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Erm, not sure what to make of the sculptures (based on the four seasons) dotted around the Minster... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
Don't make a special journey

Worth 10 minutes after you've finished looking around the minster, but don't make a special journey.

Reviewed 22 February 2017
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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29 May 2018
“An Unique Charm”
27 May 2018
“Awful waste of money”
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

It is 4 years since I last saw the Sculpture Sequence, but it has not lost its charm. This visit was in the evening and the light brought out new colours and shadows.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The front one looks like some ribbed sex toy. What a complete and utter load of garbage. Awful, and a waste of money.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Erm, not sure what to make of the sculptures (based on the four seasons) dotted around the Minster they add nothing at all and not sure what they are supposed to be.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Worth 10 minutes after you've finished looking around the minster, but don't make a special journey.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

They look like tractor wheels and a Christmas tree gone wrong.They are out of place in the grounds of a magnificent building.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Eve1232014
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We found these sculptures as we walked around the outside of Howden's lovely Minster. We didn't have a clue what they were there for until we found the information board with an explanation on it. Not sure if they are in the right place as...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 23 May 2015

There's so much in Howden, and its minster is a major attraction in its own right, that I don't see what these sculptures are meant to add. There's nothing wrong with them in and of themselves, but placed where they are it's something like playing...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I'm sorry but the 'sculpture' at the southern end of the church near the market place reminds me of a giant dog turd.....or is it just me ?

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank Andy W
Reviewed 5 September 2014

There is so much to see in Howden. The sculptures do not do much for me in the location they are in. I find the Minster inspiring. The walk round the Minster is so nice the sculptures are not out of keeping, but do not...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Baconear5
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Commissioned in 2000 by the Howden Town Forum, the Howden Sculpture Sequence consists of 9 granite forms and a walkway representing the 4 Elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water, and is a cultural contribution to a bigger town regeneration scheme. Carved in Scotland by...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank MedEngland
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