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The Elephant's New Castle

  • Name: The Elephant's New Castle
  • Location: Eldon Square, Newcastle
  • Designed and descorated by: Ellie Tarratt
  • Sponsor: McClure Solicitors

Sculpture Description

Ellie Tarratt is an artist and props maker with a passion for history. Her current projects include the creation of a range of medieval inspired textiles and ceramics. Her work often uses traditional tools and techniques celebrating the unique and distinctive qualities of working by hand. ‘The Elephant’s New Castle’ is inspired by the tradition of the elephant and castle but this time the elephant get the castle to enjoy with his friends! The castle design has references to the Norman architecture of the Newcastle Keep. Look out for fairytale characters – but perhaps it’s best to not tell the elephant about the mice!