“At St Peter Mancroft, we declare a climate emergency.”

So said Revd Dr Fiona Haworth, Associate Priest at St Peter Mancroft and project lead for the Gaia Exhibition, yesterday, as Gaia, a 6m globe hanging, suspended above the Chancel was officially welcomed to Norwich, it’s home for the next month. Visitors can wander underneath it and experience a new perspective on our fragile planet.

Designed by Luke Jerram, Gaia allows us to see our planet, floating in three dimensions. We can share the experience of astronauts in a feeling of awe for our planet home. This viewpoint provides a new appreciation of the inter-dependence of all