Community Park #LivingWindow by Emily Shepherd
Cumbernauld Community Park is becoming famous because of the new sculpture Arria. The artist Emily Shepherd, alongside Friends of Cumbernauld Community Park, chose to take inspiration from another new addition: the recently completed play park. Its abstract geometric shapes contrast with the areas natural beauty to create a fun collage. Image: Beth Chalmers

 

Cumbernauld Glen #LivingWindow by David Galletly

David Galletly Cumbernauld Glen artwork (c) Beth Chalmers
Cumbernauld Glen is an ancient wood full of plants and animals native to Scotland. The artist David Galletly, working closely with Friends of Cumbernauld Glen and Cumbernauld YMCA, has drawn many hidden details of the nature to be found there. Amongst the four oak trees there are woodpeckers, blue bells and butterflies, can you spot them? Image: Beth Chalmers

 

Programme leaders

Scottish Wildlife Trust   North Lanarkshire Council   Forestry Commission   Central Scotland Green Network  North Lanarkshire Council