Chester Evening Leader

Powering the Northern powerhouse

Year: 2017

Food for thought at the Zoo

A THOUGHT-PROVOKING exhibition inspired by a legendary Bob Dylan song is to come to Chester Zoo.

Hard Rain – an open-air exhibition of dramatic and moving photographs set to the lyrics of Dylan’s famous 60s protest song, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, will be at Chester Zoo from May 28.

Aimed at encouraging action on climate change, habitat loss, pollution and poverty, the exhibition features hard-hitting photographs taken by London-based photographer Mark Edwards.

The exhibition, which will be launched at the zoo by Mark, is touring the world and is accompanied by a Hard Rain book which has been sent to every world leader encouraging them to reveal the policies they are implementing to reduce CO² and other greenhouse gases and deal with other problems.Š

Gill Wells, of Chester Zoo’s education department, said: “People fortunate to have already seen Hard Rain have found it … Read the rest