Clan Cancer Support, the north-east’s leading cancer support charity, has partnered with Wild in Art once again to bring an exciting new art trail to the north-east, Moray, Orkney and Shetland.

The BookBench Trail will give the public access to a free and immersive art exhibition from July – September 2025, with BookBench sculptures designed by some of the country’s most talented artists.

Clan chose the BookBench sculpture, which depicts an open book, because of the charity’s lifeline listening support service which enables anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis to open up and tell their story.

We hope the sculpture, which can seat two adults, will encourage people to take time to reflect on their wellbeing as they enjoy discovering the artwork on the trail.

We’ll be updating this page frequently with more information as the project develops. Make sure you follow our dedicated trail social media pages for updates including artist submissions opening and sign up for our newsletter to read all about it!

Do you have a question for The BookBench team? Email our dedicated email address here:

Fiona Reading Book 2
  • Sculptures Inside
  • Sculpture in Garden 8
  • Sculpture in Garden 3
  • Sarah Garden 1
  • Project Team 3
  • Fiona Sarah Garden 4
  • Fiona Reading Book 2
  • Fiona Garden Sitting Down 2

Looking for a unique sponsorship opportunity? Early bird discounts now available!

We have a range of packages available for businesses of all sizes who want to be part of this important community cultural project and raise awareness and funds for the longest standing, commercially independent cancer support charity in the north of Scotland, Clan Cancer Support.

Packages start at £450 and a £500 discount on sculpture sponsorship is currently running until the end of March.

To find out more, request a sponsorship package by emailing:

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