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#674329 - 9th Mar 2012 9:30am Olympic Year Art Instilation In Birkenhead Doocks
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Watching the News last night and saw the Lazer Light show in Preston featured, jogged my memory! anyone know if the 'planned' event of a huge water spout, to mark the olympic year, in Birkenhead docks is going ahead?
I know there was a competion, of sorts where various projects were proposed, this one and was given funding to facilitate the instilation, but I haven't heard any more about it, and wondered if anyone on here had any information.

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#674509 - 9th Mar 2012 3:27pm Re: Olympic Year Art Instilation In Birkenhead Doocks [Re: katiechops]
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People ask about this every year or so. After the initial flurry of excitement it seemed to die a quiet death.

I reckon the powers to be had second thoughts about the wisdom of creating a fountain of vapour using the water from the rancid lake next to a sewage plant with the consequences for public health that would ensue, but maybe that's just me.

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#674908 - 11th Mar 2012 3:24am Re: Olympic Year Art Instilation In Birkenhead Doocks [Re: katiechops]
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It was supposed to be delayed until March, but the planning application doesn't appear to have been approved yet!

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