How’s it hanging? Yarmouth church re-introduced to public with unusual art installation

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

It's an eerie exhibition that looks like something in the running for the prestigious Turner Prize.

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

For suspended in ghostly space and framed by the beauty of a redundant church are hundreds of random objects, spanning chairs, tea-cups, videos and cushions that seem to float and have a life of their own.

The unusual art installation will from Monday welcome local folk into St John's Church in York Road for the first time in years, giving them a taste of all that was left behind - and a glimpse of what is to come.

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust bought the building for £1 at the end of last year and hopes to transform it into a hub for creative industries.

Once inside conservationists found an accumulation of junk and jumble which has been strung up like conkers for the thought-provoking display.

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher


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The free exhibition opens on Monday and is hoped to be the first of many.

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

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St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

An exhibition of of old jumble is set to be suspended from the ceiling at St John's Church, Yarmouth

An exhibition of of old jumble is set to be suspended from the ceiling at St John's Church, Yarmouth. The former fisherman's church has been bought by a preservation trust for £1. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the

St John's Church, Yarmouth is home to a new Art Installation with every day objects haning from the church ceiling. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

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