Clap for carers comes to Silloth RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

An image of clapping hands to support the NHS, has been projected onto Silloth RNLI lifeboat station main doors.

RNLI/Nuala McAloon

The projection was based on a photograph of the artist Ian Berry’s hands, which was taken by his six-year-old son Elliot. It was first beamed onto a building near to his home in London but has since been all over the country, including onto the Angel of the North, the sculpture by Antony Gormley near the A1 at Newcastle Gateshead, along with the Theatre By The Lake in Keswick, amongst others.

The projection was done unbeknown to most people in the town.
Clapping for all NHS workers began on 26 March but the instigator has called for the ending of the weekly clap on 28 May after 10 weeks.



Elliott Berry and his artist dad, Ian.

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