June 27, 2011
art exhibition raises £280 for Indian school
of art lovers flocked to a fundraising art exhibition in Burnham-On-Sea
on Saturday (June 25th).
The 'R-Tex' exhibition at Burnham Baptist Church Hall in College
Street raised £280 for the Peter Gilliard Memorial School
in Rajahmundry, India, which is named after Highbridge resident
Peter Gilliard, who died in 2002.
school educates over 360 children and costs £2,000 a month
to keep running and is funded partly by events in the Burnham
and Highbridge area.
Organiser Jayne Feltham told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had
a good flow of visitors throughout the day and thank everyone
for their support."
She said a further fundraising exhibition will be held on September
3rd at the same location, which will again be open to the public,
and on July 30th at the Gospel Tabernacle.
Saturday's event included artwork from Aaron and Malcom Spratt
(top), Susand Yard (above) and photos from Richard Phillips (below).