THE LOVE LOCKS PROJECT, FILL A HEART WITH LOVE
To celebrate the ease of government restrictions after COVID 19 lockdowns Blackwood Miners’ Institute teamed up with NONaffArt to unveil the LOVE LOCKS sculpture, currently situated at the heart of Blackwood Retail Park located opposite of the dragon brick circle and aside of local super market ASDA. The Love Locks project was launched 25th January 2021 a date known as Dydd Santes Dwynwen the Welsh equivalent to Valentines Day.
The sculpture commissioned by Blackwood Miners institute commemorates the efforts of all participants who took part in the LOVE LOCK project during January’s lockdown, the aim of this project was to encourage the community to use their imagination to breathe new life into old padlocks while giving them a fun activity to encourage wellbeing.
‘FILL A HEART WITH LOVE’ Members of the public still have time to contribute to the project by visiting and hanging a personalised padlock directly on a to the sculpture in Blackwood.