artists help Indian school with town exhibition
of art lovers flocked to an exhibition in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday
(April 10th) to help raise cash for a school in India.
'R-Tex' exhibition at Burnham Baptist Church Hall in College Street
raised funds for the Peter Gilliard Memorial School in Rajahmundry,
India which is named after Highbridge resident Peter Gilliard,
who died in 2002.
school, which educates over 360 children, costs £2,000 a
month to keep running and is funded by events in the Burnham area,
including the annual Smile Walk, photo exhibitions, bric-a-brac
sales, quiz nights and carnival collections.
Pat Leslie told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a steady flow
of visitors throughout the day and thank everyone for their support."
said a further fundraising art exhibition will be held on July
31st at the same location, which will again be open to the public.
event included a display of photos from Richard Phillips (pictured
at the top of this page), plus paintings and other artwork.
Spratt with some of his paintings on show at the event
Pat Leslie and Jayne Feltham at Saturday's event