Welcome to

Teignmouth Recycled Art In Landscape

TRAIL is an artist-led, voluntary organisation dedicated to bringing attention to environmental issues through innovative recycled art. Our highlight event is the annual sculpture trail along Teignmouth Sea Front, captivating visitors with stunning eco-friendly creations throughout the summer season on the South Devon coast.
In addition to our signature sculpture trail, we host workshops, create sculptures for environmental causes, and collaborate with local schools and community groups to spread our message of conservation through art. Join us in our mission to inspire change and appreciation for our planet’s beauty through creativity and community engagement. Experience the power of art in advocating for a greener, more sustainable world with TRAIL.

TRAIL OFFICIALLY OPENS…

Welcome to This Year’s Art Trail!

We are excited to announce that the Trail is officially open from Monday, July 15th. Come and explore the thought-provoking sculptures and engage with the powerful messages they convey. Public voting will begin shortly after the opening, with the winners announced at the end of September.

This year’s Trail promises to be our best yet, running from the start of the summer holidays all the way through to 1st October. We have over 13 breathtaking sculptures, featuring contributions from professional artists across the South West, local schools, and community groups. Amazing works by professional artists will be showcased, along with collaborations with Hazeldown Primary, OLSP, Wolborough Primary, The Ness Care Dementia Group, MIT Carers Group, and other community groups.

Additionally, we will be offering free recycled art workshops during the summer holidays based at TAAG Arts & Community Centre, details to follow shortly.

Join us for a truly inspiring experience and immerse yourself in the creativity and community spirit of this year’s Trail.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Celebrating the Visionaries Behind Trail 2024

Trail 2024 stands as a beacon of artistic expression and environmental advocacy, and we owe a great debt of gratitude to our generous sponsors whose unwavering support makes this annual event possible. These patrons are not just sponsors; they are true visionaries who share our passion for amplifying voices through the medium of recycled artworks. Their commitment and belief in our mission enable us to create a platform where creativity and sustainability converge, inspiring change and a deeper understanding of our environmental responsibilities.

As we embark on the 18th year of this impactful journey, Trail 2024 continues to showcase an extraordinary array of sculptures, each thoughtfully crafted from repurposed materials. These artworks do more than captivate the eye—they carry potent environmental messages that challenge and inspire viewers to reflect on their own impact on the planet. The trail, set against the backdrop of nature’s beauty, becomes a space where art and environmentalism intersect, offering a poignant reminder of the urgent need for sustainable practices.

Our sponsors play an instrumental role in this initiative. Their contributions are not merely financial; they represent a shared vision for a future where art serves as a catalyst for ecological awareness and action. It is through their support that we are able to provide a platform for artists to create, innovate, and communicate important environmental narratives. Each sculpture along the trail tells a story of conservation, urging us to rethink our habits and embrace more sustainable lifestyles.

This year, as you explore Trail 2024, you will encounter a diverse collection of sculptures that each uniquely address various aspects of environmentalism—from climate change and pollution to conservation and renewable resources. These artworks are more than static displays; they are dynamic calls to action, encouraging each of us to consider the small but significant steps we can take to protect our planet. Through their creativity, the artists translate complex ecological issues into tangible, accessible art, fostering a greater appreciation and understanding among viewers.

In conclusion, we extend our deepest gratitude to our sponsors for their invaluable support. Their dedication not only sustains the Trail but also helps cultivate a culture of environmental consciousness and artistic innovation. Together, we are not just promoting art but also championing a movement towards a more sustainable future. Trail 2024 is a testament to the power of collective effort and the profound impact that art can have in advocating for environmental stewardship.

Building on our initial appreciation of the sponsors of Trail 2024, we are delighted to further highlight the specific contributions of our award sponsors, who play an instrumental role in fostering creativity and environmental awareness through our event.

Artist Award Sponsor: Teignmouth Art Society (TAS)
Teignmouth Art Society, established in 1948, is dedicated to encouraging art in the Teignmouth area. The society offers a welcoming community for artists of all levels, hosting a range of activities including workshops, exhibitions, and informal art sessions. Their support for the Artist Award underlines their commitment to nurturing artistic talent and enhancing the local cultural landscape.

Public Choice Award Sponsor: Jurassic Golf Teignmouth
Jurassic Golf Teignmouth has generously sponsored the Public Choice Award, reflecting their support for community engagement and the celebration of public opinion in art. Their contribution helps bridge the gap between artists and the audience, fostering a deeper appreciation for the exhibited works.

Environmental Award Sponsor: Local Benefactor
The Environmental Award has been sponsored by a local benefactor who passionately believes in Trail’s mission. This award emphasises the importance of environmental stewardship and encourages artists to integrate sustainable practices into their work.

Community Award Sponsor: TAAG Arts and Community Centre
TAAG Arts and Community Centre in Teignmouth is a cornerstone of local artistic and community endeavours. TAAG not only supports Trail by hosting workshops and providing unwavering support but also plays a vital role in promoting art and community engagement through various initiatives. Their involvement ensures that TRAIL continues to be a platform for artistic expression and environmental advocacy.

In addition to these prominent sponsors, several other businesses and organisations have pledged their support, further underscoring the community’s commitment to sustainability and artistic innovation. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our supporters who make Trail 2024 an inspiring and impactful event.

https://www.facebook.com/TeignmouthDevoneatplants/?locale=en_GB
https://voyageart.co.uk/
https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=1047
https://pellewflooring.co.uk/

Can you help? would you like to sponsor TRAIL 2024? see all the information below or get in touch to find out more.

TRAIL’s ongoing projects…

Missed the 2022 TRAIL? To view the sculptures and to learn more about the artists click here.

TRAIL 2022 Award winners…



For more information on sponsorship or volunteering with TRAIL please contact us at trailartuk@gmail.com

TRAIL is powered by volunteers