Some of the wooden walls and stalls and mangers have been removed to open up the space.
Then it began to go white, walls, stalls and the ceiling
painstakingly sprayed white. It has to be said that if I had been involved with this bit the floor would likely be sprayed white too!
The electricity has been reconnected and three strip lights and umpteen plug sockets installed.
Dad oiled up the enormous gate and has re hung that, so that the gallery retains it’s barn-ness and enables us to change the interior space from time to time.
The barn has a smart new front door and over the next couple of days the floor will be painted. With just two weeks to go before we open it has been all hands on deck and I spent yesterday afternoon strimming (or ‘scalping’) the yard so that it looks tidy and mum has been potting up plants and arranging flower pots and tubs along the wall.
But the first visitors arrived ……..