Sailing club sells art

BEER Sailing Club is hosting an art auction on Saturday, August 14.

The auction, at the club in Common Lane, is the second art-based fundraising event organised to raise funds for the new club house. An anonymous art exhibition in June raised �2,239 and the club hopes to raise a further �2,000 tomorrow.

The eight paintings and prints available have been donated by Andrew Coates, Eddie Burrows, Ray Balkwill, Bob Bradshaw and Julia King-Keast. Starting at 7.30pm, the sale will be managed by auctioneer Martin Diplock and all works will be available to take away there and then. To view the pieces visit For more information about the event and about submitting a commission bid call Geoff Pook on 07966490429 or email him at