Group: Petanque players
Definition: Players in Bath of the French boules game Petanque
Reasons for selecting: We love how many people in Bath play the French boules game Petanque. It seems like such a fun, social hobby/sport, which is open to all ages and abilities. Members of the Bath Petanque club are very friendly and happy to pass on the skill of playing boules to anyone who would like to try. In Bath there are also ‘pistes’ in two local parks, where members of the community can play matches for free.
As part of their project ‘Picture in the Paper’, artists LOW PROFILE searched for all of the people in Bath who play the French boules game Petanque, bringing them together to make a professional photographic portrait of as many people in this group as possible.
PHOTO SHOOT DATE: 9th November 2014
TIME: 13:30 – 15:00
LOCATION: BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN
The Petanque players portrait was one of 18 group photographs taken in November 2014, before being published in the Bath Chronicle and then put on permanent public display, in the new Centre for the Arts at the University of Bath when it opened in February 2015.
Petanque Players of Bath, gathered at BRLSI on Sunday 9th November 2014.
Back row: Christopher Isaac, Sue Hopkins, T Basson, Lesley Hall, Alex Robertson, Diana Lockwood, Don Grimbs, Cary Bush, Diane Greenaway, Roy Hatch
Front row: Jim Canham, Helga Canham, Ron Hopkin, Eeranza Isaac, Eileen Anderton, Mary Bradbridge, Thelma Grimes
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