Peace Doves in the Community

18/02/2022 - 15/04/2022, As per opening hours at each site.

Derby Cathedral

Iron Gate




Derby Cathedral is a special place of prayer, worship and hospitality set at the heart of the city.

Derby Cathedral is delighted to welcome Peace Doves to the city from 23rd April – 12th June 2022.

Peace Doves is a mass participation large-scale art installation, created by renowned sculptor and artist Peter Walker. It features around 8,000 paper doves suspended on ribbon above the nave of the Cathedral, accompanied by a soundscape from composer David Harper.

In the weeks and months leading up to the opening day, visitors to the Museum and Art Gallery and the Museum of Making are invited to get involved in decorating paper doves that will form part of the installation.

Drop in to the Museum of Making (Throwing Room) from 18th Feb – 15th April and the Museum and Art Gallery (World Collection Gallery) from 20th Feb – 15th April to decorate a dove that will then become part of the art installation at Derby Cathedral.


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