An artist who created three iconic art pieces featuring places in Colchester will give a farewell talk before the work is removed. 

Internationally renowned artist Will Teather, who designed the Colchester Globes, will give a final talk at Colchester Castle. 

The globes have been on display across the city since last June and the display will come to an end next week. 

Mr Teather is travelling to Colchester to discuss the artwork and its origins, with the chance to ask questions about the creative process and the techniques. 

Gazette: Art - Will Teather will host a final talk and workshop before touring with his globes

The spherical orbs recreate real-life scenes in painstaking hand-painted detail, taking in full 360-degree panoramas. 

Viewers were mesmerised by the work and described it as “ingenious” and “surprisingly absorbing and puzzle like". 

In September, the artwork was vandalised by two teenagers, who were caught by CCTV footage swinging one of the globes in the air until its wire snapped, leaving the artist furious. 

The globes can be found in Lion Walk, Colchester Castle and Hollytrees museum until January 18. 


After this, the artist intends to tour them across the UK as well as introduce them to an international audience. 

Tickets for the farewell talk and workshop on January 13 can be booked in advance with the team at Colchester Castle via phone on 01206 282939.