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September 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Votives are objects that are seen as tools of holiness. In many cultures even dating back to the early Neolithic times votives are used in prayers or commemorative and remembrance ceremonies. They are said to be cleansing to the soul.
Voltives are also used to heal oneselves in terms of spirit and soul are it said to provide relief and relaxation. Visitors to the exhibition and performance will be encouraged to personally engage and reflect upon their own experiences of ritual and belief, their wishes for change and the role of the Thames in this ‘liquid hope’.
The Associated Clay Workers Union (ACWU), alongside ceramic students from Morley College, will produce work around the theme of votive offerings, to be displayed in the Lancelot Link cabinets at Southwark Cathedral.