Throne of Weapons

Throne of Weapons

Tour dates: 9 February 2005 25 October 2006
Tour ended

Making a 'Children's Throne of Weapons' at Livesey Museum, London Public debate on gun crime at the Horniman Museum, London with Bishop Dinis Sengulane speaking; local community representatives are seated to his right and the artist Kester, on his left. Detail of the cover image from DVD made by prisoners at Pentonville Prison as part of a project centred around the Throne on social and personal change Nicola Inson of Christian Aid running a session at William Ellis School, London The Throne of Weapons in Coventry Cathedral for Remembrance Sunday

"The purpose of the project is to disarm the minds of people and to disarm the hands of people." Bishop Dinis Sengulane, 2005

  • Horniman Museum, London
    9 – 28 February 2005 
  • Portcullis House, Parliament Square, London
    2 March 2005
  • Ulster Museum, Belfast
    5 March – 10 April 2005
  • Moat Community College, Leicester
    13 – 15 April 2005
  • New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester
    16 – 17 April 2005
  • Sir Jonathan North Community College, Leicester
    18 April 2005
  • Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
    20 April – 8 May 2005
  • Gateshead MetroCentre
    3 May 2005 
  • Kingsmeadow School, Gateshead
    6 May 2005
  • The National Museum Wales, Cardiff
    10 May – 5 June 2005
  • Mount Stuart Primary School, Cardiff
    17 May 2005
  • Bryn Deri Primary School, Cardiff
    20 May 2005
  • National Youth Eisteddfod, Millennium Centre, Cardiff
    1 June 2005
  • Liverpool Cathedral
    7 – 12 June 2005
  • The Manchester Museum
    14 June – 7 July 2005
  • Perth Museum & Art Gallery
    9 July – 30 August 2005
  • Department for International Development, London
    5 – 9 September 2005
  • Pentonville Prison, London
    9 – 23 September 2005
  • Bristol City’s Museum & Art Gallery
    1 – 30 October 2005 
  • Whitefield Fishponds Community School, Bristol
    20 October 2005
  • The Trinity Centre, Bristol
    27 October 2005
  • The Herbert, Coventry
    1 – 30 November 2005
  • Coventry Cathedral
    12 – 14 November 2005
  • Southfields Primary School, Coventry
    1 December 2005
  • The CarAf Centre for raising African-Caribbean achievement, London
    10 December 2005
  • UK Youth Parliament, British Museum, London
    14 December 2005
  • The Livesey Museum, London
    17 December 2005 – 25 February 2006
  • William Ellis School, London
     6 April 2006
  • Haverstock School, London
    29 June 2006
  • Museums Association Conference, Bournemouth
    24 October 2006
  • UK Youth Parliament, British Museum, London
    25 October 2006

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Images from top:
Making a 'Children's Throne of Weapons' at Livesey Museum, London; Public debate on gun crime at the Horniman Museum, London with Bishop Dinis Sengulane speaking; local community representatives are seated to his right and the artist Kester, on his left; Detail of the cover image from DVD made by prisoners at Pentonville Prison as part of a project centred around the Throne on social and personal change; Nicola Inson of Christian Aid running a session at William Ellis School, London; The Throne of Weapons in Coventry Cathedral for Remembrance Sunday