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West Norfolk church celebrates fenland art

Grimston art2The first of the 426 paintings that will be on display at a West Norfolk church has arrived and excitement is building as organisers expect to welcome at least 1,000 visitors to the exhibition. 

The Celebration of Art exhibition at St Botolph's Church, Grimston begins on Tuesday May 24th until May 30th. The new Mayor of King's Lynn, Cllr Colin Sampson, is coming to open the exhibition at the Artists' Preview Evening on May 23rd.


The 173 artists come from across the region from as far afield as Cromer, Norwich, Diss, Sleaford, Hunstanton and Littleport.


Admission and a catalogue are completely free, Grimston art1and there will be ample refreshments and parking, and toilet facilities.


The pictures on display are all available to purchase with prices from £10 to several hundred, of all styles, which can be collected or delivered after 7pm on the last day.


Click here to download a poster to promote the event

Opening hours for the week-long exhibition are:

  • Tuesday 24 - Saturday 28 May 10am-6pm
  • Sunday 29 May 12 noon to 6pm
  • Bank holiday Monday 30 May 10am to 7pm

The church is located on the corner of Gayton Road, PE32 1BG


For further information or if you would like to contribute to next year's exhibition contact William Howard on grimston@btinternet.com

Pictured: some of the pictures in the exhibition

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