Art Group's 50th
Art Group kicked off its 50th anniversary celebrations with the
opening of a week-long exhibition at the town's Community Centre
on Friday evening (July 30th).
Mayor and Mayoress, Michael and Maria Clarke, officially opened
the event alongside the group's Chairman Alan Castle and Vice
Chairman Pete Smith.
Smith told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This is a special week for
the group and to mark it we have over 65 paintings on display
from our 20 members."
week-long exhibition runs in the Community Centre in Berrow Road
until Saturday August 7th and is open every day from 10am-5pm.
Entrance is free.
of the artwork is available to buy and a raffle for a painting
will be drawn on the final day at 3pm to raise money for the Parkinsons
Society and the Art Group.
(above) are Burnham's Mayor and Mayoress, Michael and Maria Clarke,
with the group's Chairman Alan Castle and Vice Chairman Pete Smith,
and (below) Cllr Eric Gill, Town Clerk Eileen Shaw and Community
Centre Chairman Ken Hindle at Friday's preview evening